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Air Force Academy cadets working on system to stop computer viruses before they infect

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 6 min ago
Air Force Academy researchers are using software similar to that used to catch classroom cheaters in a bid to foil computer hackers.

Patriotic till the end: Colorado Springs veteran, 87, dies building flagpole

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 12 min ago
Age was no barrier for Richard "Dick" French, who, at 87, set out to build a 20-foot flagpole in the yard of his Colorado Springs home to show off his immense patriotism.

Czechs brave bad weather to welcome US Army’s Dragoon Ride's show of force

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 54 min ago
More than 2,000 people lined the streets of this small border town on Sunday to greet American soldiers as they crossed into the Czech Republic from Poland on their way home from an operation to demonstrate support for eastern allies rattled by Russian aggression in Ukraine.

Lewinsky gets no kicks from clicks

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 8 min ago
Monica Lewinsky might seem an unlikely source of wisdom — yes, wisdom — about contemporary culture, but she is.

Volunteers work to cultivate Rick's Place, a garden for military families

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 47 min ago
The Rick Herrema Foundation, which is made up of Fort Bragg families, is sponsoring the community garden known as Rick's Place in a western Fayetteville neighborhood. The garden is named after Rick Herrema, a Fort Bragg solider killed in Baghdad eight years ago.

Conservatives, don’t take trail to Carson City

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 8 min ago
I’m worried that my fellow conservatives don’t seem to care all that much that Ben Carson is neither politically curious nor especially conservative.

BBC’s hypocrisy shifts into ‘Top Gear’

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 36 min ago
“Auntie,” as the Brits call their publicly funded broadcaster, will probably try to resurrect “Top Gear” with new hosts. If they do try, it will probably fail, unless they are as effortlessly puerile in the way they talk about cars.

Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 47 min ago
A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress.

Pack up the peanuts: Kraft’s party is over

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 38 min ago
3G isn’t out to build new, exciting, world-changing businesses. It is still a private-equity firm, after all.

WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 58 min ago
More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy.

Election not last word on Palestinian state

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 8 min ago
Israeli Jews have a right to live safely and productively in Israel. But Palestinians also have a right to live free from occupation.

Golden Knights,Thunderbirds strut their stuff in Biloxi

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 18 min ago
For the first time in six years, thousands of people stood on Keesler Air Force Base's air field and pointed skyward as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds roared overhead Saturday.

Applaud 2 centuries of US-UK peace

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 38 min ago
This year marks 200 years of unbroken Anglo-American peace. The Battle of New Orleans, the last military event of the War of 1812, was also the last time British and American soldiers ever faced each other across a battlefield.

Photos of the week: Marines

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 8 min ago
Our staff-selected photos of the week of the Air Force in action.

Clintons’ baggage likely to weigh on voters’ minds

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 8 min ago
An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Rodham Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear.

Biden’s current role is Dems’ ’16 understudy

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 23 min ago
Joe Biden still wants to run for president. At least, his friends tell me, a big part of him does. He doesn’t sound as if the ambition that fired him to run when he was 44 or 64 has diminished at 72.

Arab League agrees to create joint Arab military force amid Yemen crisis

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 43 min ago
The leaders of countries in the 22-nation Arab League agreed to the principle of creating a joint Arab military force at a summit in Egypt on Sunday.

Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 58 min ago
Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday.

World-class athletes give track tips at Yokota

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 28 min ago
Willie Banks, Mike Powell, Jaqueline Hansen and Ken Flax talk to young athletes at Yokota Striders event.

Veteran designation on Pennsylvania driver's licenses loosely audited

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 55 min ago
The telephone operator told Ben Keen he would not need his military discharge papers to obtain the new veteran's designation on his driver's license. To be cautious, Keen brought them Downtown to the driver's services center. The proof was still deemed unnecessary.
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