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Military · Washington

Biden nominates first woman to lead U.S. military branch

70% Center coverage: 49 sources
Adm. Linda Fagan is currently the Coast Guard's 32nd Vice Commandant. She would succeed Adm. Karl Schultz, who is scheduled to retire in May. Fagan would be the first woman to serve as the uniformed chief of a military branch.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Pentagon denies US shared intel to target Russian generals

47% Right coverage: 34 sources
The US Defense Department denied Thursday that it provided intelligence on the locations of Russian generals on the battlefield so that Ukrainian forces could kill them. The Pentagon said it was true that the United States supplies Kyiv's forces with military intelligence "to help Ukrainians defend their country" The US also reportedly shared intelligence that helped Ukraine sink the Russian warship Moskva last month.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Army private admits plotting attack on military unit

67% Center coverage: 27 sources
Ethan Phelan Melzer, 24, of Louisville, Kentucky, admitted to accepting payment in exchange for passing aviation secrets obtained from his defense contractor employer to Chinese agents. Sentencing is set for Jan. 6, when he could face up to 45 years in prison. Authorities say Melzer was already a member of a radical violent group.See the Story
US & Canada · Philadelphia

What could absence of Roe v. Wade mean for Pennsylvania?

48% Left coverage: 23 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court is deliberating a case that could result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that protects a pregnant woman's right to choose to have an abortion. The court's opinion was not expected until the final day of its term, in June or July. At least 20 states would immediately make most abortions illegal if Roe is overturned.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

US service member is possible suspect in Syria base blast

57% Center coverage: 21 sources
A U.S. service member has been identified as a possible suspect in an April explosion that injured several U.S. troops at a base in eastern Syria. The blasts hit two support buildings and four service members were evaluated for minor injuries and possible traumatic brain injuries. No charges have been filed against the suspect, who is back in the United States.See the Story
Europe · Moscow

NATO fighter jets intercept Russian planes over Black and Baltic seas

57% Right coverage: 7 sources
Allied radars had tracked an unspecified number of unidentified aircraft since Tuesday. Quick reaction fighters from Poland, Denmark, France and Spain made the intercepts. Romanian and British aircraft scrambled from Romania to track aircraft in the Black Sea region. The Russian aircraft never entered alliance airspace, NATO said.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Graham: ‘It is time to mobilize our retired and former service members’ to secure schools

43% Right coverage: 7 sources
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday called for retired and former military members to step up to enhance security in schools following the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, last week.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Army relaxes tattoo policy, approves some hand, neck ink as it faces recruiting shortfall

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Army officials said the new policy would better align the service with social norms on tattoos and make the enlistment process simpler for recruits with tattoos in some areas of their bodies that were previously banned.See the Story
Roe v. Wade

The hidden costs for US troops after the downfall of Roe v. Wade

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade could impact the military's readiness, recruitment, and retention, experts say.See the Story
Ukraine · Ukraine

Ukraine’s new (and probably fake) war hero is a goddamn goat

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
A goat setting off some grenades and taking out a platoon of Russian soldiers? Crazier things have probably happened.See the Story
Jim Mattis

James Mattis just got married in the most Marine way possible

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
You just knew that when James Mattis finally got married, it would be in Vegas and an Elvis impersonator would be there.See the Story
Air Force

Air Force welcomes its first female commando with little fanfare

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
A woman joined the elite Air Force Special Tactics program for the first time ever last week, but the service has been low-key about it.See the Story

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