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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FORT HOOD DEFENDANT ADMITS HE WAS THE SHOOTER With his life hanging in the balance, the Army […]

08/07/2013

Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford describes one of his wounds from the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, at his home in Lillington, N.C. on June 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Soldier played dead after being shot at Fort Hood

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A soldier who was repeatedly shot during the Fort Hood shooting rampage says he played dead before realizing the gunman might notice he was sweating. Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford testified […]

08/06/2013

This court room sketch shows Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan during his court-martial Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Fort Hood gunman meticulously planned attack

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan fired the last of 146 bullets in his assault on Fort Hood, then walked outside where he met two civilians who asked about the commotion and […]

08/06/2013

A U.S. solider stands guard outside where the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is beginning, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Maj. Hasan: Evidence will show ‘I am the shooter’

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist accused in the deadliest mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation told jurors Tuesday that evidence would “clearly show” he was the gunman during the attack […]

08/06/2013

June 11, 2013 courtroom sketch shows U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, right, sitting by his former defense attorneys Maj. Joseph Marcee, far left, and Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, center, during a hearing at Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Fort Hood and the rarity of military executions

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of unarmed soldiers, some about to deploy to Afghanistan, were waiting inside a building for vaccines and routine checkups when a fellow soldier walked in with two handguns and enough ammunition […]

08/04/2013

Maj. Nidal Hassan (AP Photo)

Fort Hood suspect to Fox: US at war with Islam

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) – The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting said in a statement to Fox News that the U.S. government is at war with Islam. It’s the first […]

07/27/2013

Nidal Hasan (Undated Bell County Sheriffs Department photo / AP)

Fort Hood suspect says he supports Taliban

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage told some potential jurors Wednesday that he supports the Taliban and the strict Islamic Sharia law. Maj. Nidal […]

07/10/2013

Nidal Hasan (Undated Bell County Sheriffs Department photo / AP)

Fort Hood amps up security as murder trial nears

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The military courthouse on the edge of Fort Hood has been transformed into a fortress, surrounded by hundreds of stacked freight car-sized shipping containers, and by tall dirt- and sand-filled […]

07/08/2013

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Judge: Testimony about dying pregnant soldier OK

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A military judge says witness testimony about a dying pregnant soldier’s cries of “My baby! My baby!” will be allowed during the murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in […]

06/27/2013

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Sexual abuse cases put Pentagon under fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office. But for […]

05/15/2013

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