| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77.
The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges.
Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Tehran, Iran-- Iran's navy has captured what it says is a U.S. drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf.
However, a U.S. defense official, who could not be named because the official was not authorized to speak to the media, told CNN...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept on suicide watch for at least seven days of his nine months' confinement at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., the Marines'...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
former Marine Corps brig commander testified Thursday that a vague rule meant he could keep Pfc. Bradley Manning on suicide watch even after a psychiatrist determined that wasn't necessary, as lawyers for the soldier at the center of the WikiLeaks case...
| Dec 8, 2012
A Defense Department funding bill has made bedfellows of two groups more likely to be found in opposite corners: federal labor and federal contractors.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the Professional Services Council (PSC)...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Here we go again with a "chemical weapons" bogey man ("New fears over Syrian conflict," Dec. 4). America invaded and is occupying Iraq thanks to alleged weapons of mass destruction, and now Syria is in our gun sights based on similar claims. Don't we know...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2012
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum:
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him.
| Nov 23, 2012
The 15th annual Human Rights Potluck Dinner, "From the Pentagon to Wall Street: Globalization and Human Rights in Latin America," will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Florence Bain Senior Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in...