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  • U.S. weighs retaliation after Bahrain expels diplomat

    The Obama administration weighed retaliation against Bahrain on Tuesday after the Persian Gulf emirate, a strategic U.S. ally, expelled a senior U.S. diplomat for allegedly meddling in its internal affairs. Tom Malinowski, the assistant secretary of...
  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • Fallujah redux [Commentary]

    Fallujah redux [Commentary]
    When I departed Fallujah, Iraq in October 2007 after a six-month deployment with the U.S. Navy as a tribal and political engagement officer, I left a city that appeared to have turned its back on Islamic radicalism and was focused on peacefully...
  • Bahrain charges opposition leader who met with U.S. diplomat

    Bahrain charges opposition leader who met with U.S. diplomat
    Bahrain's conflict with the United States worsened Thursday, as the Persian Gulf emirate filed criminal charges against the country's leading opposition figure for holding a meeting this week with a senior U.S. diplomat. Officials accused Sheik Ali...
  • Solid Ratings for TNT's 'Last Ship'; 'Falling Skies' Down

    Post-apocalyptic drama "The Last Ship" bowed to pretty good numbers Sunday for TNT, even as the net's "Falling Skies" opened its fourth season with its lowest premiere scores to date. Nielsen estimates that "Last Ship" averaged a 1.2 rating/4 share in...
  • Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many

    Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
    Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify. The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight

    Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A helium balloon carrying an experimental saucer-shaped NASA spacecraft floated off a launch tower at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, on Saturday to test landing systems for future missions to Mars....
  • Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral

    Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral
    Michelle Howard might be used to being the first to do a lot of things, but Tuesday's first is a big one. In a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at  Arlington National Cemetery, Howard became the first woman promoted to...
  • Letter: Citizens United needs to be overturned

    I call on state leaders to approve SB1272 and put the Overturn Citizens United Act on the November ballot. While in the U.S. Navy between 1968 and 1974 I served three cruises off the coast of Vietnam. I did so as I believed in our democracy and a...
  • Ruth Mae LeggettAugust 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

    Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English,...