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  • Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to supply Kurds in Syria

    Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to supply Kurds in Syria
    Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the defenders resist an Islamic State assault. U.S. Secretary of State...
  • Chemical weapons cover-up reignites old argument

    Chemical weapons cover-up reignites old argument
    The New York Times report that the George W. Bush administration discovered old chemical bombs and rockets in Iraq and withheld the knowledge "from troops it sent into harm's way" is an echo of the discussion over alleged new weapons of mass destruction...
  • U.S. airdrops arms, medicine to Kurdish militia on Syrian border

    U.S. airdrops arms, medicine to Kurdish militia on Syrian border
    The U.S. military said late Sunday it used cargo planes to drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish militia forces in the Syrian border town of Kobani to help them in their fight against Islamic State militants, who have been trying to...
  • Reward for braving swells: Glorious snorkeling at Molokini off Maui

    Reward for braving swells: Glorious snorkeling at Molokini off Maui
    "When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea," Rainer Maria Rilke wrote. This is where the 19th century Austrian poet and I part ways. Not that I don't appreciate drifting in warm azure waters like those off Maui — if things are...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels. The U.S. Central Command...
  • Teach math like the military does

    Teach math like the military does
    Three cheers for teacher Michael Hensley for trumpeting a serious educational problem and suggesting a solution ("Howard County's math failure," Oct. 13). Many children are "falling between the cracks" regarding math achievement. Mr. Hensley's solution:...
  • Pentagon announces Ebola rapid-response team for U.S. cases of virus

    Pentagon announces Ebola rapid-response team for U.S. cases of virus
    The Pentagon announced Sunday it is putting together a 30-person rapid-response team that could provide quick medical support to civilian healthcare workers if additional cases of the Ebola virus are diagnosed in the United States. Defense Secretary...
  • Initial blood test shows Spanish nurse now free of Ebola

    An initial test Sunday showed there are no longer any traces of Ebola in the blood of a Spanish nursing assistant hospitalized with the virus for nearly two weeks, Spanish authorities said. Teresa Romero, 44, became infected in the first known case of...
  • Space plane lands after 674-day secret mission

    The U.S. military landed its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Friday, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental program, the Air Force said. The X-37B, a...
  • Ebola Shows Need For Global Health Security Office

    Ebola Shows Need For Global Health Security Office
    With Ebola claiming 200 lives a day and poised to explode further, time is of the essence. President Barack Obama's choice of the U.S. military, with its stellar command of logistics and enviable ability to mobilize quickly, will make it a key partner...
  • O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland

    O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland
    President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment. Meanwhile, Johns...