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  • Attackers kill 3 Saudi border guards in dawn attack near Iraq border

    Four gunmen attacked a Saudi security patrol near the Iraqi border early Monday, killing three soldiers and wounding at least three more, the kingdom's Interior Ministry said. A Saudi security official told The Associated Press the gunmen had come from...
  • US factory orders in November fell for fourth month; key investment category also down

    Orders to U.S. factories fell for a fourth straight month in November, with demand in a key category that signals business investment plans down for a third month. The Commerce Department said Tuesday factory orders dropped 0.7 percent in November...
  • Navy officer becomes 5th person to plead guilty in bribery case

    A Navy commander on Tuesday became the fifth defendant to plead guilty to a bribery scheme involving charges of trading inside information for cash, travel, entertainment expenses and the services of prostitutes. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez, 42, pleaded...
  • Border drones are ineffective, badly managed, too expensive, official says

    Drones patrolling the U.S. border are poorly managed and ineffective at stopping illegal immigration, and the government should abandon a $400-million plan to expand their use, according to an internal watchdog report released Tuesday. The 8-year-old...
  • The healing power of maternal love

    "Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed" by Dava Guerin and Kevin Ferris; Skyhorse (224 pages, $19.95) There is nothing quite like a mother's love. A mother gives birth and nurtures the child until it's time to leave...
  • New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads

    New Deal Landmarks reshaped Hampton Roads
    Seventy-five years after the New Deal began to wind down, many of the public works projects the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration brought to Depression-era Hampton Roads through such programs as the Works Progress Administration and Civilian...
  • Monuments to the New Deal can be found here

    Seventy-five years after the New Deal began to wind down, many of the public works projects the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration brought to Depression-era Hampton Roads through such programs as the Works Progress Administration and Civilian...
  • Kaine now top Democrat on Senate panel

    Kaine now top Democrat on Senate panel
    Sen. Kaine has been named the top Democrat on a key panel of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Subcommittee on Readiness deals with resources for shipyards, military construction projects and whether bases should be shifted or closed. Overall, it...
  • Norfolk-based command Naval Air Force Atlantic gets new boss

    Norfolk-based command Naval Air Force Atlantic gets new boss
    Rear Adm. John Haley echoed the importance of the Navy slogan "War-fighting first" after a ceremony that placed him head of Naval Air Force Atlantic. The command is located at Naval Station Norfolk and includes seven nuclear-powered aircraft carriers,...
  • Navy League announces fund drive for aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford

    For a sailor at sea, the ship's chapel can fill an important role. So can the crew library. The Navy League of Hampton Roads wants to make sure these amenities on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford are as fully equiped as the war-fighting side of the...
  • New Virginia-class sub to be named for Rickover

    New Virginia-class sub to be named for Rickover
    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Friday that an upcoming Virginia-class attack submarine will be named for the late Hyman G. Rickover, the admiral known as the father of the nuclear Navy. Virginia class submarines are built in a teaming arrangement...