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  • Barricaded soldier shoots herself at Fort Lee

    WASHINGTON A distraught female solider at the Fort Lee army garrison shot herself in the head Monday morning as negotiators tried to calm her at the base south of Richmond, Va. The incident triggered fears of another deadly base rampage. Maj. Gen....
  • Candidates are forced to wade through Iraq, again

    The Iraq war was once again front and center on the campaign trail in New Hampshire last week, with a Democratic president under fire. The gruesome beheading of native son James Foley at the hands of Islamic militants thrust the issue to the fore,...
  • John G. Sperling dies at 93; founder of University of Phoenix

    John G. Sperling, a poor boy from the Missouri Ozarks who survived a cruel childhood to become a college professor and a billionaire with an idea for a university that launched a revolution in higher education, has died. He was 93. The self-described...
  • Experimental U.S. hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Monday after controllers detected a problem with the system, the Pentagon said. The weapon is...
  • Shooter at U.S. Army post in Virginia kills herself, sparks lockdown

    Shooter at U.S. Army post in Virginia kills herself, sparks lockdown
    A U.S. soldier armed with a pistol fatally wounded herself after barricading herself in a building at Fort Lee, sparking a lockdown of the Army post near Petersburg on Monday morning, officials said. The soldier entered the four-story Combined Arms...
  • Veterans win in-state tuition benefit

    As president of the Collegiate Veterans Association at Florida State University, Abby Kinch often heard from veterans who ran into a stumbling block before they even started their college careers. Veterans new to the state who enrolled at Florida...
  • Warplanes go to Arizona desert to die

     
    Surplus World War II aircraft at Kingman, Arizona....
  • A siege to be remembered in Petersburg

    No one who knows the history of the Civil War needs to be reminded of the Siege of Petersburg's landmark status. But with the 150th anniversary of the brutal 10-month struggle in which the Union army finally brought the Confederacy to its knees, the...
  • Three Newport News firms awarded large military contracts

    Three Newport News firms awarded large military contracts
    Despite a decline in discretionary defense spending by Congress, a growing number of Newport News-based firms are landing large-scale military contracts this month. So far, three Newport News-based companies have been tapped by the U.S. Department of...
  • Man, 73, dies in one-car accident near Aurora

    Man, 73, dies in one-car accident near Aurora
    A 73-old-Sugar Grove man died after striking a utility pole in his pickup truck Friday afternoon near Aurora West County Forest Preserve near west suburban Aurora, according to authorities. Rodger Lambert, 73, of the 300 block of Maple Avenue, was...
  • Some Giants not so far from home

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- They are nearly 3,000 miles from home, but the San Francisco Giants have several of their traveling party with ties to Northern Virginia, which is just across the...