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Deployment of NY Guardsmen, troopers to Caribbean on hold

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:24
The deployment of more than 100 members of the New York Army National Guard and state police to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help with hurricane recovery efforts is on hold because of another storm approaching the region.

Dylan O’Brien, back in action: Actor talks about his return after on-set accident

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:02
For the past year, Dylan O’Brien has been in hiding. He spent most of his time inside his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., wondering whether he’d ever be the same person he was before the accident. Not just emotionally, but physically too: After major reconstructive surgery that left him with four metal plates holding one side of his face together, he feared he’d never look the same again.

'House of Cards' actress and others to perform Kaiserslautern theater workshop

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:01
A guest performance by Adam Driver’s Arts in the Armed Forces theater troupe is the showcase act during the Army in Europe’s theater festival next month in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Politics, diverse winners, new voices top key Emmy moments

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:53
It was, not surprisingly, a night for politics, with everyone from host Stephen Colbert to Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Alec Baldwin getting in zingers about Donald Trump — all to be upstaged by Sean Spicer himself, in a controversial appearance that set social media afire. But Emmy night was not only about politics.

Civil Air Patrol officer declines to rejoin unit after social media controversy

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:43
A lieutenant colonel in the Kansas' Civil Air Patrol who resigned his command after posting on Facebook that a state lawmaker should "swing from a tree" has chosen not to resume participation in the volunteer organization despite being cleared to do so.

Indian government says Rohingya Muslims are security threat

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:36
India's government said Monday that it has evidence there are extremists who pose a threat to the country's security among the Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar and settled in many Indian cities.

Back to school: After Irma, Florida classes begin resuming

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:33
Slowly, Florida school vacations caused by Irma are ending. Public schools in Miami-Dade County and Broward County - the state's two biggest school districts and two of the nation's largest - reopened Monday for more than 600,000 students after a nearly two-week hiatus.

Albert Speer Jr., son of Nazi architect, dies in Germany

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:30
Albert Speer Jr., the son of Adolf Hitler's chief architect who had his own accomplished architectural career but struggled to distance himself from his father's legacy, has died.

Putin attends military drills that worry Russia's neighbors

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:27
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday attended the weeklong war games with Belarus that have demonstrated the Russian military's resurgent might and made neighboring countries nervous.

Legal defense fund created for Michael Flynn in Russia probe

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:24
The family of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has established a legal defense fund for him as he is scrutinized by investigators looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

Norwegian ex-officer gets 21 years in corruption, drug case

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:09
A Norwegian court has sentenced a former police officer to 21 years in prison for severe corruption and being an accomplice in one of Norway's biggest drug-smuggling cases.

Fort Drum soldier killed in 1-car crash on upstate NY road

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:52
Authorities say a soldier stationed at Fort Drum in northern New York has died in a one-car accident.

Roadside bomb kills 6 in southern Afghanistan

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:44
An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed at least six people in the southern Kandahar province.

‘Prosecution from the lectern’ cause for concern

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:28
It’s probably a sign of the times that it doesn’t even seem particularly surprising. But it should be deeply disturbing.

On base activities

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:01
A calendar of events on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

Off base events

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:18
A calendar of nearby events of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

Water parks and pools in Japan and Okinawa

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:08
A calendar of nearby water parks and pools of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

Navy relieves two more commanders in 7th Fleet after deadly collisions

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:00
The Navy relieved two more commanders in 7th Fleet on Monday amid fallout from two deadly collisions involving the destroyers USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain.

US forces increase Somalia airstrikes amid uncertainty over future

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:02
An intensifying U.S. airstrike campaign against Somalia is unlikely by itself to defeat a resilient band of al-Qaida-aligned militants, a fact that could tempt the U.S. to wade deeper into a country faced with the departure of an African force that has offered protection for a decade.

Trump's week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:55
President Donald Trump is making his debut at the United Nations and taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source.