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  • F-35 fighter jets to resume flights after fire led to grounding

    F-35 fighter jets to resume flights after fire led to grounding
    A fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets is expected to return to regular flight operations at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida after being grounded because of a fire this week. All F-35 flight operations for the Air Force at the base had been...
  • Feedback: Living Here, Medicaid fraud, Flag Day, stormwater and more

    •Ed, Poquoson: I liked this year's version of Living Here better than most except it's worth mentioning that our NASA Langley managed the first successful spacecraft to land on Mars (Viking) and still the only one to search for evidence for life...
  • Putin's Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can't rely on

    Putin's Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can't rely on
    The prospect is alluring: long-term influence over a Russian-speaking corridor linking eastern Ukraine and Crimea, ensuring supplies of electricity, food, jet engines and other military hardware as well as unfettered access to offshore oil and gas fields....
  • Over 1,000 in Mokena pay tribute to fallen soldier

    Over 1,000 in Mokena pay tribute to fallen soldier
    More than 1,000 people turned out Saturday to silently welcome Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen on his final trip home to Mokena.  The body of Toppen, 19, who died in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan this month, was flown into Midway International...
  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • Pakistani army says 30 militants killed in airstrikes on tribal hideouts

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani army on Saturday said at least 30 militants were killed after fighter jets bombed their hideouts in two tribal districts in the restive northwest. The attacks were launched in Khyber and North Waziristan, two of the...
  • Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead

    Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead
    AMMAN - Syrian jets bombed rebel-held eastern areas close to the Iraq border Saturday after Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier.  Five raids killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more when bombs hit residential areas in...
  • 'The Last Ship' on TNT is packed with U.S. Navy firepower

    'The Last Ship' on TNT is packed with U.S. Navy firepower
    With his trademark showmanship, director Michael Bay is back in full summer mode, presenting another epic, global story fueled by heroic characters, spectacular explosions, and machines awesome in size, majestic in power and capable of mass destruction....
  • Iraq vets say Obama's promise of no combat for U.S. advisers will be hard to keep

    WASHINGTON Given how quickly Iraqi security forces have ceded large chunks of territory to Islamist militants in the last week, Americans who've fought in Iraq say President Barack Obama's insistence that the up to 300 military advisers headed there...
  • Obama sends U.S. military advisers to Iraq as battle rages over refinery

    Obama sends U.S. military advisers to Iraq as battle rages over refinery
    President Barack Obama said on Thursday he was sending up to 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq but stressed the need for a political solution to the Iraqi crisis as government forces battled Sunni rebels for control of the country's biggest refinery....
  • What happens in Iraq doesn't matter to US economy

    WASHINGTON The unraveling of Iraq is of little consequence to the United States in economic terms. More than a decade after the U.S.-led invasion, Iraq's economy remains in shambles and two-way trade outside the oil sector remains minimal. So...