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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Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt

A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.
1 hour 47 min ago

Camp Pendleton Marines, Japanese soldiers join forces in war exercise

Japanese soldiers and U.S. Marines stormed Red Beach just after dawn Saturday in amphibious assault vehicles deployed from the USS Anchorage, a naval transport ship two miles off shore.
2 hours 8 min ago

Duped into killing Kim? 2 suspects say it looked like prank

Two women have been arrested for allegedly coating their hands with chemical agent VX and wiping them on the face of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport. He died within hours. The women told officials that they believed the entire operation was a harmless prank for a reality show.
2 hours 21 min ago

New US Space Command boss works to advance options in orbit, on Internet

Gen. Jay Raymond's first months at Air Force Space Command have confirmed what he already knew.
2 hours 29 min ago

Countdown begins for Raul Castro’s retirement next year

A year from now, something is expected to occur in Cuba that hasn’t happened in more than 40 years: a non-Castro will occupy the presidency.
2 hours 50 min ago

Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on UN-led Syria talks

A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, with the U.N. mediator decrying "spoilers" who try to derail the efforts to end the country's disastrous six-year war.
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