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President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on August 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced he has authorized military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and a humanitarian aid drop. ISIS has been advancing on the important city of Erbil, Iraq and a civilian humanitarian crisis has developed. (Photo by Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

U.S. Bombs ISIS Militants In Iraq

U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, redeeming President Barack Obama’s promise of military force to counter the advancing militants and confront the threat they pose to Iraqi civilians and Americans.

08/08/2014

Obama delivers statement on Iraq

Obama: U.S. To Send Military Advisers, Not Soldiers, To Iraq

President Barack Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military actions in Iraq if they would help fight a growing threat from extremist militants. He also says the U.S. is ready to send as many as 300 military advisers to Iraq.

06/19/2014

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, his wife Jill Biden come out from the White House to observe a moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks September 11, 2013 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nation Pauses On 9/11 To Pay Tribute To Victims

In Washington, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden walked out to the White House’s South Lawn for a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. — the time the first plane struck the south tower in New York. Another jetliner struck the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m.

09/11/2013

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Bay Area Communities Mark 12 Years Since 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Communities throughout the Bay Area are marking 12 years since the 9/11 terror attacks took nearly 3,000 lives when hijacked planes crashed into New York’s Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a rural field in Pennsylvania.

09/10/2013

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Fire Truck Damaged On 9/11 On Display At Fort Knox

Mark Skipper examined the charred remains of the vehicle, cut a grin and expressed amazement that the crew lived through the terrorist attack…

09/10/2013

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple-Samsung War Now Being Fought At Pentagon

The competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.

05/02/2013

A person uses AOptix iPhone hardware and facial recognition software. (AOptix)

Silicon Valley Firm Unveils Military Biometrics Reader For iPhone

Following a U.S. Defense Department research grant, a Silicon Valley company has rolled out new iPhone app to allow users track eyes, facial features, voices, and fingerprints.

04/09/2013

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U.S. Military To Announce Reversal On Policy That Bans Women From Combat

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce the U.S. military’s reversal of a policy that bans women from serving in combat, this week.

01/23/2013

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

New York City Marks 11th Anniversary Of September 11th Attacks

Bay Area Joins Nation In Remembering Sept. 11 Attacks 11 Years Later

The Bay Area joined the rest of the nation in marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks Tuesday in familiar but subdued ceremonies, suggesting it’s time to move on after a decade of remembrance.

09/11/2012

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