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President of US shipbuilder resigns following investigation

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The head of Austal USA, which constructs ships for the U.S. Navy on the Gulf Coast, has resigned following an investigation by federal and Australian authorities into practices dat...

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...

Interior nominee Haaland vows 'balance' on energy, climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil and natural gas will continue to play a major role in America for years to come, even as the Biden administration seeks to conserve public lands and address climate change, Presi...

G7 countries condemn Myanmar crackdown on protesters

The Group of 7 said Tuesday they "firmly condemn" the army's violent response to demonstrations against the February 1 coup in Myanmar. "Use of live ammunition against unarmed peop...

Interior nominee Haaland vows 'balance' on energy, climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deb Haaland, President Joe Biden's nominee to head the Interior Department, says oil and natural gas will continue to play a major role in America for years to come, even as she pled...

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...

Germany: Nazi guard deported from US agrees to be questioned

BERLIN (AP) — A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee has agreed to be questioned by German prosecutors as they re-examine whether there is enough evidence against h...

Summers scores 21 to carry Navy past American 69-60

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greg Summers matched his career high with 21 points as Navy defeated American 69-60 on Sunday night. Cam Davis had 17 points for Navy (13-2, 10-1 Patriot League), w...

Summers leads Navy past American 72-60

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greg Summers had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lift Navy to a 72-60 win over American on Saturday. Patrick Dorsey had 15 points and six rebounds for Navy (12-2, 9-1 ...

Filipino tests positive for COVID-19 after Taiwan quarantine, 26 exposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Feb. 20) confirmed one imported COVID-19 case from the Philippines. Health Minister and CECC head Chen ...

Florida governor: Flags will be at half-staff for Limbaugh

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In honor of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday announced he would order flags in Florida to be flown at half-staff when Limbaugh's b...

Taiwan reports one imported COVID case from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Feb. 19) confirmed one imported COVID-19 case from Indonesia. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chu...

VIRUS TODAY: Unemployment applications in U.S. up this week

Here's what's happening Wednesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose...

Ella Emhoff makes runway debut -- and yes, she's in a coat

NEW YORK (AP) — They already knew she looked good in a coat. So the designers at Proenza Schouler decided to dress Ella Emhoff — art student, knitwear designer, fledgling model and s...

Chinese navy, air force inferior to US, Russian counterparts: Former PLA general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired People’s Liberation Army (PLA) general has recently said that even though China’s military has made great strides in recent times, it still has a lon...