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  • Simulation center opens Hall of Fame

    Simulation center opens Hall of Fame
    During World War II more than 70 years ago, Priscilla "Pat" Getchell became one of the U.S. Navy's first female flight-simulation instructors. This week, the Lake County aviation pioneer will be among the first members of the National Center for...
  • Two milestone battleships shaped the future of a struggling Newport News Shipyard

    Two milestone battleships shaped the future of a struggling Newport News Shipyard
    When the crowds began pushing through the gates of Newport News Shipbuilding early on the morning on March 24, 1898, they had plenty of reason to feel proud and excited. After a dozen years and tens of millions of dollars in investment, the fledgling...
  • Civilian seizes gun, shoots sailor at Virginia naval station; 2 dead

    A civilian shot a sailor to death aboard a destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, then was killed by security officials, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect had permission to be on base, but it was unclear whether he had permission to...
  • Premier says Malaysia Airlines plane went down in Indian Ocean

    Premier says Malaysia Airlines plane went down in Indian Ocean
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The prime minister's announcement that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down in the Indian Ocean with no survivors marked a major turn in the search for the missing jet but did little to explain why it went off course in...
  • Next test for Obama: Soothing the Saudis

    Next test for Obama: Soothing the Saudis
    President Obama will visit Saudi Arabia this week. Based on what I hear from key Saudis, he is in for a rough reception. Rarely have the Saudis been more skeptical about the United States, and if the president is to affect Saudi behavior, it is...
  • Pratt Lands International Orders For Military, Commercial Engines

    Two large deals announced Monday by Pratt & Whitney sent work to both sides of the engine maker's operations. On the commercial end, Singapore airline Tigerair bought more than three dozen of Airbus' A320neo narrowbody aircraft, which run on Pratt's...
  • Newport News Shipbuilding recognized for economic impact

    Newport News Shipbuilding recognized for economic impact
    Newport News Shipbuilding made waves in 2013 despite uncertainty over military spending, and on Friday the defense-minded Hampton Roads economic community offered their thanks. The Economics Club of Hampton Roads honored the shipyard with its annual...
  • Australia trying to find objects spotted by China in missing airliner hunt

    Australian search authorities said on Monday they have been advised about objects spotted by Chinese aircraft hunting for any sign of a missing Malaysian airliner and will be trying to locate them in the remote southern Indian Ocean. Official Chinese...
  • Obama disengaged from dealing with Russia

    Obama disengaged from dealing with Russia
    — Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the European Union system and Russian President Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that "we went to a knife...
  • Turkey shoots down Syrian warplane

    BEIRUT Turkish air force jets intercepted and destroyed a Syrian fighter-bomber Sunday along the two nations' shared border, leading the Syrian government to claim that the plane was in Syrian airspace and the incident was "unwarranted aggression."...
  • Malaysia Flight 370: French satellite images show possible jet debris

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- More satellite evidence emerged Sunday, this time from France, that there is possible airplane debris in the south Indian Ocean. Malaysia said it received new satellite images from French authorities showing "potential...