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Roswell, New Mexico festival celebrates 70th anniversary of UFO incident

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:59
There were reports of Unidentified Flying Objects before whatever happened in New Mexico in the summer of 1947 happened. But the Roswell Incident planted the seed out of which today’s fascination with extraterrestrial visitation sprouted.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:57
An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said.

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:49
Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.

6 hurt as car strikes people at Muslim celebration in Newcastle, England

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:12
Six people, including three children, were injured after a car ran into pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center where people were reportedly gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Police said the incident was not believed to be terror-related.

China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:52
China's foreign minister says Beijing will hold a dialogue with Afghanistan and Pakistan to help improve relations between the two South Asian neighbors.

Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:42
A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday.

Fort Carson brigade has blasted 1 million rounds during Europe training

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:25
In the 180 days deployed, the soldiers have put in 153 days of training with allies and community engagements across a swath of the continent from the Baltic to the Black Sea. To supply the brigade's more than 4,000 troops, the unit's truckers have logged more than 100,000 highway miles.

Europeans learn to live with — and adapt to — terror attacks

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:07
The steady stream of attacks on centers of daily life have drawn pledges from Europeans not to let terrorists change how they live, but in ways large and small they already have.

N.J. military history museum to go mobile

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 06:50
A nonprofit trying to start an Armed Forces Heritage Museum on the joint military base in Burlington County has changed its plan to educate the public about the state's military history.

War and waste: Cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 06:40
The long war has generated repeated examples of wasted funds, which may be inevitable in a country such as Afghanistan, where the military has been built from scratch, is plagued with corruption and relies almost completely on U.S. money for even the most basic things, including salaries and uniforms.

Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 06:36
An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a security post in western Afghanistan, killing at least 10 police and wounding another three.

Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 06:31
Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union.

Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 06:24
A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes.

Bone-sniffing border collies might finally solve mystery of Amelia Earhart

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 05:18
Richard Gillespie has been searching for proof of what happened to Amelia Earhart for 28 years. Now is the best opportunity in years, he said, to prove once and for all that his theory about what happened to Earhart is the correct theory.

Navy’s collision investigation delays Hawaii command change

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 03:11
A Navy Region Hawaii change-of-command ceremony scheduled for Friday had to be postponed after the incoming commander, Rear Adm. Brian Fort, was selected to lead the investigation into the June 17 fatal collision of the USS Fitzgerald with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal.

Navy admits lapses in Red Hill flow studies

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 03:10
The Navy agreed it needs to do more to evaluate fuel and water flow modeling beneath and around the Red Hill fuel storage facility before a Dec. 8 deadline for a finalized fuel tank upgrade plan.

Redesigned hospital unit at Fort Carson aims to quickly treat wounded troops

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 00:59
Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital made history this month, becoming the first unit in the Army to convert to a new field hospital design.

Admiral: Upgrades coming for Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 00:42
The Navy is planning major upgrades at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and its three other public yards involving billions of dollars, as the service seeks to address chronic maintenance problems that have hampered its readiness to fight.

Small defense increase dismays firms

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:58
The people who make jets, aircraft carriers and surveillance technology for the U.S. military thought they were going to cash in when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton on Election Day. Now they're not so sure.

Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:39
The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack that also injured his wife was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved.