Today is George Washington's birthday, and it's the first president's image that appears on one of the military's most recognizable honors - the Purple Heart. So it seems only fitting that the nation's highest court is hearing a case today on whether it should be a crime to lie about earning military honors like the Purple Heart.
It was in the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 1983, that a truck bomb exploded in the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 241 U.S. service members. Now, for the first time in more than 30 years, Marines are back in Beirut - this time as guards at the U.S. Embassy. Read More