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Kerry urges Britain, EU to manage their divorce responsibly

4 hours 42 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Britain and the European Union to manage their divorce responsibly for the sake of global markets and citizens, a day before he was to become the first senior American official to visit London and Brussels since the United Kingdom's historic referendum.

Owners of AR-style firearms defend their weapon of choice

5 hours 8 min ago
For Dara Humphries, the AR-style firearm isn't to be feared, scorned or banned. Rather, she says, it's just a different type of weapon with a different feel.

Fort Detrick sets traps for Zika-carrying mosquitoes

5 hours 19 min ago
Fort Detrick is participating in a nationwide search for Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the virus spreads through countries with warmer climates.

Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain

5 hours 20 min ago
Winter and spring have passed since an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge ended, but its aftershocks are still shaking this high desert region of Oregon, with activists setting up "Camp Freedom" where an occupier was killed and organizing a recall election this week against a top county official.

Executive quits, saying Arizona college lacks 'will' on VA records cleanup

5 hours 25 min ago
Pima Community College in Arizona continues to “flirt with disaster” in its record-keeping for students who served in the military, says its former head of veteran services, who recently quit after 18 months on the job.

Cross-state PA Hero Walk, which helps veterans in need, reaches finish

5 hours 32 min ago
Ron Borland says there's no special secret to mustering the endurance it takes to make the 14-day, 320-mile PA Hero Walk from Philadelphia to Lower Burrell.

Aging veterans call for reinforcements for military funeral tributes

5 hours 35 min ago
In rain, snow, freezing cold and sweltering heat, a group of Joplin, Mo. veterans stands at attention at cemeteries throughout the region to ensure their comrades in the military get one final tribute for their service.

Navy: Blue Angels will resume flight demonstrations July 2

5 hours 47 min ago
Navy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.

UN chief urges Yemen's warring sides to reach peace deal

5 hours 54 min ago
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon urged Yemen's warring factions to keep working toward a comprehensive agreement, warning that "time is not on the side of the Yemeni people," in remarks Sunday to delegates taking part in peace talks that began in Kuwait two months ago.

Storming the Ohio River shore for the love of history

6 hours 8 min ago
The World War II battle for Salerno, Italy, came to life on the shore of the Ohio River on Saturday.

Judge sets Sept. 2017 trial date for Benghazi terror suspect Abu Khattala

6 hours 8 min ago
A federal judge set a September 2017 trial date for Ahmed Abu Khattala, a U.S.-designated terrorist whom prosecutors accuse of leading the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.

Modest homes built by Air Force Academy cadets have deep meaning for Navajo recipients

6 hours 10 min ago
The modular homes being built by Air Force Academy cadets are modest affairs. But after a road trip to the Navajo Nation, they become something special, junior cadet Matthew Hale said.

Forgotten veterans who died finally get funeral ceremony

7 hours 45 min ago
Fort Logan National Cemetery honored 30 veterans whose remains have gone unclaimed with a funeral ceremony Saturday in Denver, including veterans' whose cremated remains were left at funeral homes and others who had no next of kin.

Somali minister among 15 killed in extremist attack on hotel

7 hours 52 min ago
A Somali Cabinet minister is among the 15 killed in an Islamic extremist attack on a hotel in Somalia's capital, police say.

Obama OKs federal aid for West Virginia; at least 24 dead

7 hours 58 min ago
With the missing accounted for in all but one county, West Virginia on Sunday turned its attention to recovery after disastrous floods killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless. The deluge tore through roads and bridges and knocked out utilities that still haven't been restored in some communities.

Iraqi special forces share treasured possessions

8 hours 4 min ago
Sgt. Ahmed Abdelaziz, with Iraq's special forces, has with him what he always brings into battle: a photo of his brother. It's not a smiling family portrait. It is a picture on his mobile phone of his brother Saad's body among hundreds killed in a massacre carried out by the jihadis.

Another US driver on Okinawa arrested on DUI suspicion

8 hours 59 min ago
A U.S. civilian worker on a military base on Okinawa was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence after a two-car collision, Japan Today online reported.

Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from Islamic State

9 hours 20 min ago
Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from the Islamic State group, giving a major boost to the country's security and political leadership in its fight against the extremists.

The NRA’s America has a ‘Mad Max’ feel to it

9 hours 22 min ago
NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre foresees a desperate scramble for survival in the chaos to come, and guns will give some the edge. But who wants to live in that world?

Vote marks Brits’ welcome revival of nationhood

9 hours 36 min ago
Brexit refutes the progressive narrative that history has an inexorable trajectory that “experts” discern and before which all must bow.