| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Pipes, tanks and other equipment rust in the humid Southern air. Leaky roofs leave puddles on factory floors. Abandoned buildings are scattered across an 800-acre site contaminated with hundreds of tons of mercury.
If this were a factory making cars...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Ukrainian authorities claimed Friday that government forces killed as many as 200 pro-Russia gunmen in the previous 24 hours and that Moscow had sent in an armored column including 32 tanks and 30 truckloads of fighters.
The reported fatalities, which...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The ballroom of the Beverly Hilton was flush with pride at Thursday's Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Gala, where billionaire media mogul and fundraising juggernaut Haim Saban inspired some of the biggest names in Hollywood and in the business...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:42 AM
U.S. Rep Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, will serve another term in Congress after defeating Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker in the 1st District on Tuesday.
The complete unofficial results: Wittman, 131,595; Mosher, 72,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Individuals and peoples have a right to peace."
In the beginning was the word. OK. This is the beginning, and these are the words, but they haven't arrived yet -- at least not officially, with full force of meaning.
It's our job, not God's, to create...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter made its first arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier Monday off the coast of San Diego, the Navy announced that night.
The landing marks the start of two weeks of at-sea developmental tests for the new...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:58 PM
At least 12 people died in renewed fighting near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the most serious violations to date of a Sept. 5 cease-fire agreement, Ukrainian and pro-Russia separatist sources said Monday.
Anti-communist unrest in Kharkiv,...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:39 PM
When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Moving to help check the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the Pentagon on Friday opened its second mobile laboratory in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the deadly disease.
Three weeks after President Obama announced that the Pentagon would help...
| Sep 28, 2014
A large armored vehicle that in recent years patrolled the battlefields of the Middle East now stands at the ready in York County.
Once used to help American troops avoid getting killed or maimed by roadside bombs, the imposing vehicle was turned over...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors....