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  • USS Benfold leaves for deployment

    USS Benfold leaves for deployment
    SAN DIEGO - Hundreds of military families said their goodbyes to sailors aboard the USS Benfold over Father’s Day weekend. The Contreras family, along with hundreds of others, lined the pier at Naval Station San Diego as the Benfold left for an...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Sequestration cuts would embolden Iran to build the bomb

    While many have persuasively argued that the fiscal cliff defense cuts would hurt innovation and slow our economic recovery, few offer concrete examples of how these catastrophic cuts would endanger our national security. Iran's drive to acquire nuclear...
  • On defense again, Obama claims 'important progress' in Libya war

     
    Democrat uses weekly address to repeat explanations for launching the hostilities....
  • Navy tests laser gun by zapping motorboat off California coast

     
    The U.S. Navy fired a laser raygun mounted on a warship, zapping – and setting fire to -- an empty motor boat as it bobbed in the Pacific Ocean....
  • Woodland Hills man pleads guilty to trying to ship missile components to Iran

     
    An Iranian man living in Woodland Hills has pleaded guilty to attempting to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran. Davoud Baniameri, 38, pleaded guilty in federal court in Illinois to one count......
  • Iran revises death toll in military base explosion to 17

     
    An explosion Saturday at a missile base for Iran’s elite Republican Guard killed at least 17 soldiers and shook buildings west of Tehran. Authorities downplayed any hint of international sabotage aimed at Iran’s nuclear program....
  • Accidental explosion at Iran military base kills at least 27

     
    An explosion at a base for Iran’s Republican Guard killed at least 27 soldiers and shook buildings west of Tehran. Authorities downplayed any hint of international sabotage aimed at Iran’s nuclear program....
  • Kim Jong Il death: U.S. wary of succession struggle in North Korea

     
    U.S. officials were closely monitoring North Korea for signs of instability or unusual military moves Monday after the death of longtime leader Kim Jong Il, concerned that his passing may set off a succession struggle and set back efforts to persuade...
  • Iran says it has produced its first nuclear fuel rod

     
    Iran says its scientists have produced the country’s first nuclear fuel rod and its Navy has test-fired a new medium-range surface-to-air missile. Iran's announcements are likely to heighten concerns about the country’s disputed nuclear...
  • What is the Strait of Hormuz? Can Iran shut off access to oil?

     
    What is the Strait of Hormuz and why are people worried about it? Iran has been threatening to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a choke point between the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea. The waterway is bordered to the north by Iran, and its closure could...