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D.C. Residents Push For D.C. Flags At Military Ceremonies

D.C. residents are still pushing U.S. senators to approve a law that would allow the D.C. flag to be flown at military ceremonies honoring District residents; currently, only the flags of states are raised.

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WikiLeaks Case Draws Comparisons To Pentagon Papers

Some observers are comparing the case of accused WikiLeaks informer Bradley Manning to that of the Pentagon Papers during the 1970s — but one legal expert points to some key differences between the two.

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WikiLeaks: Pretrial Hearing For Bradley Manning Ends

Closing arguments have wrapped up in the pretrial hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking U.S. secrets to Wikileaks. A judge will rule in February on whether his treatment in a Quantico brig justifies dismissal of charges.

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Pretrial Hearing In WikiLeaks Case To Wrap Up This Week

The pretrial hearing in the case of Army private Bradley Manning is nearing its end; a judge is supposed to rule on Manning's restrictive confinement in February.

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Wikileaks Day Nine: Jailer Says Manning Was Uncommunicative

The pretrial hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was in its ninth day Friday. A Marine Corps brig commander testified that she kept Manning on suicide watch because he didn't communicate with her.

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The Case Against Bradley Manning

The case of leaked war documents from Iraq and Afghanistan came to town this week with a pre-trial hearing near Baltimore for defendant Bradley Manning. Kojo explores the tension between national security and prisoners' rights.

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WWII Veteran To Be Honored With Bronze Star

An 88-year-old World War II veteran from the D.C. area will receive the Bronze Star for Heroism today, nearly 70 years after he was wounded in battle in France.

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Marine Officer Concedes Rules Broken In Bradley Manning's Confinement

A former commander at the Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va. acknowledged in court Thursday that regulations were broken in keeping accused Wikileaks source Army Pfc. Bradley Manning on suicide watch.

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Operation Homefront Brings Holiday Joy To Children Of Veterans

A charitable organization is making sure that the children of area servicemembers get the holidays they deserve, collecting gifts and toys for low-income military families.

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Nats Host Job Fair Aimed At Veterans, Spouses

As many as 700 military veterans and their spouses headed to Nationals Park on Wednesday for a job fair aimed at finding former service members meaningful employment.

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