| May 21, 2012
| 10:55 AM
When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out.
His friend didn't know it, Atwill says, but he really was gay — and under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy,...
| May 22, 2012
| 9:00 AM
It was heartening to see current and past midshipmen speak openly of the salutary effect on the U.S. Naval Academyof repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy ("Mids describe smooth transition from 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'" May 21). Your article,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:03 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The long, costly and contentious presidential campaign wound down Tuesday to a series of final stops in a handful of fiercely competitive states, as President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney sought to fortify their positions in the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:22 AM
President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states.
According to CNN projections,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:23 AM
With the Democratic National Convention falling one week after the Republican gathering, Democrats hope to have the "final word" by focusing on the middle class--a message lost during the GOP event, according to a senior Obama campaign official Monday....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:24 AM
PETOSKEY — The United States needs to implement a steady reduction in combat troops from Afghanistan, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., told the Petoskey News-Review editorial board during a sit-down interview last week.
Levin, the longest serving...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:32 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- At least 4 light planes were forced to land after violating airspace restrictions during President Obama's visit to Los Angeles.
An F-16 fighter jet intercepted a private plane that violated flight restrictions just before 5 p.m....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:21 PM
The Pentagon is honoring all of its gay, lesbian and transgender service members and civilians. The ceremony is the first since repealing it's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:05 AM
In his July 12 letter, "In 2012, Americans should vote with their heads, not just their hearts," William W. McCollum offered sage advice: Voters should select a president by using their heads. In disagreeing with the letter writer, however, I believe that...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Gay military personnel will be allowed to wear their uniforms in San Diego's LGBT Pride Festival and parade.
The Pentagon made the announcement Thursday that wearing uniforms is permitted "provided service members...