Coast Guard News

Congress paid $17 million in workplace violation settlements

Stars & Stripes - 28 min 35 sec ago
The federal Office of Compliance has paid more than $17 million over the last 20 years to resolve claims of sexual harassment, pay disputes and other workplace violations filed by congressional employees.

Democrats press Homeland Security pick on immigration issues

Stars & Stripes - 30 min 21 sec ago
A group of Senate Democrats is pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants brought to the U.S. as young children and living here illegally.

Two soldiers rip Chargers for cropping 'San Diego' from photo

Stars & Stripes - 33 min 25 sec ago
The Los Angeles Chargers edited a photo of Army soldiers — including cropping out a servicemember and the bottom of the American flag — so they could eliminate “San Diego” from the Chargers flag in the picture.

Judge says ex-U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's case is 'complicated stew'

Stars & Stripes - 34 min 30 sec ago
Still maintaining her innocence and fighting to stay out of prison, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and a group of her supporters tried to convince a judge that the collective good of her long political career outweighed 18 felony convictions. Federal prosecutors painted a much different picture.

Marine Corps base that could have been an Army base shares a heritage with San Juan Capistrano

Stars & Stripes - 37 min 50 sec ago
If things had worked out differently in the months leading up to World War II, Orange County could have had an Army base for a neighbor instead of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

Stars & Stripes - 46 min 10 sec ago
"You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can.

Contracts For Nov. 17, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - 1 hour 11 min ago
CONTRACTS NAVY General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $44,305,474

Jobless rates fell in 11 US states, hit record lows in 2

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 34 min ago
Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Idaho and Tennessee in September, and dropped in 9 other states.

More than 10,000 additional Kennedy assassination records released

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 42 min ago
The National Archives on Friday released 10,744 FBI records — some that have never been previously disclosed — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

Navy football seniors receive service assignments, prepare for Notre Dame

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 44 min ago
Navy senior captain D.J. Palmore thought about Saturday's game against Notre Dame all week, except on Thursday morning. Palmore wasn't thinking about football at all as he pulled on his crisp working blues and went to join the rest of the seniors in his company in a stuffy room on the top floor of Bancroft Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Sen. Hatch to Dems saying tax cuts are for rich: 'Bull crap'

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 47 min ago
A debate between two senators over whether Republican tax cuts are aimed at helping the rich escalated into raised voices, interruptions, a banging gavel and the use of a decidedly un-senatorial noun.

Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 3 sec ago
Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape.

'In a hay loft:' Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 42 sec ago
A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. He wrote that he has been "sexually intimate with approximately 50 very attractive females."

Coast Guard kicks off Woods Hole construction project

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 2 min ago
U.S. Coast Guard officials on Thursday formally kicked off a $23 million construction project that will provide new digs for the 150 servicemembers assigned to the agency's Woods Hole station.

Scientists say concerted effort needed to study types of chemicals leaked into Fairchild AFB water

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 17 min ago
A group of scientists, physicians and public health officials is calling for a nationwide research initiative to better understand the health effects of man-made fluorinated compounds, such as those leaked into drinking water from Fairchild Air Force Base.

Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 27 min ago
One million people across three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases following the closing of airports and sea ports by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels, an international aid group said on Friday.

Saudi-led forces ‘extract’ 2 French journalists from Yemen

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 29 min ago
France's Foreign Ministry said a Saudi-led coalition has "extracted" two French female journalists from war-torn Yemen.

UK agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 31 min ago
An aircraft and helicopter collided in mid-air Friday northwest of London and a "number of casualties" were reported, authorities said.

Air Force receiver Marcus Bennett has separated himself at his position

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 31 min ago
Marcus Bennett has started the past six games for the Falcons, and his production has helped finally separate him in a position battle with Geraud Sanders and Jake Matkovich.

Fort Bragg prepares for growth; study looks at noise around the post

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 34 min ago
Fort Bragg leaders anticipate at least 2,500 new troops will move to the nation’s largest military installation in the coming years.