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Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation.

Veteran shares message of hope for those considering suicide

Active duty service members and veterans often face a number of barriers when it comes to seeking and receiving the mental health treatment they need.

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died.

Seymour Johnson chosen to host Air Force tanker fleet

The U.S. Air Force says Seymour Johnson Air Force base in eastern North Carolina has been selected to host a new fleet of aerial tankers beginning in 2019.

6 airmen dead after US military aircraft crash in Afghanistan

An Air Force spokesman in Afghanistan says a plane crash killed an unknown number of people on the ground, along with six American airmen and five civilians.

Airman who helped stop train attack returns to US

The US Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train is back in his native California.

Authorities find human remains found in car after 43 years

Investigators following up on leads going back 43 years have found human remains in a 1968 Pontiac recovered from a lake in North Carolina.

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DaBaby booted from Lollapalooza after homophobic comments

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Donald Trump builds war chest of $102 million entering 2nd half of 2021

Donald Trump has not yet said whether he'll run for president in 2024, but he's already raising a huge war chest in case he does.

Gun-wielding masked men shoot 10 in New York City attack, speed off on mopeds

A pair of masked men unleashed a fusillade of gunfire on a crowded street in a New York City neighborhood Saturday night, wounding 10 people before getting on mopeds and speeding away, police said.

Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue.