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US Adds ‘Low Yield’ Nuclear Weapon to Its Submarine Arsenal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military has deployed a new addition to its nuclear arsenal — a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead of reduced destructive power. The so-called low-yield missile joins other, more powerful weapons aboard stealthy submarines pr...
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Armed Congregants Kill Gunman Who Shot 2 at Texas Church

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said state officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship. “I was so surprised b...
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Failed Raid Against El Chapo’s Son Leaves 8 Dead in Mexico

CULIACAN, Mexico — Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious shootout with cartel henchmen that left at least eight people dead and more than ...
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Quake Damage Estimate Tops $5B at California Navy Base

LOS ANGELES — Earthquakes that struck California last month caused more than $5 billion in damage to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, a sprawling desert facility where some of the military's most advanced weapons are tested, according to an estimate made ...