US Ports May Be Open to Cyberthreats

According to a report written by Cmdr. Joseph Kramek, who serves in the Coast Guard Office of Congressional Affairs, US ports are wide open to a cyberattack. Read more »

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Former Marine charged in immigrant smuggling case

Tyler James Yeager was arrested after an undocumented Chinese citizen was found hidden inside the spare tire compartment the vehicle that Yeager was driving.
3 hours 13 min ago

Ahoy! 'Old Ironsides,' world's oldest warship, sailing again

Friday's joyride from Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston to Fort Independence on Castle Island will celebrate the U.S. Navy's 242nd birthday and the 220th anniversary of the iconic vessel's maiden voyage.
4 hours 1 min ago

Fort Drum aviators return from European deployment

The deployment, a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve 2.0, had soldiers mostly in Germany, with others spread to Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland. It was the brigade’s first deployment to Europe.
4 hours 3 min ago

Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

It's the first pennant for one of baseball's most storied franchises since Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda managed Los Angeles to its last championship in 1988.
5 hours 17 min ago

US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its tests show that when a laptop's rechargeable lithium-ion battery overheats in close proximity to an aerosol spray can, it can cause an explosion capable of disabling an airliner's fire suppression system.
6 hours 7 min ago

Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

Companies have until Oct. 26 to finish the models but Border Patrol spokesman Theron Francisco said the last two came into profile, with crews installing a corrugated metal surface on the eighth model on a dirt lot just a few steps from homes in Tijuana, Mexico.
6 hours 59 min ago