By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Busy, tech-savvy and often miles from their peers, thousands of new veterans are going online to find camaraderie or get their questions answered - forcing big changes in long-established veterans groups and inspiring entrepreneurs to launch new ones
By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) - From as far away as Minnesota, Colorado and Ohio they came, more than 30 members of the Bloss and Mitchell families who converged on the hallowed Civil War fighting grounds of rural Maryland.
John McKnight Bloss, now 81, had just
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is sending more spies, Marines and drones to Libya, trying to speed the search for those who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, but the investigation is complicated by a chaotic security picture in the post-
KITTERY, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Navy has awarded a $94 million contract for planning and ordering materials for the repair of a submarine severely damaged by fire while in dry dock in Maine.
The Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday it awarded the contract to a team led by General Dynamics Electric
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A single-engine plane that entered a temporary no-fly zone in the Denver area has landed without incident after the military scrambled two F-16s to intercept it.
The plane was intercepted after President Barack Obama spoke in Golden, Colo., around 11 a.m. Thursday but
By The Associated Press
The Federal Reserve's chief policymaking group, the Federal Open Market Committee, has vast power over the economy through its ability to set monetary policy.
Here is a look at how the FOMC operates.
Q: What is the FOMC's primary role?
A: Its mission is to keep
By BRUCE SCHREINERAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - At first glance, a new museum exhibit in Kentucky seems to be an assortment of ordinary stuff: a hammer, shoes, scientific instruments. On closer inspection, these unassuming items achieved the extraordinary.
The collection at Western
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
The Wii created a bona fide frenzy when it was launched six years ago. Now, most Wiis are gathering dust on back shelves, if they haven't been unplugged and thrown away. As Nintendo gears up for the holiday release of the Wii's successor, the Wii U, new
By MIKE CORDER and RAF CASERTAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Work to build a new ruling Dutch coalition started Thursday, after conservative leader Mark Rutte bucked a European trend by winning an election despite pushing through tough austerity measures to counter the continent
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. military strikes on Iran would shake the regime's political control and damage its ability to launch counterstrikes, but the Iranians probably would manage to retaliate, directly and through surrogates, in ways that risked