| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:08 AM
A 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer died in the line of duty late Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck, authorities said.
Jon Coutchie was responding to a call of a speeding motorist who had evaded another officer, Laguna...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Tucked into the deeply evangelical corner of southwestern Missouri, the Islamic Society of Joplin's mosque was an oasis for Muslims -- the only mosque within a 50-mile radius.
But in August 2012, during Ramadan, the building burned to the ground in an...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:18 PM
President Obama on Tuesday awarded a former U.S. Army captain the Medal of Honor for his bravery in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan.
In a televised ceremony, the president awarded the nation’s highest military honor to William D. Swenson for his...
| Sep 18, 2013
While Los Angeles moves through the 21st century, much of its landscape remains locked up in 1940s concrete. The storm drain and flood channel that was and will again be the Los Angeles River is a case in point.
The good folks at the U.S. Army Corps...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Wretched weather continued to hamper rescue efforts in Colorado on Sunday as officials released damage estimates illustrating the magnitude of the disaster.
By the numbers, here's some analysis of what we know about Colorado's floods, along with what we...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:21 PM
A U.S. Army soldier from Fontana has died of wounds suffered in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.
Staff Sgt. Robert E. Thomas Jr., 24, died Friday at Brooke Army Medical Center at Ft. Sam Houston in Texas of wounds suffered...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Two high-ranking Marine generals were in effect fired Monday as punishment for a brazen attack last year in which Taliban fighters breached a coalition air base in southern Afghanistan, killing two Marines and destroying or damaging...
| Jul 28, 2013
Delfin Santos Jr. was in Army basic training when his father died.
His father was himself an Army veteran, a prisoner of war during World War II who died in his 90s. Santos listened — really listened — to his father's stories as a child...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:46 AM
NEW YORK — Bradley Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Thursday, a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending classified material to WikiLeaks....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:08 AM
FT. MEADE, MD. — In his crisp blue uniform, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning rose to his feet in a small crowded courtroom Wednesday morning and was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:19 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- A military judge on Wednesday sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S. military and diplomatic...