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Chavez to Troops: Prepare for War With Colombia

President Hugo Chavez said Venezuela could end up going to war with Colombia as tensions between them rise, and he warned that if a conflict broke out "it could extend throughout the whole continent."

N.Y.-Based Radical Muslim Hails Fort Hood Massacre

A New York City bicycle cabbie who mocked the murder of journalist Daniel Pearl and posted a prayer on the Web calling for the murder of Jews is now sending a 'Get Well Soon' message to the suspected Fort Hood gunman, the New York Post reported.

Homicide Bomb Kills 11 Others in Pakistan

A homicide bomber apparently targeting an anti-Taliban mayor struck a crowded market Sunday in northwest Pakistan, killing the mayor and 11 other people and injuring dozens, police said.

Some Saw Trouble With Fort Hood Suspect

In the months leading to Thursday's shooting spree, Hasan raised eyebrows with comments that the war on terror was "a war on Islam" and wrestled with what to tell fellow Muslim solders who had their doubts about fighting in Islamic countries.

For Marines in Afghanistan, IEDs Are a Constant Fear

Few songs are as haunting as Taps played for a fallen warrior, and on an isolated combat outpost in southern Afghanistan it has been sounded for David Baker, a 22-year-old Marine just six weeks short of redeploying home when killed in an explosion.

Suspect Could Face Death for Fort Hood Shooting

American-born Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan has yet to be charged but is expected to face at least 13 counts of murder

Navy to Commission Ship Built With World Trade Steel

The Navy is commissioning its newest battleship with a bow forged from steel that once held up the World Trade Center.

Ft. Hood Massacre Witnesses Tell Tales of Horror, Heroism

Many who witnessed the worst mass shooting on an American military base, allegedly at the hands of an angry Army psychiatrist, tell tales of horror and heroism from that day.

Texas Town Mourns Tragedy at Fort Hood

Like other military installations nationwide, the bonds between Fort Hood and the town at its doorstep are tight.