By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLARKSBORO, N.J. (AP) - Federal regulations require inspections of rail bridges and other infrastructure and reports on accidents, but leave it to freight railroad owners to do the work themselves.
After a derailment that released thousands of gallons of a
By By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The new judge taking over the Fort Hood shooting case will likely confront many of the questions that faced her predecessor, including one that helped lead to his removal: Should the suspect be allowed to keep his beard in court?
By By FRAZIER MOOREAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Clearly, Bob Costas stirred up a hornet's nest Sunday with a halftime commentary about Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend (and the mother of his child) before killing himself.
On Twitter, someone posed
By By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - Military prosecutors are slowly working up the chain of command of a Marine Corps brig to show the government was justified in keeping an Army private tightly confined after he was arrested for allegedly sending classified information
By By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. experts accused the Rwandan military of commanding Congolese rebel forces in their recent capture of the strategic city of Goma, saying a top Rwandan commander traveled to Congo to oversee the offensive and hundreds of Rwandan
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army's highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial is on track to move forward after lengthy delays.
U.S. Army Col. Tara Osborn was named Tuesday to head the case of Maj. Nidal
By By The Associated Press
"Today I want to make it absolutely clear to Assad and those under his command: The world is watching. The use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. And if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons, there will be consequences and you will
By By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared.
U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly
By By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The military's highest court ousted the judge in the Fort Hood shooting case Monday and threw out his order to have the suspect's beard forcibly shaved before his court-martial.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sea Launch AG says it has placed a communication satellite into orbit for global provider Eutelsat.
A Zenit-3SL rocket carrying the Eutelsat-70B satellite lifted off from Sea Launch's oceangoing platform in the equatorial Pacific at 12:43 p.m. PST (20:43 GMT) Monday.