By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Participation in an anonymous survey aimed at determining how big a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines is lagging this year compared to past years, the Navy says.
The online survey opened Oct. 15 and closes Jan. 6.
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Participation is lagging in an anonymous survey geared to learning how big of a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines.
The Navy said earlier this month that it had only received about half as many responses as it did to its last
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronauts ventured out Saturday on the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line at the International Space Station.
The two Americans on the crew, Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins, will need to
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the bipartisan budget approved by Congress is a hopeful sign that Washington can end its cycle of crisis-driven decisions.
Obama in his weekly Saturday radio and Internet address praises the agreement for easing some across-the-board spending cuts that
BELLWOOD, Ill. (AP) - A sheriff's deputy has been shot to death while trying to break up an armed robbery outside a family Christmas party in suburban Chicago.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart tells the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1bhGq4o ) the shooting happened Friday night at the VFW hall in
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama has begun his annual winter vacation in Hawaii.
The president, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia landed in Honolulu shortly before midnight local time. Their two dogs, Sunny and Bo, joined them aboard Air
By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Freezing rain. Snow. Thunderstorms. Even tornadoes. Much of the nation braced for foul weather on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, as a wet winter storm created travel worries from Chicago and Detroit to Boston and New York.
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nomination of veteran Sen. Max Baucus as U.S. ambassador to China reflects the importance to Washington of advancing the economic relationship with the Asian power despite recent strains on security issues.
The Montana Democrat lacks
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph E. Gantt went off to war 63 years ago, leaving behind a wife who never gave up on his return.
On Friday, 94-year-old Clara Gantt stood up from her wheelchair and wept in the cold before the flag-draped casket.
Sgt. Gantt was finally home.
"He told me if
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy should be kept on life support for the time being, a judge has ruled.
The family of Jahi McMath says doctors at Children's Hospital Oakland wanted
MOBILE USERS CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SLIDESHOW: http://bit.ly/JM8xCIUPDATE: The Washington State Patrol says one person is dead after a 10-vehicle pileup that happened on I-90 Friday afternoon. It started around 12:45pm in the westbound lanes of I-90 about 7 miles east of Ritzville.
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62
SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday morning just after 10am, Spokane Police responded to an armed robbery at the US Bank on N. Lincoln.
The search for the two robbers sent Willard Elementary into lockdown, but police say no students were ever in any danger. At 11:30 Friday morning, Spokane Police called off