| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.
During an episode of the “The Five,”...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Afghanistan is teetering on the edge. A little-known bill just passed the upper house of its parliament that could help counter threats to the country's stability and future development, but only if the U.S. government works with Afghanistan to ensure...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The men and women who took part in America’s “secret war” in Laos will see their history captured in bronze Saturday when a monument to their service will be dedicated at Elgin’s Veterans Memorial Park.
The dedication caps a...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Following in his father's footsteps, Harrison Carter joined the U.S. Air Force as a young man.
Then, after serving for eight years as a military firefighter, including stints in Iraq and Japan, Carter moved from his home in Brooklyn to his late father's...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:26 AM
The increasing use in recent years of unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVS or drones, has spurred innovation and provoked concern. UAVs, which the U.S. Air Force now calls RPAs, or remotely piloted aircraft — a reminder that humans control them...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Not everybody would want guests to raise a glass of vodka at their memorial service.
Then again, not everybody enjoyed life as much as Audrey Jean Adams of Orlando, a cancer survivor who went through dark times while wearing a smile and filling rooms...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:56 PM
The rocket blast was so intense it whiplashed Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. Ed Sileo into a supply shelf, sending heavy equipment crashing down onto the air reservist's head.
Also known as master sergeant with the 482nd Security Forces Squadron, Sileo,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:39 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - If Russia tries to infiltrate troops into a NATO country, even out of official military uniform as it did before it annexed Ukraine's Crimea, NATO will respond militarily, the alliance's top commander said in an interview published on...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges.
Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Long ago, Charles Taylor did the Wright thing for a pair of brothers and now aviation enthusiasts have done the right thing for the man who built the engine for the first powered aircraft.
Taylor, a mechanic who worked in the Dayton, Ohio, bicycle...