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VA data show veteran suicide highest in US West, rural areas

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:36
Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities and suggest social isolation, gun ownership and access to health care may be factors.

Rota routs Benelux team for 10th straight victory

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:21
Cameron Wilson collected 162 yards and a pair of touchdowns on just three carries. Brennon Colvin added two touchdowns and Sam Gallardo rushed into the end zone.

ISB beats Hohenfels in battle of lines, backs

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:19
Raiders' Filip Havlena and Hohenfels' Jean Morales each score three touchdowns, but ISB prevails 40-22.

Aided by Russia, Syrian forces consolidate military gains

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:14
Backed by Russian warplanes and fighters from Iranian-backed militias, the Syrian government has enjoyed a series of battlefield successes in recent weeks. It has seen an increase in the territory it controls from a low of only 19 percent of the country earlier this year to currently about 48 percent.

Vermont National Guard medical team heading to St. Thomas

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:48
A team of 20 nurses, physician assistants, medical administrators, combat medics and a doctor will be traveling to St. Thomas Island in the next few days to help with relief efforts after Hurricane Irma.

Kaiserslautern breaks losing streak by downing Vilseck

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:32
Esteban Saldana threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 50-yard bomb to Tre Dotson and a 28-yard connection with Xander Wells, as part of a 14-completion, 241-yard day through the air.

Aviano wins northern Italy battle with Vicenza

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:28
Pablo Cervantes racked up 177 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Mason Shine threw for three touchdowns, while Tony Perales caught two scores as part of a 168-yard receiving effort.

After Irma, shuttered schools add more stress for families

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:57
Students in two of the nation's largest school districts still don't know when they'll return to class, forcing many Florida parents to juggle childcare as they head into a second week of recovering from Hurricane Irma.

4 soldiers still in hospital after deadly Fort Bragg accident

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:22
Lt. Col. Rob Bockholt, a spokesman for the command, said Friday that three of the seven soldiers injured during demolition training that was part of the Special Forces Qualification Course were treated and released on Thursday.

Maryland congressmen introduce bill to remove Lee statue from Antietam

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:15
The Robert E. Lee Statue Removal Act requires the secretary of the interior to develop a plan for the statue’s removal within 90 days of enactment of the legislation, along with a publicly available report detailing the plan and a timeline for removal.

Sen. Menendez fights charges in court, courts public outside

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 09:40
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has spent about 30 hours over the last two weeks in a New Jersey courtroom fighting for his political career and freedom, while showing little sign outside the courtroom he's in the middle of a federal corruption trial.

Stuttgart upends Ramstein to move to 2-0

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 09:22
The Panthers scored 16 unanswered points after halftime to erase a 9-6 Ramstein lead at the intermission.

Red Devils start slowly, then run over Kubasaki

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 08:34
Harry Cheng ran 17 times for 134 yards, scoring on runs of 6, 4 and 38 yards.

Don't remove the tie: France's Macron bound by unspoken rule

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 08:27
President Emmanuel Macron has shaken French politics to its core but dares not breach the dress code for a French chief of state. The tie, preferably dark, is de rigueur.

Exhibit in Speyer, Germany, tells true tale of Richard the Lionheart of ‘Robin Hood’ fame

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 08:08
Historical Museum of the Palatinate's display covers the details of King Richard I’s life and legend with more than 150 objects borrowed from renowned museums, libraries and even the queen of England.

Big plays spark Kadena to rout of ASIJ

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 07:49
Junior newcomer Eric McCarter accounted for 343 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns and Uriah Morris added 160 rushing yards and a TD.

Syria's Deir el-Zour coming back to life after 3-year siege

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 07:22
Syria's Deir el-Zour is rising from the ashes after a grueling three-year siege by the Islamic State group.

Submariner, musician, business owner: USS John Warner’s Renaissance man

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:49
Many sailors learn that leaving home to go to sea can be bittersweet at first. Petty Officer 2nd Class James DePoy calls it "the underway blues." It's an experience the musician and sailor might turn into a song.

4 sailors reunite to honor crew members who died on USS Emmons in 1945

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:27
WWII veterans gathered on the deck of the USS Little Rock on Friday to remember the kamikaze attack that killed 60 sailors aboard the USS Emmons.

Airstrike hits US-backed fighters in east Syria wounding 6

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:09
A U.S.-backed force in Syria says a Russian airstrike has wounded six of its fighters near the eastern city of Deir el-Zour.