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  • Pro-Russia militants wage deadly offensive as Ukraine election nears

    Pro-Russia militants wage deadly offensive as Ukraine election nears
    Pro-Russia separatists vowing to disrupt Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine launched a fresh attack Thursday against the Kiev government's beleaguered forces, killing at least 13 soldiers but failing to take control of more territory in the eastern...
  • Archbishop Spalding announces new boys soccer, boys volleyball coaches

    Archbishop Spalding announces new boys soccer, boys volleyball coaches
    Archbishop Spalding athletic director Jeff Parsons announced the appointments of Joachim Walker as the school's new varsity boys soccer coach and Tuan Nguyen as its new varsity boys volleyball coach. Walker, who played soccer at George Washington, spent...
  • Wilcox and others serve critical role as Maryland retired judges

    Judge Robert C. Wilcox of Davidsonville retired in 2010, but after two months vacationing in Florida, he traded back the beach for the bench. "I love the law, and I like what I do," said Wilcox, 70, a retired judge of the Maryland District Court in...
  • B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938

    B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938
    The B-17 Flying Fortress was still a few years away from becoming an iconic workhorse of American air power in World War II  when a flight of six planes took off from Langley Field on Feb. 16, 1938 for what would be a milestone intercontinental mission....
  • Goal met for Williamsburg writer

    William Pearson's newly published book "The Icarus Parallel," is more than just a tale of international intrigue. The story runs much deeper, representing an accomplishment that had a genesis in the 1960s when Pearson was living in Crete. His...
  • Experience before education in military [Commentary]

    Experience before education in military [Commentary]
    Promoting the best officers is essential to having the most powerful military force on the planet. The de facto requirement for officers in the U.S. Air Force to obtain a master's degree in order to be promoted is blatantly ridiculous because it hinders...
  • Día de los caídos en CT

    Día de los caídos en CT
    Muchos desfiles, ceremonias y otros eventos están previstos por toda la región durante el fin de semana de Memorial Day. AVON El desfile del Día de los Caídos comenzará a las 11 el lunes en el Parque Sperry en Simsbury Road. Los manifestantes...
  • U.S. Air Force rescues injured Chinese sailors 1,000 miles at sea

    U.S. Air Force rescues injured Chinese sailors 1,000 miles at sea
    SAN DIEGO -- Air Force rescue specialists from a base in Arizona were sent to bring two critically injured Chinese sailors from more than 1,000 miles off the Mexican coast to a burn unit in San Diego. According to initial reports, a Venezuelan fishing...
  • Injured Chinese sailors set to arrive tonight in San Diego

    Injured Chinese sailors set to arrive tonight in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- Two critically injured Chinese sailors are set to arrive tonight at the UC San Diego Medical Center burn unit after being rescued by the U.S. Air Force more than 1,000 miles at sea off Mexico. The two were aboard a Chinese boat that...
  • Once-homeless son reunites with mom in L.A. after 20 years

    Once-homeless son reunites with mom in L.A. after 20 years
    United States Air Force veteran David Abeyta's life spiraled out of control more than 20 years ago when he lost a child, his wife and his job and was left with an ongoing battle with Hepatitis C.  Abeyta, 51, shared his story with an organization...
  • SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force

    SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force
    Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company. A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....