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Sept. 11 families can now sue the Saudis but will it matter?

39 min 19 sec ago
Just because Congress has allowed Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks doesn't mean such a case will ever go before a jury.

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

1 hour 12 min ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts.

2 dead, 15 injured in fire at hospital in western Germany

1 hour 26 min ago
Police say two people have died and 15 have been injured in a hospital fire in western Germany.

Military downsizing? A small defense firm bucks the trend

3 hours 5 min ago
Zel Technologies received a $165 million contract from the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA). The company will put its scientists and engineers to work developing strategies against the improvised explosive device (IED), the longstanding weapon of choice for insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Obama approves naming port after El Paso war hero

3 hours 20 min ago
With the president's signature now on paper, the Tornillo port of entry will officially be named after a highly decorated World War I veteran from El Paso: U.S. Army Pvt. Marcelino Serna.

Navy improves kickoff coverage unit that was a weakness last season

3 hours 59 min ago
Navy had trouble covering kickoffs last season. Opponents averaged 23.1 yards per return and broke a few long ones.

U-2 pilot remembered at Beale: 'Shooter' Eadie funny, thoughtful, loyal

4 hours 19 min ago
Words of remembrance echoed through an overflow crowd in Hangar I-8 on the flightline of Beale Air Force Base on Thursday. Family and friends said goodbye to Lt. Col. Steve "Shooter" Eadie, one of six evaluator pilots who interviewed and trained new U-2 pilots and served as the assistant director of operations for the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron.

Hispanic American military service dates way back to Revolutionary War

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:43
The contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to the U.S. military were celebrated with Latin flair on Thursday at Fort Benning.

Veterans take to the stage to educate, heal

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:38
In a free production opening Friday in Orlando, veterans will use theater to share their experiences. It's part of the Telling Project, a national initiative to help civilians understand the human toll of military service.

DEA mismanaged, overpaid confidential informants, Justice Department finds

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:29
The Drug Enforcement Administration paid confidential informants millions of dollars without appropriate oversight and used sources in ways that might run afoul of the Constitution, the Justice Department inspector general found.

Congress members question whether SpaceX should conduct its own investigation

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 20:48
Under federal law, SpaceX is allowed to conduct its own investigation, but Congress members said the investigation responses raised “serious concerns about the authority provided to commercial providers and the protection of national space assets.”

Amnesty: Hundreds trapped in Libya's Benghazi amid fighting

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:45
Amnesty International said that nearly 130 families and hundreds of foreigners in the southwestern Benghazi neighborhood of Ganfouda have been cut off from the outside world, with dwindling food and fuel supplies.

Fort Gordon gets new command sergeant major

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:38
Fort Gordon’s new garrison command sergeant major said he hopes to create more unity between the fort and the surrounding communities as the Army base continues to expand and grow.

Remains of Pearl Harbor's hero priest identified after almost 75 years

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:26
The bones of Lt. j.g. Aloysius H. Schmitt, a Catholic priest from St. Lucas, Iowa, were identified by experts with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency as part of a project to put names with the remains of those who died on the ship Dec. 7, 1941.

TPP trade deal is dead until a new president revives it, McConnell says

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:20
The Senate's top Republican said Thursday that the sweeping 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal championed by President Barack Obama will remain on ice until another president revives it.

Phoenix VA Health Care System getting another director

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:48
Department of Veterans Affairs officials said Thursday that RimaAnn Nelson has been appointed director of the Phoenix VA Health Care, effective Sunday.

Military intelligence soldiers win Joshua Mills event

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:00
Soldiers from the 204th Military Intelligence Battalion won the third annual Staff Sgt. Joshua Mills Commando Competition at Fort Bliss in early September.

Wells Fargo to pay $24.1M for improper repossession of servicemembers’ cars

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 16:53
“We all have an obligation to ensure that the women and men who serve our country in the armed forces are afforded all of the rights they are due,” said U.S. Attorney Eileen M. Decker. “Wells Fargo failed in that obligation.”

Navy completes installation of additional monitoring wells near Hawaiian fuel facility

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 16:52
The monitoring wells near the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Facility were installed to check water quality and evaluate how groundwater moves in the vicinity.

Retiree trying to clear weeds from neglected cemetery in Ky. near Army depot

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 16:42
The cemetery contains the remains of people who were buried on private plots and cemeteries until the U.S. Army needed land for the depot in the 1940s.