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Army Corps blocks route of Dakota Access oil pipeline

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 55 min ago
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

Plans to restore NASA mission control room remain in limbo

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 38 min ago
Plans to restore the NASA mission control room that served as the nerve center for the Apollo missions, when man first reached the moon, have been discussed for more than 20 years, but its restoration and preservation remain in limbo with no set date for work to begin.

Jewish family battles Spain museum over art looted by Nazis

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 49 min ago
The latest step in a Jewish family's 16-year battle to reclaim a priceless painting their heirs surrendered in exchange for safe passage out of Nazi Germany moves to a Southern California courtroom on Monday.

Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 55 min ago
President-elect Donald Trump is expanding his pool of candidates for secretary of state, leaving unclear whether former CIA Director David Petraeus' guilty plea for leaking classified information disqualifies him to serve as the nation's top diplomat.

Trump faces pushback from base, allies over Romney musings

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 55 min ago
As President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his "Thank you" tour and teased that he was about to announce a surprise Cabinet pick, some in the Ohio crowd bellowed: "No Romney! No Romney!"

Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro's funeral

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 7 min ago
In the heart of Miami's Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday's funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in Cuba.

Military families celebrate the holidays at USO gathering at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 23 min ago
Thomas O’Connor’s two young daughters were dancing up a storm.

Senate passes measure celebrating Air Force Academy women

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 30 min ago
The U.S. Senate last week passed a belated resolution celebrating women at the Air Force Academy.

Trump's inauguration shaping up to be different than in past

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 58 sec ago
One thing you can count on during inauguration season in Washington: People of all stripes will find a reason to show up - whether it's to celebrate or commiserate.

Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 58 sec ago
Army spokesman Brig. Gen. Samir Suleiman said those who choose to stay will face "inevitable death."

Gold Star family finds peace at White House Christmas event

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 14 min ago
For one Morehead City family, their Christmas season started off by hanging one of the 70,000 ornaments that decorate the White House this year.

Cape Verde takes in Yemeni detainee; Guantanamo now has 59 prisoners

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 37 min ago
The U.S. military has delivered a long-held, mistakenly profiled Yemeni captive held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo to resettlement in the African archipelago of Cape Verde, reducing the prison’s population to 59, the Pentagon said Sunday.

No more room for the dead as Syria's Aleppo is crushed

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 38 min ago
Dignity in death has been lost as the rebel-held enclave that has held out for four years collapses.

Taiwan’s leader faces China’s wrath for phone talk with Trump

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 55 min ago
With her precedent-breaking conversation with Donald Trump, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is betting that a little recognition from the incoming U.S. leader was worth the risk of a backlash from China.

World War II vets receive heroes' welcome

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 26 min ago
The most poignant memory Pearl Harbor veteran Ed Bloch has of Hawaii is as a 19-year-old locking eyes with a crew member of a Japanese bomber.

Students show gratitude to veterans

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 44 min ago
Veterans of all military branches received the red-carpet treatment as students cheered and thanked them for their sacrifice as they made their way inside the Oak Hills High School gymnasium on Saturday.

Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 53 min ago
Supplies are being delivered to the towns of Bartella and Qayara, east and south of Mosul respectively, as well as the outlying Mosul neighborhoods of Ekhaa First and Ekhaa Second.

Cheers greet British veteran, 89, as he starts his new job

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 21 min ago
An 89-year-old army veteran who made national headlines in Britain with a newspaper ad seeking work has started his new job.

Imprisoned former CIA officer fights conviction over leak

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 34 min ago
Once an employee of the powerful CIA, Jeffrey Sterling now sits behind bars at a federal prison in Colorado. He bides his time by reading and writing and working at the facility's recreational center.

Fighting voter fraud shouldn’t be situational

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 35 min ago
Just six weeks ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., penned an op-ed for The Washington Post dismissing any concerns about voter fraud and election insecurity as the whining of a soon-to-be-defeated Donald Trump. What a difference a month makes.
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