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  • Lengthy wait times persist at Texas VA medical facilities

    H.W. "Bill" Sparks never had trouble scheduling his annual physical at a Veterans Affairs clinic in El Paso until his doctor left early this year. Now he's been left in limbo, waiting several months to be paired with a new physician. Sparks, a retired...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, April 9, the 99th day of 2015. There are 266 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House...
  • Charles E. Creek Jr.

    Charles E. Creek Jr.
    Charles Edward Creek Jr., a retired Army intelligence analyst, paratrooper and Vietnam War veteran, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease April 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 74. Born in Baltimore and...
  • One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say

    One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say
    A trip that began in Baltimore ended Monday morning with two men dressed as women in a stolen SUV careening toward the entrance to National Security Agency headquarters, where police opened fire, killing one and wounding the other. Officials said an NSA...
  • Letters: Tribute to helicopter crash victim

    Bruce Teitelbaum was the owner of Alligator Shredding. I have been his client for several years. A weekly visit by a shredder for most business owners is an uneventful, rather mundane brief few minutes of the week. Not with Teitelbaum. He would come...
  • The audacity of weakness

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran. Netanyahu came to the U.S. to outline the Iranian plan to remake the Middle...
  • Redefine the Purple Heart

    After reading the Feb. 8 Tribune article “Ft. Hood wounded, dead to receive Purple Hearts” (News), I took a moment or two to pause. My understanding is that in most instances Purple Hearts are awarded to those Americans in uniform who are...
  • Publicity complicates jury selection for 3 major U.S. trials

    Texas lived up to its reputation for swift justice by taking just three days to seat a jury for the trial of the man charged with killing the former Navy SEAL depicted in "American Sniper." But jury selection in two other major U.S. cases is taking much...
  • Allianz Championship is one of the most popular events on Champions Tour

     Allianz Championship is one of the most popular events on Champions Tour
    The Allianz Championship is one of the most popular events and attracts one of the strongest fields on the Champions Tour for several reasons: It is the first full-field event of the season. It is held in South Florida in February. The Old Course at...
  • Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage

    Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage
    The Army's tools for identifying troubled soldiers would not have flagged the man who shot to death three people and wounded 16 others before killing himself at Fort Hood last year, despite previous signs of instability, a U.S. Army report said Friday....
  • Ft. Hood shooter showed 'no clear warning signs' before 2014 attack

    Ft. Hood shooter showed 'no clear warning signs' before 2014 attack
    The U.S. Army specialist who shot and killed three soldiers last year at Ft. Hood, Texas, before taking his own life showed "no clear warning signs" that he might commit a violent act before the April attack, according to a report made public on Friday....