| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:37 PM
After beating service academy rival Air Force Saturday in Annapolis, Navy (3-1) is planning to play Duke this week, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Sunday night.
The Midshipmen are scheduled to play the Blue Devils (3-2) Saturday at Wallace...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Temporary layoffs expected to cascade out of United Technologies Corp. were canceled after U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Saturday recalled most of the Pentagon's furloughed civilian employees.
With the first round private sector furloughs...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Short on support at home and allies abroad, President Barack Obama unexpectedly stepped back from a missile attack against Syria on Saturday and instead asked Congress to support a strike punishing Bashar Assad's regime for the...
| Sep 8, 2013
President Barack Obama surprised many by deciding to turn to Congress for approval before he fires missiles at Syria. His decision makes sense. When proposing a military action that almost nobody wants to wage, it is best to find others to share the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging toward a retaliatory strike, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against Syria as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad's government of launching a chemical weapons...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:12 AM
As the U.S. moved toward a possible military strike, President Barack Obama said even limited retaliation for Syria’s alleged chemical weapons use would send a “strong signal” to its vulnerable government. The administration scrambled...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The decision reflected both U.S. anger over Russia's harboring of National Security Agency leaker...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The Defense Department announced today that its civilian employees -- and National Gaurd troops -- will have to take off only six unpaid days this summer, down from the 11 previously ordered by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel when congressionally mandated...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Civilian workers at Alaska military facilities will take less involuntary days off starting next week.
On Tuesday, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson announced via the Department of Defense that furloughs for civilian workers will be reduced from 11 days...
| Sep 8, 2013
WASHINGTON — Congress is asking the wrong questions about Syria. The issue can't be who wins the civil war. It has to be whether the regime of Bashar al-Assad should be punished for using chemical weapons — and, if the answer is yes, whether...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Ted Cruz is on a roll.
The tea party firebrand from Texas has been in the Senate all of seven months, but he’s already looking like a strong contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Last week, Cruz won a straw poll at a...