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The Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers probe started with a single tip

The Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers probe started with a single tip

The Washington Post’s years-long fight to obtain the Afghanistan Papers began with a “good old-fashioned tip” about Michael Flynn. The tip eventually led to transcripts of frank assessments about the Afghan war from hundreds of officials, bringing “into sharp relief the core failings of the war that persist to this day,” in the words of…MORE

The Army-Navy game honors the three sailors who died in the Pensacola shooting

The Army-Navy game honors the three sailors who died in the Pensacola shooting

The three US Navy sailors who were killed in the Pensacola Naval Air Station shooting were honored at Saturday’s Army-Navy football game after they gave their lives to protect others during the attack. The three sailors — Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, 19; Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters, 21; and Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, 23 —…MORE

NHLer Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with rare bone cancer

NHLer Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with rare bone cancer

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, the team said. Specialists at the University of Pennsylvania diagnosed the 23-year-old Swede, said Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher. He will have more tests next week and begin treatment immediately after that, Fletcher said. Lindblom — who’s tied…MORE