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  • Bahrain releases prominent human rights activist awaiting trial

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain's ministry of interior said on Thursday it had released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja from detention as she awaits trial, amid international criticism of her treatment. A tweet from the ministry said a travel ban had...
  • Marylanders connect to ancestors who lived through Battle of Baltimore

    Marylanders connect to ancestors who lived through Battle of Baltimore
    One reads it in a diary entry. Another hears it in a song. Yet another feels it in an aging mansion. The War of 1812 is often referred to as a forgotten war. Yet for the descendants of those who witnessed the Battle of Baltimore, the conflict remains...
  • Susan Rice goes to China in bid to salvage relations before Obama visit

    BEIJING Susan E. Rice makes her first visit to China Sunday as national security adviser, and it comes with numerous uncertainties: Can she help shore up relations between testy super powers? Can she restore credibility to President Barack Obama's goal of...
  • 23 sailors killed when U.S. Navy destroyers run aground at Honda Point

     
    On Sep. 8, 1923, seven U.S. Navy destroyers ran aground at Honda Point, north of Santa Barbara. Twenty-three sailors lost their lives....
  • U.S. welcomes China's first-time attendance at naval forum

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. Navy officials welcomed China's first-time attendance at a 113-nation naval forum on Wednesday but made clear that despite progress in U.S.-Chinese military interaction, more work is needed to avoid incidents that could...
  • Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

    Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea
    You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now comes the hard part:...
  • TIGER grant to upgrade rail line hailed as economic boost to region

    A federal grant of $8.2 million to upgrade the rail line from the Port of New London north through Connecticut was hailed by state and local officials and business leaders as a shot in the arm to the area's economy. Gov. Dannel Malloy, Congressman Joe...
  • Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated

    Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated
    Alongside Northampton Community College's south Bethlehem campus runs a quiet little side street that dead-ends at a metal gate, once the main entrance for thousands of steelworkers who cranked out battleship guns and the structural steel that became...
  • "We had to abandon ship, [it] was ablaze, and I had no life jacket."

    "We had to abandon ship, [it] was ablaze, and I had no life jacket."
    HARTFORD--The shattered hull of the USS Emmons lies in 140 feet of water off Okinawa. Nine members of her crew gathered at the State Capitol Friday to remember and honor those who died with their ship nearly 70 years ago. Armand Jolly was a gunners mate...
  • Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend

    Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend
    VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
  • Due to retire, Guantanamo prosecutor gets 3 more years on job

    MIAMI The Pentagon has extended the career of the chief war crimes prosecutor into the first year of the next U.S. president's term, a move designed to instill stability and confidence in the on-again, off-again war crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....