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Army Sgt. First Class Eric Pazz reunites with his family during the 124th Annual Rose Parade. (credit: CBS)

Decorated Soldier Reunited With Family During Rose Parade

A decorated soldier originally from Michigan was reunited with his family Tuesday in a heartwarming moment captured by cameras and witnessed by millions during the 124th Tournament of Roses Parade.

01/01/2013

Three of the four terror plot suspects. (credit: CBS)

4 SoCal Men Plead Not Guilty In Terror Plot Case

Four men charged with plotting to kill Americans by aiding terrorists in Afghanistan have pleaded not guilty to a conspiracy count in federal court in Riverside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2012

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Corona Welcomes Wounded Soldier Home With Parade

Hundreds of people lined Corona’s Main Street Tuesday to welcome home Army Sgt. Jordan Sisco for the holidays.

12/18/2012

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FBI: 4 Inland Empire Men Charged In Alleged Terror Plot

Three California men excited at the prospect of training in Afghanistan to become terrorists prepared, authorities say, by simulating combat with paintball rifles, wiping their Facebook profiles of any Islamic references and concocting cover stories.

11/20/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

(L-R) Sgt. Clinton K. Ruiz, 22, and 31-year-old Staff Sergeant Kashif M. Memon were killed during combat in Afghanistan on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: U.S. Army)

22-Year-Old Soldier From Murrieta Among 2 Killed In Afghanistan

A 22-year-old man from Poway was one of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week, it was announced Saturday.

10/27/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Sgt. Thomas R. MacPherson, 26, was killed in Afghanistan. (credit: U.S. Army Special Operations Command)

Soldier, 26, From Long Beach Killed In Afghanistan

A 26-year-old soldier from Long Beach was killed in Afghanistan on Friday, the Pentagon announced.

10/14/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

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Tunnel To Towers Foundation Builds Former Soldier, Triple Amputee A High-Tech Home

A former soldier and triple amputee takes a look at his new home in Temecula, built for him by the Tunnel To Towers Foundation. The “smart home” features special technology that will assist Corporal Juan Dominguez in living an independent life.

09/10/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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Family, Friends Greet Returning Soldiers Of California National Guard

More than 130 members of the California National Guard returned home Wednesday after spending a year overseas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2012

Sgt. Eric Williams

Murrieta Soldier Killed Days Before He Was Scheduled To Return Home

A 27-year-old Murrieta soldier died Monday, just days before he was scheduled to return home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012

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