Stories by Robert Burns

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds 15 others

An American major general was shot to death Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman wounded about 15.
By Robert Burns

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Top commander investigated in Petraeus scandal

The Pentagon says the top American commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with the woman who is said to have received threatening emails from ...
By Robert Burns

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Suicides surging among US troops

WASHINGTON - Suicides are surging among America's troops, averaging nearly one a day this year - the fastest pace in the nation's decade of war.
By Robert Burns

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Historic building on Laney campus demolished

The demolition of the 89-year-old Cauley-Wheeler building on the Lucy C. Laney High School campus is over, but the plan for a building that will act as a link to the former site and its story has ...
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