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  • Obama shows he wants a yes man

    The new secretary of defense should give the president the same advice Chuck Hagel gave. Hagel told President Obama the truth and it cost him his job. The president wants a yes man as the new secretary so he is told what he wants to hear. Hagel told...
  • President must act with restraint in world

    The new secretary of defense should have input in dealing with our immediate problems of Syria, Iraq and the Islamic State. My fear is that there is no turning back from the path we are taking. If the new secretary could offer advice, I would hope that it...
  • Boys' Basketball Preview: Success takes different forms for local boys' basketball teams

    Boys' Basketball Preview: Success takes different forms for local boys' basketball teams
    Success in the local boys’ basketball scene will depend heavily on which teams can integrate new players and develop on the fly, while more veteran squads will have to show progress from last season. At St. Francis, much has changed for a Golden...
  • Military sex assault reports up 8 percent, officials say

    Military sex assault reports up 8 percent, officials say
    Sexual assaults reported by U.S. military troops rose 8 percent in 2014 amid signs that victims are increasingly confident about reporting the attacks, defense officials said on Wednesday ahead of the formal release of the annual figures. Defense...
  • Civil War battlefield measure to be continued, expanded

    When Congress tackles the National Defense Authorization Act, it's usually looking forward -- but the 2015 act will include a proposal introduced by two of Virginia's own, Sen. Tim Kaine and Rep. Rob Wittman, to keep funding a National Park Service...
  • Russian security forces battle gunmen in Chechnya; 18 dead

    Russian security forces battle gunmen in Chechnya; 18 dead
    At least 18 people were killed and 30 wounded Thursday during armed clashes between police and unidentified gunmen in the capital of Chechyna in southern Russia, officials said. By early afternoon the shooting in Grozny had subsided, the National...
  • The Benghazi, Libya, attack: What investigations have found

    The recently released House Intelligence Committee report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack against an American diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, was the seventh such inquiry since 2012. An eighth, led by a House select committee, began work this year....
  • 10 things you might not know about military-speak

    10 things you might not know about military-speak
    The U.S. military has embarked on an air campaign over Iraq and Syria with a name that has invited derision — Operation Inherent Resolve. That got us to thinking about why war lingo is so strange. And what a good time to examine that — as we...
  • Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits

    Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits
    As an unrepentant sponsor of terrorism that abhors Western values, Iran just successfully circumvented another deadline surrounding its negotiations with the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. With another diplomatic deadline calendared, it is imperative...
  • Sundance 2015: Festival announces genre and experimental slates

    Sundance 2015: Festival announces genre and experimental slates
    A documentary-horror movie about sleep paralysis, an experimental anthology of minute-long shorts, and new works starring Keanu Reeves, Jack O'Connell and Kevin Bacon are among the latest additions to next year's Sundance Film Festival, organizers...
  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer includes X-wings, Falcon, more

     
    The debut trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is out, offering fans a glimpse of the first new live-action […]...