| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Last summer, gays in the military dared not acknowledge their sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking June as gay pride month just as it has marked other celebrations honoring racial or ethnic groups....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Washington -- Freed hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily Thursday, a day after being rescued in a U.S. military raid in Somalia, a spokesman for the base said.
The pair are now at Naval Air Station Sigonella, said...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— The secret was still intact when President Barack Obama, entering the House chamber Tuesday evening to deliver his State of the Union speech, pointed at his Pentagon chief and said, “Good job tonight.”
Unknown to a...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
What looked to be an offensive night turned defensive very quickly.
Central Division rivals Aberdeen and Austin - in a dogfight for third and fourth in the North American Hockey League - quickly scored two goals each Thursday night. Then in the next 49...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Kabul, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned a suicide bombing Monday at a military airfield, the latest incident in a spike in violence following the burning of Qurans by NATO troops last week.
At least nine people were killed and 12...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Each team scored a flurry of goals in the third period, but the hosts could not quite catch up as the Austin Bruins dealt the Aberdeen Wings a 5-4 North American Hockey League setback Saturday at the Odde Ice Center.
Leading 2-1 after two periods, the...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:39 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces."
| Mar 2, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Deploying with fellow District 4 Task Force members Friday night, four Frankfort firefighters will take Engine #4 to assist with search and rescue and firefighting needs in tornado-ravaged southern Indiana.
Battalion Chief Tony Snyder and Firefighters...
| May 2, 2012
| 5:06 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 4:39 PM
In his letter, Panetta wrote, "In the eight years since your injury, you have done extraordinary work assisting other wounded warriors and raising public awareness of the challenges our service members and their families face when they return home, and...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 3:26 PM
Even Rolling Stone's editor agreed with Gen. Stanley McChrystal that the Afghan war's U.S. commander showed poor judgment in airing complaints about the Obama administration in the magazine.
But Eric Bates said it was in keeping with McChrystal's...