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  • Supposedly extinct red fox discovered near Yosemite National Park

     
    The genetic signature of canine slobber on a bait bag of chicken scraps and a fuzzy photograph snapped by a motion-sensitive camera north of Yosemite National Park have confirmed the existence of a supposedly extinct red fox, the U.S. Forest......
  • Marine from Twentynine Palms killed in Afghanistan

     
    A Marine from a battalion based at Twentynine Palms has been killed in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Cpl. Jeffrey R. Standfest, 23, of St. Clair, Mich., was killed Wednesday by a roadside bomb in Helmand province. He was part......
  • ISRAEL: Guns missing from Israeli prime minister's security detail in U.S.

     
    Luggage belonging to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security detail crisscrossed America until finally turning up, four handguns short, U.S. sources reported Wednesday. A spokesperson for Israel's General Security Services told Reuters that...
  • Top general sees progress in Afghanistan where 10,000 Marines from Camp Pendleton are deployed

     
    Marine Maj. Gen. Richard Mills expressed cautious optimism Thursday that U.S forces are winning the battle against the Taliban in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where 10,000 Marines from Camp Pendleton are deployed. In a teleconference with reporters...
  • Karly Romo and Shawn Rodriguez

    Karly Romo and Shawn Rodriguez
    From the moment Shawn Rodriguez met Karly Romo in 2007, he was a Marine with a mission. But Romo, still bearing the battle scars of a recent breakup, managed to hold off his advances — at least at first. Armed with sincere passion, a deep, gritty...
  • Sabrina Pierpoint and Justin Wilson

    Sabrina Pierpoint and Justin Wilson
    Justin Wilson, a lance corporal machine gunner with the U.S. Marine Corps, was getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan when he met Sabrina Pierpoint in March 2010. “I knew I was in love from the start,” said Wilson, but Pierpoint didn’...
  • Checking in on Cindy McCain's lapel pins

    Checking in on Cindy McCain's lapel pins
    CONFESSION: I can't stop staring at Cindy McCain's chest. It's like a Fourth of July fireworks finale with all those sparkly patriotic pins on her lapel. They seem to be breeding like wild hares in her closet too. Every time she appears at a luncheon or a...
  • Victor H. Krulak dies at 95; retired Marine lieutenant general

    Victor H. Krulak dies at 95; retired Marine lieutenant general
    Retired Marine Lt. Gen. Victor H. "Brute" Krulak, celebrated for his leadership in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and for his authoritative book on the Marines, "First to Fight," died Monday at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He was 95 and had been...
  • James E. Swett dies at 88; Marine Corps pilot in WWII

    James E. Swett, a former U.S. Marine Corps pilot who was awarded the Medal of Honor after shooting down seven Japanese bombers in 15 minutes over the Solomon Islands during World War II, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at Mercy Medical Center in...
  • Berkeley catches flak over Marines

    Under the image of a stern serviceman in uniform, the sign in the window of the U.S. Marine Corps recruiting station extols the traits of America's armed forces: "Smart. Tough. Elite." This famously liberal town recently added its own descriptor:...
  • Political impact of Democrat John Murtha's death is immediate

     
    Eighteen-term Pennsylvania's Penn. district available for Republicans to compete....