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NTSB Delays Mission to Retrieve Sunken Ship's 'Black Box'

Federal officials have announced a one-month delay in the mission to retrieve the "black box" of a freighter that sank in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Joaquin.

West Point Cadet on Ventilator after Trying to Save Swimmer

Officials say a West Point cadet from Missouri is on life support after he tried to save a swimmer who was caught in a rip current off a Long Island beach.

Security-Cleared Population Continues to Shrink

The number of people with security clearances for access to classified information dropped in 2015 for the second year in a row, according to a new report to Congress from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The total...Show More Summary

The Right to Remain Silent Around the World

The Miranda warning advising detained persons that they have the right to remain silent has counterparts in the legal systems of 108 countries or jurisdictions around the world. These were collected and described in a new staff study performed for the Law Library of Congress. Show More Summary

US Paratroopers Join Multinational Airborne Operations in Africa

About 200 U.S. paratroopers recently got the chance to train with French and Gabonese paratroopers in Central Accord 2016.

Anti-Gun Nut South Carolina State Senator Larry Martin Loses Primary Run-Off

Y’all know what I think about anti-gun nut South Carolina state senator Larry Martin.  Well, good things do happen. Former S.C. Rep. Rex Rice defeated powerful S.C. Senate judiciary committee chairman Larry Martin in a battle of dueling status quos in the Palmetto Upstate. With all but three Pickens county precincts reporting, Rice won 6,010 votes […]

Impeach Judge Richard Posner?

David Codrea: … Posner is a demonstrable oath-breaker. He is unfit to pass judgment on any American, and certainly unfit to weigh in on what rights we have and how they are to be exercised. A Congress with integrity and guts would impeach him. Yes, perhaps so.  I would in fact be okay with a […]

Concealed Carrier Saves The Day In Spartanburg, South Carolina

WISTV: LYMAN, SC (FOX Carolina) – Deputies with Spartanburg County said a man faces multiple attempted murder charges after opening fire outside a nightclub early Sunday morning. The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. at Playoffz nightclub on Inman Road in Lyman. Deputies said 32-year-old Jody Ray Thompson pulled out a gun after getting  into an argument […]

Army's New Uniform Policy Lets Soldiers Roll Up Sleeves

A recent uniform change allows soldiers to roll-up the sleeves on their Army Combat Uniforms.

Arkansas Plant Gets $30.7 Grant for Nuclear Sub Batteries

A battery manufacturer has received a $30.7 million "cost-sharing" federal grant for a project at its Fort Smith facility to improve battery systems for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines.

Special Forces Soldier Denied Medal of Honor: System May be 'Broken'

A Green Beret credited with fighting off Taliban attackers in Afghanistan spoke out Monday in his first interview since the Army denied his commanders' recommendation for a Medal of Honor, awarding him a Silver Star instead.

Army Identifies 512 Reserve Medical Officers for Promotion to Lt. Col.

The U.S. Army on Tuesday identified over 500 officers for promotion to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army Medical Department.

Subs for Recycling Stacking Up at Washington Shipyard

Los Angeles-class fast attack submarines are piling up at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

Retired Army Colonel Gets 8 Years in Trooper's Death

A retired Army colonel was sentenced to 8 years in prison Tuesday for hitting and killing a Colorado State Patrol trooper with his truck.

The Supreme Court On Domestic Violence And Guns

Jurist: The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday ruled [opinion, PDF] 6-2 in Voisine v. United States [SCOTUSblog materials] that a state law conviction on reckless domestic assault is sufficient to bar possession of a firearm under federal law. Stephen Voisine and William Armstrong had pleaded guilty to violating a Maine statute [text] that […]

Quartz Magazine On The Second Amendment

Meredith Bennett-Smith: Now the Constitution, much like the Bible–another flawed text used for centuries as a tool of oppression and tyranny–has become a crutch for lazy leadership and moral ambiguity. It’s an excuse for cowards to masquerade as patriots. Today, the NRA treats personal gun ownership as an inviolable right, regardless of its function or […]

Marines Keep 'Rifleman' While Rolling Out Gender-Neutral Job Titles

Riflemen and mortarmen will keep their job titles even as 19 others change in keeping with a mandate from Navy Secretary Mabus.

Colonel Wants Adultery Case Tossed, Claims Sexual Discrimination

Lawyers for a Schriever Air Force Base colonel argued Monday that a half-dozen adultery charges against him should be thrown out because the military's law banning extramarital sex discriminates ag...

Last 440th Plane Set to Depart Fort Bragg This Week

The last 440th Airlift Wing C-130H will leave Fort Bragg on Wednesday morning, officials said Monday.

Russia: US Destroyer Got Too Close to Its Ships in Europe

MOSCOW -- The Russian defense ministry has accused a U.S. Navy ship of sailing dangerously close to its vessels in the Mediterranean Sea. The ministry says Tuesday in comments carried by the Inter...

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