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  • After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they're fighting for survival

    KIEV, Ukraine Mykola Tokar stood at attention in his camouflaged fatigues at a news conference while a video recorded a year ago played of him standing at a podium that's marked, then as now, with the words "Ukrainian Crisis." In the video, he can be...
  • Notes and notables

    'Misstatements' It's reached the point where we are truly wondering what it is with these public figures who feel the need to exaggerate their military record and/or the dangers they have faced in the line of duty. The latest is Robert McDonald,...
  • UN: North Korean company renames ships to evade sanctions

    A North Korean shipping company that famously tried to hide fighter jets under a cargo of sugar later sought to evade U.N. sanctions by renaming most of its vessels, a new report says. The effort by Pyongyang-headquartered Ocean Maritime Management...
  • Helicopter crash north of Iran's capital, Tehran, kills 3

    An Iranian news agency says a helicopter belonging to the country's air force has crashed north of Tehran, killing all three crew members on board. Thursday's report by the semi-official Fars news agency quotes a district governor, Ezzatollah...
  • Fake US aircraft carrier the target in latest Iranian drills

    With rockets roaring and guns blazing, more than a dozen swarming Iranian speedboats assaulted a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier Wednesday during large-scale naval drills near the strategically vital entrance of the Persian Gulf. The nationally...
  • Trying to encourage women to become engineers

    WASHINGTON Jennifer Boykin broke some stereotypes when she was young. She was the first girl to play Little League baseball in St. Louis. She excelled in math and science, encouraged by her father, an engineer for an aerospace company. When she earned a...
  • Don't be a Kanye at work

    Don't be a Kanye at work
    There are so many important things we can learn from famous people. For example, the key to being called "brave" is allowing yourself to be photographed without makeup. And better health is easily obtained by eating foods no one has ever heard of prepared...
  • 2 Turkish reconnaissance planes crash; 4 pilots killed

    Turkey's military says two of its RF-4E reconnaissance planes have crashed in central Turkey, killing all four pilots on board. The military says the aircraft disappeared off the radar Tuesday evening about an hour after taking off from the Malatya...
  • The VA secretary should know the importance of not lying about one's service — right?

    The VA secretary should know the importance of not lying about one's service — right?
    Really? The secretary of Veterans Affairs? Surely there is no one who should better understand how offensive it is to lie about one's military service than the secretary of Veterans Affairs. Yet that's exactly what Robert McDonald did the night he...
  • Wallops Island rocket launches part of missile defense test

    Three suborbital rockets have been launched from NASA's facility on Wallops Island as part of a ballistic missile defense test. The Missile Defense Agency says Tuesday's successful flight test was the first to assess the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense...
  • Lithuania restores compulsory military service

    Lithuania will restore compulsory military service for young men as tensions in Ukraine continue to worry the small Baltic nation, the government said Tuesday. After a meeting of military leaders and top government officials, President Dalia Grybauskaite...