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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Sailor gets 11 years for murder-for-hire plot to kill wife

A Navy sailor has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife.
6 hours 39 min ago

Who’s tracking casualties in Iraq? A California high school teacher

Joel Wing, a high school social studies teacher in California, has never been to Iraq, but he has become one of the go-to sources for reliable data and trends on the violent toll of the 14-year-old conflict in the troubled country.
6 hours 42 min ago

For half a century, Dutch family has tended to grave of fallen US soldier

For 50 years, Jan Smeets tended the grave of an American soldier he’d never met, Savas J. Batsos. Now, son Richard Smeets is looking to find out more about the person his family has paid tribute to for so many years.
6 hours 56 min ago

Annapolis to serve as commissioning site for USS Sioux City

The Navy will bring its newest combat ship, the USS Sioux City, to Annapolis, Md. later this year for a commissioning ceremony.
7 hours 4 min ago

Bush ready to leave intensive care, wife Barbara goes home

Former President George H.W. Bush is still suffering from pneumonia, but is well enough to leave the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital, doctors said Monday. His wife, Barbara, has been discharged from the same facility after completing treatment for bronchitis.
8 hours 23 min ago

Official: 236 dead at camp bombed by Nigeria's air force

A local official says the death toll from the bombing of a refugee camp by Nigeria's air force has climbed to 236 - a sharp increase from earlier counts.
8 hours 26 min ago