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  • Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston
    U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines. The Houston, nicknamed “...
  • 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...
  • Navy nurse, objecting to force-feeding, sent back to US from Guantanamo

    A U.S. Navy nurse who refused to force-feed hunger strikers at the prison in Guantanamo Bay Naval Base has been sent back to the United States with no resolution of his case. The nurse has never been identified. Last month, a lawyer for a cleared, force-...
  • 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...
  • Guantanamo-bound MRI spent year in storage

    The senior medical officer at Southern Command pulled the plug on plans to put an MRI at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a more than year-long review by medical staff concluded it wasn't necessary for an aging prisoner population, an...
  • Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology

    Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology
    Lockheed Martin has received a contract for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test human exoskeleton technology, which is basically a framework worn over clothing that is designed to help with heavy lifting. Specifically, the Navy is testing two Fortis...
  • Northwestern - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern won't be quarterbacking by committee in 2014. It's now Trevor Siemian's team. The 6-foot 3-inch senior alternated with Kain Colter last year and still threw for more than 2,100 yards and 11...
  • Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets

    Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets
    Chicagoans eager to see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform their famed daredevil stunts at the air show this weekend can catch the military jets a few days early when they fly over the city for a photo shoot Wednesday. Six pilots are scheduled to fly...
  • Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

    Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations
    The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier....
  • Annapolis Shakespeare ends Playhouse residency with swirling 'Tempest'

    Annapolis Shakespeare ends Playhouse residency with swirling 'Tempest'
    After three successful seasons, the Annapolis Shakespeare Company is completing its final production as a resident theater company at Bowie Playhouse with a fine production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," continuing weekends through Aug. 17. Annapolis...