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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

Stars & Stripes - 41 min 58 sec ago
Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Bombings kill 9 people in Iraqi capital

Stars & Stripes - 53 min 29 sec ago
Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted the country's capital.

Family raises flags to honor veterans with PTSD

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 33 min ago
Steve Lawson placed 22 American flags in his front yard, symbolizing the 22 veterans each day who end their lives fighting PTSD.

Taps at last: Korean War POW honored 63 years later

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 42 min ago
No one saw Thomas Railling off to war. The Saginaw man had no wife or kids. Both his parents died before he joined the U.S. Army at age 17, in January 1946.

Double 'wet Willy' lands airman in jail

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 4 min ago
Giving a stranger a wet Willy could get you an annoying look, a profanity riddled verbal response or even a punch in the nose.

Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 22 min ago
On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: They’ll visit Washington, D.C.

American Legion honors WWII vets

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 34 min ago
American Legion Post 11 in Frederick honored its dwindling numbers of World War II veterans with a luncheon Monday afternoon.

Government OKs Czech troops to stay in Afghanistan

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 43 min ago
The Czech defense ministry says the government has approved its plan to keep troops in Afghanistan for at least two more years.

Liberia can thrive with outside health investment

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 53 min ago
Military field hospitals would not be needed if adequate health care services were in place.

Langley airmen return from deployment to West Africa

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 53 min ago
Airmen in the 633rd Medical Group at Langley Air Force Base arrived home Monday after delivering and setting up a 25-bed deployable hospital facility in West Africa.

Report says US may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 17 min ago
The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency.

Mahan shooting victim's mother wants answers

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 37 min ago
It took eight minutes for the intruder to get from the gate of Norfolk Naval Station to the pierside destroyer, where he wrestled a gun from a guard and shot and killed the sailor who stepped in to protect her.

Ninth Army Band celebrates Alaska Day in Sitka

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 15 min ago
In 1867, the United States purchased Alaska from Tsar Alexander II of Russia for a little more than $7 million, or two-cents an acre.

New Indonesia President Joko Widodo sworn in, calls for unity

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 2 min ago
In his inaugural address at parliament, with Secretary of State John F. Kerry in attendance, Joko Widodo called for national unity and exhorted his 250 million compatriots “to move together, to work, work and work.”

Oil company CEO dies when plane collides with snow machine in Moscow

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:49
Total "confirms with deep regret and sadness" that Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie died in a private plane crash at the Moscow airport, the company said in a news release dated Tuesday and posted on its website.

Anchorage School District bans military recruiters after reports of inappropriate advances

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:24
A television station reported that the decision follows recent reports that allege recruiters from the Alaska Army National Guard made inappropriate advances toward high school students.

Terror suspect challenging NSA spying wants to know how US built his case

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:04
The Jamshid Muhtorov case touches on concerns raised by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about the government's expanding spying practices.

Official: Suspect who hit 2 Canadian military members with car was radicalized

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:21
Martin Couture Rouleau was shot and killed by police. A spokesman for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Rouleau "was known to Federal authorities" and "authorities were concerned that he had become radicalized."

Guardsman honored with Airman's Medal for saving woman's life

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 20:40
Tech Sgt. Shawn Rucker had just finished a work shift at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., on Nov. 24, 2012, when he saw a smoke plume and a glow on the horizon several blocks away.

Green makes big plays on defense as Kubasaki knocks off Singapore All-Stars

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:59
On a night filled with takeaways, Kubasaki’s Jacob Green made the most of his.
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