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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Pentagon releases sexual assault data for all its installations for the first time

Newly released Pentagon data show Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia has received the most reports of sexual assaults among U.S. military installations worldwide for the last three years.
4 hours 37 min ago

Q&A: A quick word with Ezra Miller on becoming The Flash

Ezra Miller brings an electric energy to the superhero team-up film “Justice League,” pinballing off the more imposing presences of Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck.
4 hours 50 min ago

Gadson ‘should not be allowed to live,’ victim’s parents say as trial continues

The parents of a 20-year-old Okinawan woman murdered last year told a packed courtroom Friday they want the former Air Force contractor charged in her death to pay for the brutal crime with his life.
4 hours 53 min ago

Pentagon: About 3,000 more troops have deployed to Afghanistan

In August, shortly after President Donald Trump authorized the buildup as part of a new strategy, the military said about 11,000 troops were in Afghanistan — thousands more than had been officially disclosed before that. The “new number” is about 14,000, said Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, director of the Joint Staff.
5 hours 36 min ago

VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon

As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics.
5 hours 55 min ago

US and Serbian paratroopers build partnership in training jumps

About 120 U.S. Army and Serbian paratroopers dropped side by side from the gray sky here outside Belgrade on Friday, wrapping up four days of drills aimed at building military capabilities and a partnership between two countries with a troubled past.
5 hours 58 min ago