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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the test-fire of a strategic submarine underwater ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on May 9, 2015. (KCNA)

N. Korea keeps world guessing with latest nuclear bomb claim

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May 21, 2015

North Korea’s claim that it has developed the capacity to build a nuclear bomb small enough to fit inside the tight confines of a missile warhead sparked concern Wednesday but also drew skepticism about the country’s weapons and delivery systems...

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This undated photo provided by the US Marine Corps shows Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Barron, 24, of Spokane, Wash. Military officials have identified Barron, who was killed when a military aircraft crashed during a training exercise in Hawaii on Sunday, May17, 2015. The Marine Corps says Barron died of injuries sustained when the MV-22 Osprey went down Sunday at a military base outside Honolulu. (U.S. Marine Corps)

2nd Marine dies of injuries suffered in Osprey crash

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May 21, 2015

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — A second Marine has died of injuries received when an MV-22B Osprey crashed Sunday in Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows on Oahu, according to the Marine Corps.

The Marine’s family been notified, and his name will be...

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The west side of the U.S. Capitol, as seen from the Washington Monument in March, 2015. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)

House panel unveils $578.6 billion for defense spending

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May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON — The House panel that decides defense spending unveiled a $578.6 billion blueprint on Tuesday that fully funds a 2.3 percent pay raise for military men and women, prevents the retirement of the A-10 aircraft that protects ground...

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May is Military Appreciation Month: The IRS offers tax tips for military personnel

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May 20, 2015

With May designated as National Military Appreciation Month, the Internal Revenue Service has issued a reminder concerning tax benefits available to military personnel and their families.

Most benefits are described in IRS Publication 3,...

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