Top Daily Stories

Apr 13 2012

At new naval lab, scientists make it rain, robots put out fires

The Washington Times - Fri, 2012-04-13 09:40
Mark Twain famously said, "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." Now the Navy has found a way.
Apr 13 2012

U.S., allies weigh response N. Korea’s failed rocket launch

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-04-13 06:32
In the aftermath of North Korea’s failed rocket-launch attempt, leaders in Washington and Asian capitals moved to condemn the nation while containing its next move — a balance that has proven elusive in the past.
Apr 12 2012

North Korea Launches Missile, Officials Say

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-04-12 19:41
Defying weeks of international warnings of more censure and sanctions, North Korea launched a rocket on Friday, though some early reports said the effort had failed.
Apr 12 2012

2 Coast Guard members killed in Alaska

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 2012-04-12 18:26
Two Coast Guard members have been shot dead on an island off Alaska's coast, prompting the lockdown Thursday of their base and at least one nearby school.
Apr 12 2012

Pentagon asked to account for brain injuries

USA Today - Thu, 2012-04-12 18:09
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is being asked to account for potentially thousands concussions in Iraq or Afghanistan before 2010 that were never diagnosed or treated.
Apr 12 2012

Wounded warriors take stage as motivational speakers

USA Today - Thu, 2012-04-12 17:15
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan share their gripping stories of valor and survival, perhaps making peace with Vietnam era.
Apr 12 2012

Danish warship rescues 12 from Somali pirates

Washington Examiner World News - Thu, 2012-04-12 11:44
Denmark's navy says it has rescued 12 hostages and arrested 16 suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia.
Apr 12 2012

Clinton Embraces the Navy

Foreign Policy - Thu, 2012-04-12 10:24
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has signaled the Obama administration's embrace of the vision set forth in the U.S. Navy's "Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower."
Apr 12 2012

McRaven plan shifts Afghan reins to spec ops

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-04-12 08:40
Adm. Bill McRaven, the head of U.S. special operations, is mapping out a plan to use small special operations teams paired with Afghans to help that country withstand a Taliban onslaught as U.S. troops withdraw.
Apr 12 2012

Cutting-Edge Destroyer To Be Navy's Biggest

Fox News - Thu, 2012-04-12 06:58
The stealthy, guided-missile Zumwalt that's taking shape at Bath Iron Works is the biggest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy.


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