- Stretch of Mississippi River in Ky. reopens after oil spill Updated: Sep-05-15 11:16 am
COLUMBUS, Kentucky - A 17-mile stretch of Mississippi River in Kentucky has reopened with restrictions after it was closed following a collision between two tow boats that spilled more than 120,000 gallons of oil into the waterway, the U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday.
- Army falls to FBS Fordham 37-35 Updated: Sep-05-15 12:21 am
WEST POINT, New York - After losing most his triple-option weapons and two dozen other players to graduation, Army coach Jeff Monken expected to learn plenty about his team in real time Friday night.
- Fordham knocks off another FBS team with 37-35 win over Army Updated: Sep-04-15 11:50 pm
WEST POINT, New York - Fordham turned a nightmare beginning into a dream ending - and put the big boys on notice again.
- Scientists exploring wreck of sunken U-boat off Rhode Island Updated: Sep-04-15 8:22 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Scientists are using submersibles to explore a German U-boat sunk 7 miles off the Rhode Island coast the day before Nazi Germany surrendered in World War II, and they're streaming the attempts online as they work to learn more about shipwrecks and how they affect the environment.
- Marine killed in helicopter accident was doing rope training Updated: Sep-04-15 7:19 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The U.S. Marine who died during a helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune was part of a Virginia-based anti-terror and security team training on how to use ropes to access difficult terrain, officials said Friday.
- Coast Guard auxiliary members hurt in rec field plane crash Updated: Sep-04-15 3:15 pm
CRESSKILL, New Jersey - Two Coast Guard Auxiliary members were identified Friday as the occupants of a small plane that crashed onto a recreation field hours before kids' sports practices were set to begin.
- Obama says US, Saudis want functioning government in Yemen Updated: Sep-04-15 1:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Hosting Saudi Arabia's new monarch for the first time, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. shares King Salman's desire for an inclusive, functioning government in Yemen that can relieve that impoverished Arab country's humanitarian crisis. Their talks also addressed the Iran nuclear deal, a source of lingering tension in the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
- US Navy to name new combat ship after Twin Cities Updated: Sep-04-15 6:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The U.S. Navy is naming a combat ship after the Twin Cities.
- Some freighters can't deliver cargo after riverbank collapse Updated: Sep-04-15 6:32 am
DETROIT - Officials say some freighters can't deliver cargo after a bank on the Rouge River collapsed and blocked part of the waterway in Detroit.
- US Navy country band to perform in Aberdeen Friday night Updated: Sep-04-15 5:59 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - The U.S. Navy band Country Current will perform in Aberdeen on Friday night.
- Airman who helped stop train attack returns to US Updated: Sep-04-15 4:41 am
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, California - The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train returned to his native California Thursday night.
- Small plane crashes in Bergen County field Updated: Sep-03-15 7:53 pm
CRESSKILL, New Jersey - A small Coast Guard Auxiliary plane has crashed in northern New Jersey.
- Army suspends operations at labs due to anthrax probe Updated: Sep-03-15 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Army Secretary John McHugh has suspended operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to explain and correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of other labs around the country and the world.
- Springfield officer named Air National Guard commander Updated: Sep-03-15 4:32 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed a new commander of the Illinois Air National Guard.
- Soldier injured in parachute accident out of hospital Updated: Sep-03-15 2:50 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A soldier injured in a parachute training accident in western Montana has been released from the hospital and is back training with his unit.
- 1 Marine killed, 11 hurt when helicopter makes hard landing Updated: Sep-03-15 2:49 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A group of U.S. Marines was practicing how to exit a hovering helicopter by sliding down ropes when the aircraft had to land harder and faster than normal in North Carolina, killing one Marine and injuring 11 others Wednesday night, military officials said.
- The Latest: 1 Marine killed, 11 hurt in helicopter incident Updated: Sep-03-15 2:46 pm
CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina - The latest on a helicopter incident that killed one Marine and injured 11 others at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina (all times local):
- US: Military, diplomatic families can leave Turkey base area Updated: Sep-03-15 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of military and diplomatic family members near Incirlik air base in southern Turkey are being told they can leave the country, U.S. officials said Thursday, citing increased worries about violence in the region.
- Coast Guard rescues 3 in boat adrift off Block Island Updated: Sep-03-15 1:02 pm
NEW SHOREHAM, Rhode Island - The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued three people from a pleasure craft that was adrift 45 miles off Block Island.
- SC Guard, sheriff's office conduct Greenville exercise Updated: Sep-03-15 6:13 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Residents in Greenville are being warned that the South Carolina National Guard and the Greenville County Sheriff's Office are cooperating in a mock "active shooter" exercise.
- Indiana National Guard to house special forces unit Updated: Sep-03-15 3:58 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A National Guard special forces unit now stationed in Chicago is moving to Indiana next year.
- Coast Guard investigating boat collision in Maine Updated: Sep-03-15 3:28 am
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine - The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between a commercial lobster boat and a schooner carrying tourists in Maine.
- China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade Updated: Sep-03-15 12:46 am
BEIJING - China's leader presided over a parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might Thursday as fighter jets roared overhead, but pledged a 300,000 reduction in troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat.
- Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaska Updated: Sep-02-15 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Five Chinese warships have moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval exercise with Russia, but officials said they don't view the ships as a threat as President Barack Obama travels in northern Alaska near the Arctic Circle.
- Navy says new attack submarine to be named USS Montana Updated: Sep-02-15 4:54 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - One of the U.S. Navy's new attack submarines will be named the USS Montana.