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Today in History Today is Monday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2021. There are 172 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 12...

Navy will decommission warship damaged in suspected arson

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy said Monday that it will decommission a warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. Full...

Chinese military reconnaissance ship appears east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese navy reconnaissance ship appeared in the Pacific east of Hualien County, as three United States Navy vessels passed near Orchid Island further down Taiwan’...

Amphibious assault ship USS America sails east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA-6) sailed east of Taiwan on Thursday (Aug. 27), according to a tweet from a Chinese think tank. The appearance of the warsh...

21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Firefighters on land, in the air and on the water on Monday were still battling a blaze on a Navy ship that injured at least 21 people and sent smoke billowing over San Diego. ...

18 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eighteen people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board a ship at Naval Base San Diego, military officials said. The blaze was reported sho...

Taiwan's first amphibious assault vessel on schedule for 2021 launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense confirmed its first ever amphibious assault vessel is on schedule to enter into service in 2021, during the Kaohsiung Internati...