New US Citizen Refugees Excited for First Presidential Vote

PHOENIX — They came fleeing war and persecution in countries like Myanmar, Eritrea and Iraq, handpicked by the United States for resettlement under longstanding humanitarian traditions. Now, tens of thousands of refugees welcomed into the U.S. during the Ob...
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Thousands Participate in Memorial Parade for Fallen Marine

SIMI VALLEY — The family of a U.S. Marine killed in Iraq last month had to postpone his memorial service because of restrictions on large gatherings in California to slow the spread of the coronavirus. On Sunday morning, they were surprised with a parade ou...
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Officials: US Strikes Iran-Backed Group That Hit Iraq Base

WASHINGTON — The U.S. launched airstrikes in Iraq Thursday, American officials said, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad. ...
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‘Days of God’: A Look at Iran’s Mounting Crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's supreme leader says his nation is living through “days of God.” In a rare Friday sermon in Tehran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stuck to the playbook Iran has relied on since 1979, blaming the country's woes on the U.S. and ot...