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Pentagon: Use of surveillance planes in protests was legal

The investigation by the Air Force inspector general found that the planes were used to gather information about crowd size, crowd flows and fires but they did not monitor individuals.

Pentagon bans Confederate flag in way to avoid Trump’s wrath

The Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, using a carefully worded policy that doesn’t mention the word ban or that specific flag.

Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran’s strike

The Pentagon says 34 U.S. troops have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base.

Pentagon identifies 3 servicemen killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon has released the names of three U.S. servicemen killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

Packages with suspected ricin sent to Pentagon, Navy chiefs

Authorities at a Pentagon mail screening facility found two envelopes suspected of containing ricin, a poison made from castor beans, and turned them over to the FBI for further analysis, officials said Tuesday.

7 U.S. service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash

The Pentagon says all seven service members aboard a U.S. helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed.

NC bases had at least 39 kid-on-kid sex assault reports

A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other kids on base.

President Trump requests Pentagon plan big military parade

President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a military parade in Washington later this year, the Pentagon's top spokesperson confirmed.

Navy pilot recalls encounter with UFO: ‘I think it was not from this world’

Retired Cmdr. David Fravor spent 18 years as a Navy pilot, but nothing prepared him for what he witnessed during a routine training mission on Nov. 14, 2004.

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‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy, ’70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Reddy’s children announced their mother’s death Tuesday evening, saying that while they are heartbroken, they “take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever.”

First debate descends into chaos as Trump and Biden exchange attacks

The first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden featured a chaotic series of bitter exchanges and name-calling, with the president repeatedly speaking over his Democratic rival and the moderator struggling to maintain control of the 90-minute affair.

Wilmington neighborhood says farewell to longtime UPS driver

One Wilmington area UPS driver has spent the past two decades serving the people of the Cape Fear. As his time in the position comes to an end, the community around him is showing their thanks.  

NHRMC Partnership Advisory Group votes in favor of Novant sale agreement

The Partnership Advisory Group, tasked with exploring the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, has voted in favor of a final purchase agreement with Novant Health.