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N.Y. attorney general, 18 other call for further protections for military consumers

1 hour 3 min ago
More protections could be in place to protect military borrowers from predatory companies, according to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.

Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital gets new commander

1 hour 34 min ago
The new boss of Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital will rely on old lessons to keep her 370-soldier unit ready for war. Col. Kimberly Aiello took charge of the hospital unit this month from Col. James Andrews, who is moving to a post at the Defense Health Agency. She said a key for the 10th, which provides front-line medical care in war zones, is maintaining the wartime skills the unit has demonstrated in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Police hope Md. shooting victim can provide clues in New York officers' killings

2 hours 9 min ago
New York detectives and Baltimore County investigators are convening in Owings Mills, hoping the lone survivor of a deadly rampage will provide clues as to why Ismaaiyl Abdula Brinsley gunned down two New York City police officers.

Calif. WWII vet re-enacts parachute jump that almost killed him 70 years ago

2 hours 14 min ago
BYRON -- Seventy years after he was shot down by the Germans and bailed out of a B-24 bomber on his 19th birthday, World War II veteran Thomas Boyd of Sunnyvale jumped out of another plane -- this time on his own terms.

S.C. veteran aims to protect residents by better preparing agencies

2 hours 23 min ago
U.S. Air Force veteran Cathy Cruse learned to protect those on the battlefield, and now, she’s back hoping to better equip those who protect the average resident. Two years ago, Cruse was deployed overseas at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, overcome with emotion after she learned of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Pruitt willing to light fuses in Oklahoma

2 hours 50 min ago
Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team in Oklahoma City, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma’s attorney general, and one of the Obama administration’s most tenacious tormentors.

Photos of the week: Air Force

3 hours 50 min ago
Our staff-selected photos of the week of the Air Force in action.

Chinese military plane crashes, 2 deaths reported

4 hours 18 min ago
A Chinese military plane has crashed in the country's northwest and a news website says at least two people were killed.

Iraq TV show makes terrorists confront victims

4 hours 41 min ago
Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Now, the 21-year old is a reluctant cast member in a popular reality TV show.

China opposes cyberattacks, doesn't name N. Korea

5 hours 11 min ago
China says it has told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea.

N. Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claims

5 hours 24 min ago
President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."

In France, driver goes on rampage, feeding fears

6 hours 10 min ago
A driver deliberately slammed his car into crowds around the city of Dijon in eastern France on Sunday, raising concerns at a time when Islamic extremists are calling for attacks in France.

Police departments on alert after cop killings

6 hours 27 min ago
Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car.

Navy helicopter crashes at Camp Buehring; minor injuries reported

7 hours 15 min ago
All six personnel aboard a Navy helicopter survived after it crashed while conducting a training exercise at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Sunday.

Turkey remains leery about presence of Kurdish refugees from Kobani

8 hours 4 min ago
From a hilltop about half a mile from the besieged Kurdish-Syrian city of Kobani, the sounds of heavy weapons can be heard echoing from inside what was once a prosperous border town of about 250,000 people.

Obama’s top ’14 flick dovetails with his presidency

8 hours 50 min ago
As the Obama presidency enters its final years, there’s something particularly poignant about his affection for “Boyhood.”

North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 00:30
An angry North Korea is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.

Pennsylvania native now top lawyer for the Air Force

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 21:18
Gen. Christopher Burne clearly recalls when his grandfather took him on a tour of Lackawanna County Courthouse, where the 10-year-old boy sat behind a judge’s bench.

States, localities big part of immigration reform

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 20:00
While Washington debates action on immigration, federal officials need to recognize that their decisions will have an impact on other levels of government and organizations across the country.