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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Crews detonating explosives at contaminated Hanover site

Explosions shaking nearby homes and rattling neighbors in recent days are coming from the carefully monitored detonation of unexploded ordnance being pulled from contaminated soil near forested town walking trails that were only recently closed.
20 hours 59 min ago

Soldier dies after shooting in Georgia

A soldier has died after he was shot Saturday in Columbus, authorities said.
21 hours 46 min ago

Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over.
22 hours 19 min ago

Camp for wounded veterans, people with disabilities taking shape in Va.

JT’s Camp Grom will serve wounded military veterans, families of fallen warriors and children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities.
22 hours 27 min ago

Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

Israel's military fortified its troops in the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine.
22 hours 55 min ago

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world."
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