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Montgomery loses local Korean War legend

4 hours 8 min ago
Local military legend, retired Army Maj. Gen. Will Hill Tankersley died quietly in his Montgomery home early Saturday. He was 87 years old, a decorated officer from the Korean War and had a long family history in the area.

Veteran searches for family of soldier killed in WWII

4 hours 13 min ago
Does Lt. Warner have any local family who could step forward to claim his medals and his wedding ring?

Malaysia invokes British colonial-era law to silence critics

4 hours 55 min ago
Malaysia, ostensibly one of the United States' democratic allies in Southeast Asia, is engaged in a broad crackdown on freedom of expression that detractors say is all about silencing critics of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is embroiled in a corruption scandal.

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in north Cameroon

5 hours 6 min ago
Two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a town in north Cameroon, killing at least five people and injuring 12 others, a military official said Saturday.

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in north Cameroon

5 hours 6 min ago
Two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a town in north Cameroon, killing at least five people and injuring 12 others, a military official said Saturday.

More deaths blamed on wintry storm moving through central US

5 hours 19 min ago
A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept coating some states to the north in ice, making driving dangerous.

Top Pentagon leaders called for NGA's move to Scott Air Force Base a decade ago

5 hours 28 min ago
Highly detailed plans to move the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency from its current home near downtown St. Louis to a $1.6 billion facility at Scott Air Force Base have been on the drawing board for more than a decade.

At Air Force museum, famed Memphis Belle undergoes careful restoration

6 hours 20 min ago
Stripped of paint and shorn of a nose section and internal components, the Memphis Belle these days looks less like the battered World War II bomber that spent nearly six decades displayed in its namesake city and more like a plane still lurching down the assembly line.

Paris attacks reveal fatal flaws at the heart of European security

7 hours 20 min ago
To carry out the attacks that left 130 people dead in Paris this month, the killers relied on a cunning awareness of the weaknesses at the heart of the European security services charged with stopping them.

Alleged Colorado gunman was adrift and alienated

7 hours 46 min ago
To neighbors, it looked like a "moonshine shack," a little yellow wooden hut, with overgrown weeds and no indoor plumbing, banged together by its owner, Robert Lewis Dear Jr.

Migrants clash with Macedonian police on Greek border

7 hours 54 min ago
Migrants on the Greek-Macedonian border attacked police with stones Saturday, enraged by the sight of Macedonian authorities erecting a fence along the border and an accident that injured a young Moroccan man.

Long wait times plague Social Security disability appeals process

7 hours 59 min ago
A million hearings are pending, and it makes sense for them to keep pushing: Just under half of applicants eventually get the benefits, including millions who convince an administrative law judge on appeal that their disability makes a job impossible.

Investigators search for motive in Planned Parenthood shooting that left 3 dead

8 hours 7 min ago
Investigators in Colorado Springs worked on Saturday to determine what prompted the shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic that resulted in the deaths of three people, including a police officer.

Putin orders sanctions against Turkey after downing of jet

8 hours 32 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.

Leading D-Day plane, C-47 That's All Brother, heads to Dallas

10 hours 7 min ago
More than 70 years after it led Allied aircraft during the D-Day invasion, the C-47 That’s All Brother is being readied for its new home in Dallas.

Minnesota Department of Corrections doesn't consider counseling veterans as disaster relief

10 hours 16 min ago
The American Red Cross and the state Department of Corrections have a fundamental disagreement over the ­definition of “disaster.” And it all comes down to one person: Shelley Koski.

PBS documentary follows complex work of chaplains

10 hours 20 min ago
When many people think of a chaplain they picture the Father Mulcahy character on the TV show M*A*S*H.

A day in the life of Fort Bragg Road

10 hours 28 min ago
It wasn't called Fort Bragg Road when Gen. Sherman's troops marched along it; there was no Fort Bragg, and the Yankees wouldn't have been too keen on any place named for a Confederate general.

Mortar attack on UN base in north Mali kills 3, injures 20

11 hours 14 min ago
Mortars lit up the dawn sky when they were fired on a United Nations base in the northern Mali city of Kidal early Saturday, killing at least three people.

Capt. Jenna Grassbaugh channels pain from loss of husband into helping others

11 hours 19 min ago
Capt. Jonathan D. Grassbaugh was selfless, always helping others ahead of himself. His wife wanted to honor him with something that would have a similar approach, some sort of memorial that could provide services to those in need. That memorial is the Capt. Jonathan D. Grassbaugh Veterans Project at Ohio State's Moritz College of Law.