Afghanistan

Conflict & Justice

'She fought the best way she knew how'

Network TV hosts pad their resumes with the whiff of war. In contrast, Anja Niedringhaus, the Associated Press war photographer slain in Afghanistan, was the real deal, writes a former Marine. "She lived it: the stale sweat, the sand, the blood, the joy of a successful op when everyone comes home and the deep anguish of loss when someone you may have just been talking to moments ago doesn’t."

Arts, Culture & Media

Veterans have mixed feelings about Budweiser's 'A Hero's Welcome' Super Bowl ad

Confetti rains down while the Bud Clydesdales lead an American veteran on his surprise welcome home parade. We asked our network of veterans what they thought of the ad. Marco Werman speaks with the mother of a Marine who served in Afghanistan.

Conflict & Justice

'She fought the best way she knew how'

Network TV hosts pad their resumes with the whiff of war. In contrast, Anja Niedringhaus, the Associated Press war photographer slain in Afghanistan, was the real deal, writes a former Marine. "She lived it: the stale sweat, the sand, the blood, the joy of a successful op when everyone comes home and the deep anguish of loss when someone you may have just been talking to moments ago doesn’t."