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  • Get The Inside Story At Battleship Cove

    Get The Inside Story At Battleship Cove
    Known internationally, Battleship Cove in Fall River, Mass., is an important destination. “What we have here is the largest collection of preserved U.S. Navy ships in the world.  Now, that’s a big deal,” says Brad King, who traveled...
  • Bahrain detains Shi'ite rights activist on arrival at airport

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities detained prominent human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja on Saturday on her arrival at the Gulf state's airport, her mother told Reuters. Maryam is the daughter of Shi'ite Muslim activist Abdulhadi Abdulla Hubail...
  • Navy sailor acquitted in killing of strip club owner

    Navy sailor acquitted in killing of strip club owner
    NEWPORT NEWS — A U.S. Navy sailor was acquitted Wednesday of taking part in the killing of a local strip club owner earlier this year. Brandon H. Morris, 25, a Kentucky native stationed aboard an aircraft carrier at Newport News Shipbuilding,...
  • John Walker, mastermind of notorious spy ring, dies in U.S. prison

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A former U.S. Navy warrant officer who orchestrated a spy ring for the Soviets that was considered one of the most damaging security breaches in American history has died at a federal prison in North Carolina, a prison...
  • Simsbury's William Conley, Executive, WWII Veteran, FBI Agent, Dies At 92

    Simsbury's William Conley, Executive, WWII Veteran, FBI Agent, Dies At 92
    SIMSBURY—William Conley, who was a UConn record-holding athlete, World War II veteran, FBI agent and PepsiCo executive, died on July 12. He was 92. Conley was born in 1921 and grew up in New Haven. He lost his parents at a young age, so as a 16-...
  • U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Tuesday and Wednesday, a U.S. official said, days after the United States denounced a "dangerous" Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy...
  • Taiwan says Chinese military planes breached its airspace

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan said on Tuesday it had scrambled jets to intercept two Chinese military aircrafts, which breached its airspace four times. The incident occurred on Monday and the Chinese planes, identified as Yun-8 transport aircraft, left...
  • Former deputy rips Florida Governor Scott in new book

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's former Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll has slammed Governor Rick Scott's leadership team, describing it in a new book as a "boys' club" that she says sidelined, belittled and betrayed her. Carroll, a retired U....
  • Sen. Kaine: Government policy undervalues craft trades

    Sen. Kaine: Government policy undervalues craft trades
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Nutanix raises $140 million as it readies for 2015 IPO

    SAN JOSE, Calif. A data storage company experts say is on track to become the next Oracle announced Wednesday a new round of funding that pushes its value to more than $2 billion. Nutanix, a tech firm that offers organizations from the U.S. Army to...
  • Too much of a good thing [Commentary]

    Too much of a good thing [Commentary]
    Countless sailors, soldiers, airmen and Marines, along with civilian specialists, have passed through the heavily guarded gates of the National Security Agency just down the pike from Baltimore in the world's safest suburb — Fort Meade. I served...