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Female soldiers training on a firing range. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Army tests both women, men in combat fitness study

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military researchers put dozens of soldiers, both women and men, through a series of drills Wednesday aimed at helping the Army develop a unisex test to decide which troops are […]

03/12/2014

Referee Kenny Bayless, center, separates Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Canelo Alvarez at the end of the 11th round during a 152-pound title fight, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mayweather dominates for easy decision win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather turned one of the richest fights ever into just another $41.5 million payday Saturday night, dominating Alvarez from […]

09/15/2013

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Thunderbirds may not fly at AF Academy graduation

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force Academy seniors may be tossing their hats into an empty sky when they graduate next May because the budget battle in Washington has grounded the Thunderbirds demonstration team.

03/05/2013

women in combat, women in the military

Infantry now shut to women; do they want it open?

WASHINGTON (AP) – If or when the Pentagon lets women become infantry troops – the country’s front-line warfighters – how many women will want to? The answer is probably not many.

01/05/2013

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