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U.S. military court rules Fort Hood shooting suspect must shave

A U.S. military court ruled on Thursday that Fort Hood shooting suspect Major Nidal Hasan must shave his beard, which he says he grew because of his Muslim faith, before appearing for court-martial on murder charges connected to the 2009 rampage.


AWOL soldier sentenced to life in prison for planning bomb attack on Fort Hood troops

Naser Jason Abdo sat alone in court with his hands shackled and a white cloth secured over his mouth and neck. The soldier who went AWOL and plotted to kill other troops outside a Texas Army post remained defiant Friday as he was sentenced to life in prison, not asking for mercy and vowing to never end what he considers his holy war.


Judge to decide on motion to toss Fort Hood bomb plot suspect’s confession

A federal judge will decide whether to throw out the confession of the soldier accused in a bomb plot on Fort Hood troops.


AWOL soldier defiant in 1st court appearance

An AWOL soldier accused of plotting an attack on Fort Hood with a bomb in backpack was defiant during his first court appearance on Friday, yelling out the name of the Army psychiatrist blamed in the 2009 deadly shooting rampage at the same Texas base....


Soldier: I was ordered to delete Ft. Hood video

A soldier says he shot cell phone video during last year's Fort Hood deadly rampage but that an officer ordered him to delete the footage.


Ex-FBI director to probe Fort Hood massacre

An official says ex-FBI director William Webster will conduct an independent review of the FBI's probe of the Fort Hood shooting suspect.


Fort Hood unit deploys despite losing soldiers

The day after arriving at Fort Hood, Army reservists dedicated to counseling troubled soldiers in war zones were overcome with ...


Ft. Hood suspect paralyzed

Ft. Hood suspect paralyzed

Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, charged with killing 13, has no sensation from the chest down, his lawyer says.


Lawmakers Call Ft. Hood Shootings ‘Terrorism’

At hearings on Thursday, some Senators characterized the suspect as a homegrown extremist who slipped past law enforcement and military authorities.


Lawyer: Fort Hood suspect paralyzed

Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood Army Post in Texas a week ago, is paralyzed, his lawyer said Friday.


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