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Emails detail how senior US military officers grappled with false Hawaii missile alert

26 min 40 sec ago
The Hawaii government's erroneous warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack caused confusion at U.S. military facilities, frustrating senior U.S. military officers and causing them to question procedures for communicating with state officials, according to emails obtained by The Washington Post.

Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, killing 13 on ground

46 min 25 sec ago
A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside. Thirteen people were killed — the only known fatalities related to the quake — and 16 were injured.

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

1 hour 13 min ago
Teens spoke passionately during Saturday’s rally in Fort Lauderdale, which was attended by scores of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where the carnage happened.

Collision of Greek boat, Turkish vessel caught on video

1 hour 33 min ago
The contact the night of was February 12 happened near a pair of Aegean Sea islets over which the two countries almost went to war in 1996.

Several Camp Pendleton Marines were recently convicted on sex-related charges

2 hours 9 min ago
Several Camp Pendleton-based Marines have been found guilty in recent weeks of crimes including rape and child pornography, with other similar cases still pending in the military criminal justice system, records show.

Stuttgart gets narrow wins to end regular season on win streak

2 hours 13 min ago
Defending champion Panthers finish regular season in second behind unbeaten Naples heading into season-ending championships.

No, Fidel Castro is not Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's father

2 hours 19 min ago
A story claiming that Fidel Castro was the father of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not true. The Canadian government denied it, Cuba has never claimed it and Trudeau's parents never visited Cuba until several years after Justin Trudeau was born.

Wiesbaden, Ramstein enter tourney tied atop D-I

2 hours 21 min ago
Warriors and Royals sport 10-2 marks and should enter championships as co-favorites for big schools title.

Russia dismisses US charges as ‘just blabber,’ ‘Russophobia’

2 hours 28 min ago
The language, while dismissive, suggested that Russia feels cornered by the unrelenting allegations that the Kremlin had a role in President Donald Trump’s election.

Israel slams Polish PM for WWII 'Jewish perpetrators' remark

3 hours 41 min ago
Yair Lapid, head of the centrist opposition Yesh Atid party, said Israel should recall its ambassador immediately in response to Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s comments.

Freshman heavyweight comes through in clutch as Army stuns Navy in wrestling

3 hours 45 min ago
You couldn’t ask for more drama out of an Army-Navy wrestling match. You couldn’t measure the disappointment among the partisan crowd at Alumni Hall when the Midshipmen lost in the most agonizing manner imaginable.

Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

3 hours 58 min ago
In response, the Israeli military said one of its tanks struck an observation post in the southern Gaza Strip.

Last month's failed SM-3 Block IIA missile test off Kauai cost $130M

4 hours 16 min ago
The Raytheon SM-3 Block IIA missile soon will be deployed to Navy ships, Japan, Romania and Poland to defend against North Korean and Iranian threats.

Coast Guard captain removed from command, reassigned

4 hours 34 min ago
Officials announced Friday that Capt. Andrew Tucci was removed from command of Sector Long Island Sound in New Haven, Connecticut, but did not say exactly why Tucci was reassigned.

Olympic gold medalist Ester Ledecka is the fastest snowboarder on two skis. Wait, what?

4 hours 35 min ago
Welcome to the Olympics, where on a beautiful winter day, the autotrons of the Alpine skiing world can be upstaged — flat-out beaten, really — by a remarkable athlete who splits her time between two worlds that rarely overlap.

One wrong turn does in USA’s Vonn

4 hours 43 min ago
The final stage of Lindsey Vonn’s journey back to the Olympics wound past lonely farmhouses and ice-choked rivers along the narrow road up to the Jeongseon Alpine Centre.

For Jimmie Johnson, what happened in Vegas has followed him to Daytona

4 hours 50 min ago
An end-of-the-year banquet, like the one NASCAR holds annually in Las Vegas, is a time for celebration, for reflecting on the accomplishments of the past year and immortalizing them. Tell that to Jimmie Johnson.

Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

5 hours 16 min ago
The announcement of the new members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors came on the same day that a Vatican investigator will take the testimony in New York of one of the main whistleblowers in the Chilean cover-up scandal.

Fort Shafter developing wartime evacuation plan for Americans in South Korea

5 hours 38 min ago
The head of U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter and his staff have been tasked with creating a noncombatant evacuation operation plan for Americans in South Korea should war occur on the peninsula, the top military commander in the Pacific said this week.

Maine groups say state rule change capping cash raffle prizes hurts fundraising efforts

6 hours 28 min ago
A rule change from Maine's last budget bill caps cash raffle prizes at $1,000. Leaders of local organizations that raise funds with raffles said while they could give away prizes other than cash, or smaller cash prizes, those don’t seem to generate nearly as much interest from the raffle-ticket-buying public.