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  • Navy SEALs busted for giving secrets to make video game more real

    Navy SEALs busted for giving secrets to make video game more real
    Seven U.S. Navy SEALs have been reprimanded for giving up classified information connected to their work so a video game could seem more realistic, according to a Navy official. The seven were charged with the unauthorized showing of their official...
  • Petraeus Testifies Libya Attack was Al Qaeda Terrorism

    Petraeus Testifies Libya Attack was Al Qaeda Terrorism
    WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill on Friday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an act of terrorism committed by al Qaeda-linked militants. That's according to U.S. Rep. Peter King of New...
  • Another top general under investigation amid Petraeus probe

    Another top general under investigation amid Petraeus probe
    The spiraling scandal that took down former CIA Director David Petraeus has apparently ensnared another powerful general, as authorities announced that Gen. John Allen is under investigation for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to Jill Kelley, a...
  • General Allen was leader at Naval Academy

    General Allen was leader at Naval Academy
    When Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen overheard a platoon of first-year midshipmen at the Naval Academy shout "kill" during training one summer day a decade ago, he ordered the word expunged from their vocabulary. The then-commandant explained that...
  • Hunting for savings in military spending

    A pair of reports critical of military spending — on items as diverse as health care and dried meat — are part of the latest round of scrutiny of the Defense Department's budget as the fiscal cliff approaches. The nonpartisan Congressional...
  • Visionary New York Times Publisher Sulzberger Dead At 86

    Visionary New York Times Publisher Sulzberger Dead At 86
    Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard for newspapers in...
  • Congress must spare veterans benefits

    Your recent article neglected to mention that the billions in budget cuts proposed by "sequestration" threaten to raise health care premiums and cuts benefit cuts for veterans ("Federal contractor? Brace yourself," Sept. 29). Young veterans recently...
  • Navy air forces get new commander

    Navy air forces get new commander
    CORONADO, Calif. -- The Navy has a new leader of its air arm, following a change-of-command ceremony at the North Island Naval Air Station on Thursday. Vice Adm. David Buss relieved Vice Adm. Allen Myers, who is moving to the Pentagon to be deputy...
  • U.S. investigators visit Libya compound where ambassador was killed

    U.S. investigators visit Libya compound where ambassador was killed
    BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A team of U.S. investigators travelled for the first time to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday to analyze the crime scene where the U.S. ambassador was killed in an attack last month, Libyan and U.S. sources said....
  • U.S. must have balance in budget cuts

    Whatever the election results in November, we and other Quaker groups across the country recognize and emphasize that a balanced budget requires a balanced approach. The balance that concerns us is that between Pentagon spending that has nearly doubled in...
  • Big Bird is more real than Romney's budget plans

    Big Bird is more real than Romney's budget plans
    Mitt Romney may have won the first presidential debate, but what stuck in many people's minds was his threat to fire Big Bird. Apparently, Mr. Romney thinks America's debt problem can be fixed by picking up pennies along Sesame Street. Pressed to explain...