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Fifty-four percent of Americans believe the United States is the No. 1 military power in the world, fewer than what Gallup has typically found. A slim majority say U.S. military strength is "about right."
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. service member walked out of his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, Afghan and NATO officials said. There were varying reports of casualties.