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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Strong aftershocks test nerves on Greek island after quake

Crews of experts began examining the damage to cultural monuments and infrastructure on the eastern Greek island of Kos on Saturday, a day after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others in the Aegean Sea region that stretches to Turkey's sprawling coast.
16 hours 38 min ago

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
19 hours 1 min ago

New veterans' one-stop coming to Western Slope

Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael Loh flew in a Boeing CH-47 Chinook to Grand Junction to make a special announcement to veterans on the Western Slope: An old Colorado National Guard Armory will soon become a central location for services veterans need.
19 hours 56 min ago

Falling Jeeps, German POWs among things you might not know about NW Fla.

Each year, thousands of visitors descend on the Emerald Coast to discover the area. Try as they might, however, there are some things that even longtime residents might not know about our little slice of paradise.
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World War II re-enactors provide hands-on link to history

Dirk deBroekert has had a varied medical career: U.S. Navy medical corps, family practice physician, Civil War doctor. And today, deBroekert is a World War II Army surgeon. He is part of the 113th Cavalry Living History Group encampment, which, in turn, is part of a busy day of historical programming at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
20 hours 3 min ago

Body of Marine killed in air crash to be escorted from Los Angeles to Ventura on Sunday

The body of Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Robert Cox will be escorted from Los Angeles International Airport to a funeral home in Ventura on Sunday by a motorcycle group.
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