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Kendall: Fan-blade rubbing cause of F-35 fire

1 hour 7 min ago
Inspectors now believe they know the cause of the fire that damaged an F-35A the morning of June 23, but remain unclear on why the incident occurred.

Collectors buy tanks, military vehicles at auction

1 hour 38 min ago
Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer, auction officials said Sunday.

Iraq parliament postpones decision on new leaders

6 hours 5 min ago
Iraq's deadlocked parliament failed Sunday to overcome the deep divisions hampering the formation of a new government, making no progress on choosing new leaders who could help hold the nation together and confront the Sunni militant blitz that has overru

U.S., Germany vow cooperation despite espionage spat

6 hours 14 min ago
The United States and Germany put a brave face on an escalating espionage dispute, stressing on Sunday the importance of their cooperation to solving several global crises but offering little indication they've fully mended ties.

Afghanistan election commission welcomes UN mediation

6 hours 22 min ago
Welcoming an agreement between the two top candidates brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the United Nations, Afghanistan's election commission hopes to finish an audit of 23,000 polling stations within three weeks.

11 Afghan security force members killed in attacks

6 hours 26 min ago
Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed 11 Afghan security force members, authorities said Sunday, as a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.

Prosthetics for the brain could restore memory after TBI

7 hours 11 min ago
The Pentagon's research arm is exploring the development of brain implants that might one day reverse memory loss caused by traumatic brain injuries, the signature wound of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Navy pushes ahead with 3-D printing

7 hours 27 min ago
The fleet's 3-D printing experiments have produced everything from tools and phone-jack plates to gas caps and training aids in the past year - and done so in hours, rather than the days, weeks or months sailors wait for some parts.

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

9 hours 21 min ago
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Korean military drills.

Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 13:19
Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.

Man sentenced for sexually exploiting children

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 12:06
A former Naval Academy midshipman accused of posing as a teen girl online to get other girls to send him sexually explicit photos has been sentenced to 10 years of probation and cannot have contact with anyone under 18.

Iraq sending 4,000 volunteers to help in Ramadi

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:42
Iraq is airlifting some 4,000 volunteers to an embattled city west of Baghdad to help bolster government forces locked in a running battle with Sunni militants there, authorities said Saturday.

Korean official to present medals to Ohio veterans

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:27
A medal of appreciation from the Korean government to military service members who served in the Korean War will be presented to veterans of that conflict at a ceremony in southwestern Ohio.

Time running out for some Ohio veterans' bonuses

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:22
Veterans who served in Iraq during the war only have a few months left to claim Ohio bonuses of up to $1,500, and state officials are expanding their efforts to reach potentially thousands of veterans who may miss out by not applying.

2 Lincoln sailors save woman from burning home

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 08:40
Need proof that every sailor is a firefighter?

Sailor under investigation in Facebook rape threat

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:31
The aircraft carrier Nimitz is investigating one of its sailors for allegedly making a rape threat to a delayed entry program recruit on Facebook.

U.S. hails Japan easing of restrictions on military

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:37
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has hailed as 'historic' a Japanese government decision to loosen restrictions on its military.

Hagel: U.S. aware of Russian, Iranian roles in Iraq

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:26
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States is aware of Russian and Iranian assistance to the Iraqi military in its fight against Islamic extremists, but the U.S. is not coordinating with either Russia or Iran.

Ventura: No bar fight with 'American Sniper' Kyle

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:07
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has testified he doesn't remember any confrontation with the 'American Sniper' author who claimed to have punched out Ventura in a bar.

Lawmakers hope to get VA reform bill back on track

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:27
Now that the price tag for the Veterans Affairs Department reform bill has been slashed by about $120 billion over three years, lawmakers are hopeful the legislation can move ahead quickly.