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World NowWhat is the Strait of Hormuz and why are people worried about it? Iran has been threatening to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a choke point between the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea. The waterway is bordered to the north by Iran, and its closure could...
World NowMilitary drills: The U.S. and South Korea plan the first joint exercises since the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in December. The North's reaction is uncertain....
World NowThe top U.S. military officer told a Senate committee Tuesday that Egyptian leaders may have underestimated how much harm their prosecution of American democracy-building workers could cause to long-standing ties with Washington....
World NowForty-three pro-democracy workers, including 19 Americans, will stand trial Feb. 26 in a case that is at the center of an escalating diplomatic crisis between Washington and Cairo over political reform in Egypt, the state news agency MENA reported...
Jacket CopyA lawsuit over the charity founded by Greg Mortenson, the author of "Three Cups of Tea," has been settled....
1934: The first federal prisoners arrived at Alcatraz Island (a former military prison) in San Francisco Bay. 1949: President Harry S. Truman nominated General Omar N. Bradley to become the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 1962: The Soviet...
Tags: Harry S. Truman, Politics, Elections
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many strategists suggested that the Cold War arms race had bankrupted its economy and caused its downfall. More than 20 years later, it appears that some in Washington are driving the U.S. toward a similar fate....
Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 95. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
Huskers 31, Irish 0 SOMERSET — The Oakhurst Tea Room Huskers shut out the Somerset Trust Irish 31-0 in season-opening action of the Somerset Little Eagle Football League. Leading the offense for the Huskers was Colton Stutzman, who scored twice...
Tags: John Knox, Soccer, Adam Kennedy
SOMERSET — Somerset opened its boys varsity soccer season with a 1-0 triumph over Cambria Heights on Thursday. The Eagles put 53 shots on net, compared to the Highlanders’ one. Seth Law managed the lone goal, which came unassisted with four...
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON, DC -- The military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law for gay personnel ended as scheduled on Tuesday, ending a nearly 18-year rule fraught with controversy. Repeal of the law took effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Pentagon spokesman George Little...
Tags: KTLA, Bill Clinton, Minority Groups, Republican Party, Defense
pix11.comHere is the Time link : http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/world/asia/mullen-asserts-pakistani-role-in-attack-on-us-embassy.html The Stock Market roller coaster, the drama of the UN and American politics have overshadowed a big story. Admiral Michael...
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