| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Talk about a First World problem: Christmas packages that didn’t arrive on time.
Suffice to say, Christmas 2013 wasn’t Amazon’s, or UPS’ or FedEx’s finest hour. But from the uproar, you’d have thought NORAD had...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The Alaskan Command, overseeing more than 22,000 service members in the state, will receive a new commander this week at Anchorage’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
According to a Wednesday statement from the command, Lt. Gen. Russell J. Handy...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Santa and his reindeer have some company this year: military fighter jets. And that has some people very unhappy, saying it is a thinly veiled marketing video aimed at children.
NORAD is equating jolly old St. Nick and the military in the minds of kids,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day.
Case in point: On...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Giving Santa Claus and his reindeer a military fighter jet escort on Christmas Eve amounts to manipulative military marketing aimed at defenseless young minds, a Berkeley child psychologist says.
In case you have been working today instead of paying...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Utterly routine futuristic horror-thriller "The Colony" substitutes the term "ferals" for plain old zombies (the modern, fast-moving kind), and that's about it for originality. This Canadian production has been playing various territories since spring;...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Compassion and survival are made to duel once more in the unambitious sci-fi thriller "The Colony." In a post-apocalyptic future, Everyman Sam (Kevin Zegers) stands by while Mason (Bill Paxton), the ruthlessly practical leader of their Arctic settlement,...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:39 AM
Military jets have intercepted two small planes that entered a temporary no-fly zone over Williamsburg.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the Cessna 182 and the Piper PA32 were allowed to continue their flights after two F-16s...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:27 AM
A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her triggered the security scare that led to the diversion of a North Carolina-bound jetliner Tuesday, a leading congressman's office said.
Doctors aboard U.S. Airways Flight 787...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:25 PM
The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.
While the White...