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Irma evacuation fallout: Next time, some may not leave

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:33
After a painful flight across several states to escape unpredictable Hurricane Irma, Suzanne Pallot says it's unlikely she would evacuate South Florida again — an attitude echoed by other evacuees that experts say could put them in danger when the next storm hits.

'True action heroes' from California National Guard heading back to the Middle East

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:19
The 1-184th is on its way to join a mission spread out across several countries where American troops partner with allies around hot spots like Iraq and Syria. It’s called Operation Spartan Shield.

UK lowers official terrorist threat level after second arrest

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 09:38
British police made progress Sunday in their investigation of the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London subway, leading counter-terrorism officials to lower the country's threat level because a fresh attack no longer was judged to be imminent.

France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 08:48
Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in France, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the local prosecutor's office and the students' school said.

Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 07:20
Turkey has announced an overhaul of more than 170 topics in the country's school curriculum, including removing all direct references to evolution from biology classes.

Exhibit allows virtual 'interviews' with Holocaust survivors

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 07:05
Technology is allowing people to ask questions in virtual interviews with actual Holocaust survivors, preparing for a day when the estimated 100,000 Jews remaining from camps, ghettos or hiding under Nazi occupation are no longer alive to give the accounts themselves.

Children flee, fight amid Congo's growing Kasai violence

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 06:07
About 440,000 children in the Kasai region could not complete their schooling last year, largely due to the violence and insecurity, UNICEF says.

Philippines: Troops rescue Catholic priest amid battle

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 05:51
An army commander, Col. Romeo Brawner, says troops were battling to eradicate about up to 80 remaining militants who may be holding more than 40 hostages.

Red Cross condemns children's death in recent Yemen shelling

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 05:48
It says three children were killed and nine wounded in the incident, but Yemeni security officials have said as many as four were killed and 10 wounded.

Afghan officials say bombings kill 6 civilians

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 05:08
Four die in market in Khost, while two more killed in Laghman.

Suicide attack at coalition base in Iraq is foiled

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 03:58
An Islamic State suicide attack on a coalition base in northern Iraq was foiled Saturday without Iraqi or coalition casualties, officials said.

Roadside bomb kills 6 tribal officials in Pakistan

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 03:32
The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack.

UConn, fellow SEALS celebrate life of former Husky Kyle Milliken

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 03:13
On May 5, Kyle Milliken, a 15-year veteran senior chief special warfare operator with the elite SEAL 6 team, was killed in East Africa during an operation against terrorist group al-Shabab.

Flag-waving volunteers support troops, first responders

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 02:39
Ray Jellison bought a used Penske rental truck and formed the nonprofit group Fence Force Flagline to rally his own army of patriotic volunteers who hold flags at funerals, ceremonies and to greet troops.

US aviator who helped form Israeli Air Force dies at 94

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:43
Mitchell Flint, an American aviator who helped form the Israeli Air Force in 1948 and served in Israel's first fighter squadron has died. He was 94.

Funeral held for Navy sailor killed in ship collision

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:25
Funeral services have been held for a New Jersey man who was among the 10 U.S. sailors killed last month when a Navy ship collided with an oil tanker off Singapore.

USS John Warner to be first Norfolk-based submarine with women on the crew

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 23:53
Women have served on submarines since 2011, but none have done so in Norfolk. The Navy says that will change next summer when the USS John Warner welcomes its first female crew members: a slate of three officers.

N. Korean missile test raises questions about why allies didn't try to shoot it down

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 23:01
U.S. and Japanese officials said they could have targeted the missile but did not make the effort because it was not aimed at land.

No. 8 Ohio State bounces back with 38-7 rout of Army

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 21:56
Ohio State desperately needed some positive vibes after a deflating, demoralizing loss to Oklahoma at home a week ago. Overmatched Army was able to help out on Saturday.

Juggalos rally on Mall to protest gang label they say is wrong and harmful

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 21:20
The steps of the Lincoln Memorial have been the scene of solemn protest for decades, but when one man shouted "Show us your butthole!" on Saturday it was clear that the Juggalo March on Washington was going to be like no other.