January 12th, 2012
01:11 PM ET

Military close to identifying Marines captured on disturbing video

The investigation into a video released on the internet that appears to show uniformed U.S. Marines urinating on corpses has moved swiftly, with CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr citing sources that the Marines' unit may already have been identified.

Officials in the United States and Afghanistan expressed shock and outrage Thursday regarding the video, which may have been shot in Afghanistan. "I have seen the footage, and I find the behavior depicted in it utterly deplorable," U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in a statement. "I condemn it in the strongest possible terms."

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Filed under: National Security
January 12th, 2012
12:03 PM ET

Haiti Earthquake Two Years Later: Survivors remember

Two years ago on January 12th, Haiti experienced its most devastating earthquake in over a century. The 7.0 earthquake affected millions of Haitians. The death toll was over 200,000 while over a million Haitians were left homeless.

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