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  • Program gives cancer patients tools to battle despair, depression

    SANTA ANA, Calif. They found the cancer in Colleen Duffey's liver 18 months ago, shortly after the birth of her second daughter. What they discovered next was even more chilling: It wasn't liver cancer at all; it was breast cancer that had already spread....
  • Preparing for another BRAC, before it's a done deal

    Preparing for another BRAC, before it's a done deal
    The last time the military consolidated, Maryland's installations grew. But the base realignment and closure process usually goes the other way — and now the Army is calling for another round. Officials in the state aren't waiting to see what...
  • In devising a plan in Iraq, U.S. looks to its Yemen model

    In devising a plan in Iraq, U.S. looks to its Yemen model
    As they plan their response to the crisis in Iraq, President Obama and his top aides are hoping to replicate elements of an often-overlooked and relatively successful U.S. military operation in another war-ravaged Middle East nation: Yemen. An...
  • Latest missile defense system test is successful

    The nation's trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead high above the Pacific, military officials said. The interception...
  • Long-dead militant's battle plan resurrected in Iraq

    In early 2004, U.S. officials called a news conference in Baghdad to trumpet an intelligence coup: an intercepted letter from the head of Al Qaeda in Iraq setting forth his vision while outlining his worries about his organization's ability to combat an...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap, Jack goes after final leads

    '24: Live Another Day' recap, Jack goes after final leads
    The following takes place between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. The president is dead. Blown to bits by a US drone strike … by an anti-drone activist/terrorist. As the U.S. and UK officials watch on TV, we cut over to CIA London Station where Agent Morgan...
  • California beer makers embark on latest mission to help military vets

    LIVERMORE, Calif. From the outside, it resembles any other suite in a nondescript industrial park. But inside, its shelves are stocked with barrels of liquid gold bearing names like AWOL Pale Ale, Boot IPA and Bazooka Brown Ale. Uncle Sam's Misguided...
  • Wage health care, not war [Letter]

    It was sad to read the front page article, "Shutting down heath centers leaves patients scrambling" (June 19). It seems 1,100 low income clients are presently without health care because the People's Community Health Centers were forced to close due to...
  • Military's pricey F-35 fighter jet catches fire during takeoff in Florida

    Military's pricey F-35 fighter jet catches fire during takeoff in Florida
    A fire broke out on a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after an attempted takeoff at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The radar-evading, supersonic fighter jet, a nearly $400-billion weapons program under development for more than a decade, experienced the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Winthrop Square Property Manager Recognized By Defense Department

    A senior property manager with Vesta Corporation's Winthrop Square Apartments has been awarded the Department of Defense's Patriot Award for the support she provides to an employee and 12-year veteran of the Connecticut Army National Guard. Shonda...
  • F-35 fighter jets to resume flights after fire led to grounding

    F-35 fighter jets to resume flights after fire led to grounding
    A fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets is expected to return to regular flight operations at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida after being grounded because of a fire this week. All F-35 flight operations for the Air Force at the base had been...