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  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
  • GOP senator calls House panel's Benghazi report a 'bunch of garbage'

    A top Republican on Sunday dismissed as “full of crap” a report by the GOP-led House Intelligence Committee that largely absolves the Obama administration for its handling of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya....

    Next challenge for Newport News shipyard: Keeping carrier Kennedy within budget

    Next challenge for Newport News shipyard: Keeping carrier Kennedy within budget
    NEWPORT NEWS — Some businesses use suggestion boxes for employees' ideas. At Newport News Shipbuilding, where everything is bigger, one such box has 60,000 ideas, and the shipyard plans to use every one. That's because the job ahead is...

    Pentagon operation name for Islamic State fight inspires criticism

    During World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged military leaders to come up with valiant names for battles so no mother of a fallen soldier need say her son was killed "in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'Ballyhoo.'" More than 70...

    Obama signs order expanding U.S. Afghanistan role: NYT

    President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The decision ensures a direct role for American troops in fighting in...