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Is there still room in Arlington for Rebel soldiers?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:15
With today’s full-out mania to wipe away visible Civil War history, at least the tributes to the South’s heroes, perhaps some plots could be freed up by removing what some see as symbols of treason.

Mattis has power, but that’s not support

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:12
A foreign policy, like an economic policy, can succeed only if it has political backing. Difficult decisions will be accepted by the public only if they have political legitimacy.

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 08:59
The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.

May seals billion-pound Northern Irish deal to stay in power

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 07:17
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May kept her grip on power by reaching a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, which will support her minority government in key votes in Parliament in return for extra funding for Northern Ireland.

‘Missing’ Shiloh sailor who launched three-day search now facing court-martial

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:42
A USS Shiloh sailor who sparked a massive three-day search after appearing to have fallen off the ship only to be later found in the ship’s engine room is now facing court-martial.

Rows of equipment lined up at Coleman Barracks to reassure allies

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:31
Following the Russian intervention in Ukraine in 2014 the United States has tried to make its allies, especially those in neighboring Russia in eastern Europe, feel less threatened through a program dubbed the European Reassurance Initiative.

Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:07
Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration's travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute involving a Missouri church playground.

Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo released from prison on medical grounds

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:03
China's only Nobel Peace Prize winner and famed dissident Liu Xiaobo was released Monday from prison on medical grounds to treat his liver cancer, his lawyer told The Washington Post.

Modi's 'no frills' visit to Washington masks a potential minefield

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:59
Audiences between the leaders of the world's two biggest democracies have not typically lacked for fanfare.

Professor who said 'clueless white male' Otto Warmbier got 'what he deserved' won't be rehired

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:56
The University of Delaware has cut ties with an adjunct professor who suggested that Otto Warmbier, the American student whose death last week after being imprisoned in North Korea drew worldwide attention, was a "clueless white male" who "got exactly what he deserved."

Hundreds missing in eastern Ukraine's dirty war

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:52
On a warm afternoon in Ukraine's breakaway east, as the front line rumbled with only occasional shellfire, Stanislav Aseev, a 27-year-old undercover journalist, was heading home to Donetsk.

Unexploded ordnance found at Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 04:13
Construction workers have unearthed unexploded ordnance at Yokota in western Tokyo in an area that houses the U.S. Forces Japan commander and other high-ranking officers, an Air Force statement said.

F-35B stealth fighters make first appearance on Okinawa

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 03:51
Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on Okinawa Monday, the first time the state-of-the-art stealth fighter has visited the strategically important Japanese island.

Flying saucers still evasive 70 years after pilot's report

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:43
Boise businessman Ken Arnold had no idea he would change the world when he told reporters in Pendleton he saw nine strange objects flying along the Cascades.

Protesters at SOUTHCOM demand Guantanamo be shut down

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:28
Protestors in orange jumpsuits and black hoods stood outside U.S. Southern Command in 90-degree heat Sunday, holding signs with phrases like “Close Gitmo now” and “I am still waiting for your humanity.”

1AD headquarters, DIVARTY ready to tackle Iraq mission

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:17
Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division headquarters are ready and raring to go on their mission to Iraq, the division command team said.

White nationalists find Lincoln Memorial, and opposing voices

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 19:56
A group of white nationalists and right-wing activists descended on one of America's greatest venues for political speech Sunday - the area in front of the Reflecting Pool at the Lincoln Memorial, near where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of his dream - and it was essentially just another day in Washington, D.C.

Europe has been working to expose Russian meddling for years

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:44
As the United States grapples with the implications of Kremlin interference in American politics, European countries are deploying a variety of bold tactics and tools to expose Russian attempts to sway voters and weaken European unity.

Government websites hacked with pro-ISIS rant

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:52
Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

75 years later, OSS celebrates lasting legacy beyond WWII

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:41
An organization that was the predecessor to the CIA and special operations forces celebrated its 75th anniversary with an event in Virginia Saturday evening.