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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WWII veterans pay tribute to their fallen comrades at DC memorial

They gathered Monday morning at the World War II Memorial to remember the fallen on Memorial Day, but those who survived that conflict can feel that responsibility every day.
17 hours 39 min ago

More than 80,000 American servicemembers remain missing in action

Bernie O. Aaberg and Frank W. Zywicki have the distinctions of being, alphabetically, the first and last servicemembers on the U.S. military's list of those missing in action. Between the two of them are more than 80,000 others.
18 hours 23 min ago

French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had "extremely frank, direct" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, pushing for cooperation on Syria and against the Islamic State group but also launching an extraordinary attack on two Russian media outlets he accused of spreading "lying propaganda."
18 hours 26 min ago

'My burial is of no import': The American pilots who fought for France in WWI

On Monday, March 19, 1917, three Americans strapped into the cockpits of their single-seat biplanes on a French airfield, and embarked on a reconnaissance mission. The United States was weeks away from declaring war on Germany and entering World War I. But these Americans, natives of Illinois, New York and Massachusetts, had sailed to France to aid the country in its conflict with Germany.
18 hours 27 min ago

In Kabul, a sidewalk cobbler repairs more than shoes

In some ways, the community seems frozen in time, unaffected by the war raging in the countryside. People take pleasure in traditional niceties, content to do a little business and pour a little more tea. Yet decades of conflict and upheaval have left their mark, although the scars are subtle.
18 hours 32 min ago

US soldier who fought with Russian-backed militants has been discharged from the Army

A well-known militant who fought with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine and participated in far-right European politics before joining the U.S. Army has been discharged from the military, a spokeswoman for the Army said.
18 hours 38 min ago