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Taiwan's Coast Guard to hold artillery drills March 2, 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration (CGA) announced on Monday (March 1) that it would hold a live-fire artillery drill that day and again on March 9, simulating various ...

LA firefighters rely on axe, luck to free Woods from crash

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — With short, sure strokes of a flathead axe, firefighter Cole Gomoll methodically chopped along the edge of the SUV’s broken windshield as golf icon Tiger Woods — t...

Hawaii 1st to receive new warships that pull onto beaches

HONOLULU (AP) — A new class of U.S. Navy vessel is expected to be deployed for the first time in Hawaii as part of a sweeping force redesign. The Light Amphibious Warship can pull on...

Ivey: State welcomes review of Space Command's proposed home

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday said she welcomes a federal review of the decision to move the Space Command headquarters from Colorado to Huntsville, saying she believes it wi...

Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...

Thousands of service members saying no to COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2021. There are 317 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. ...

Tahar Rahim breaks out in Guantanamo drama ‘The Mauritanian’

Kevin Macdonald was going to turn down directing “The Mauritanian.” He’d read Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s best-selling memoir about his experience being kept behind bars in Cuba for 14 y...

White House offers 'full support' for Trump-era Space Force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday offered “full support” for Space Force, a day after the president's chief spokesperson provoked a backlash with seemingly dismissive comments about the T...

Falcons executive Steve Cannon earns Salute to Service award

Atlanta Falcons executive Steve Cannon is the recipient of the NFL's Salute to Service Award. Now in its 10th year, the award recognizes exceptional efforts to honor and support m...

Mississippi deputy fatally shot while responding to call

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — A southern Mississippi sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Monday while responding to a call of an attempted suicide, authorities said. Lt. Michael Boutte w...

Biden seen likely to keep Space Force, a Trump favorite

WASHINGTON (AP) — To the last moments of his presidency, Donald Trump trumpeted Space Force as a creation for the ages. And while President Joe Biden has quickly undone other Trump initiatives, the sp...

Russian hack of US agencies exposed supply chain weaknesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The elite Russian hackers who gained access to computer systems of federal agencies last year didn't bother trying to break one by one into the networks of each department. ...

Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided...

AP PHOTOS: Biden takes oath, inherits confluence of crises

Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.” He takes the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheri...