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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Cab driver who tried to help Islamic State gets 11 years

Mahmoud Elhassan was born in Sudan and came to America in 2012 on a green card to join his family. Within two years, he was advertising himself online to a radical cleric as a one-man "sleeper cell."
17 hours 25 min ago

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother.
17 hours 27 min ago

In Texas, veteran cigar nights are in full swing

A senior living community in Victoria, Texas, is starting Veteran Cigar Nights as a way to bring veterans together.
18 hours 32 min ago

Sun, sand, secret police: Holidays in Saudi will be a hard sell

Saudi Arabia isn’t immune to the turmoil in the Middle East. In 2007, four Frenchmen were killed by militants. Schoolteacher Ahmed Al Imam, who works part time as a tour guide, doesn’t plan to give up his day-job even if visa curbs are lifted and visitors pour in. “Imagine if I quit teaching,” he said, snapping his fingers, “and one night a crazy person did something wrong. Tourism will stop.”
18 hours 57 min ago

Vietnam veterans to celebrate Tet Offensive victory

Vietnam vets will gather Saturday in Pennsylvania to mark their 33rd annual Tet Party at Youngwood Fire Hall. The event originated as a celebration of America's little noted victory against the offensive.
18 hours 58 min ago

Vote on UN Syria sanctions could come soon; Russia vows veto

Nations urging the U.N. to ban helicopter sales to Syria and impose other sanctions over chemical weapons attacks are pressing toward a vote shortly. But Russia is vowing a veto.
19 hours 12 min ago