• Coast Guard rescues 2 women off the coast of Georgia

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — A Coast Guard crew rescued a mother and daughter after their boat capsized off Georgia's coast. The Coast Guard said in a news release Saturday that its Brunswick station got a call around 4 p.m. Friday from the two women saying their 16-foot boat had...

  • Search continues for Illinois woman in Lake Michigan

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Conservation Officers and the Coast Guard are searching for a 20-year-old Illinois woman on Lake Michigan after rescuing two other women she was swimming with. Conservation Officer Tyler Brock says Chase Froese of Carol Stream, about 30 miles west of...

  • Navy's newest attack submarine, USS John Warner, joins fleet

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine has joined the fleet. The USS John Warner was commissioned Saturday in front of several thousand people at a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. The submarine is named after John Warner, a five-term...

  • Coast Guard crews searching for missing diver

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Coast Guard officials in Miami say that are searching for a diver reported missing off the coast of Cudjoe Key. Coast Guard Key West issued an urgent information broadcast requesting mariners be on the lookout for 37-year-old Pedro Fernandez Friday night. He was last seen...

  • India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old dispute

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh can finally choose their citizenship, as the two countries swapped more than 150 pockets of land at the stroke of midnight Friday to settle...

  • School of Mines gets $750,000 grant from NASA program

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA to develop materials to be used in future exploration of other planets. The funding comes from the space agency's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research...

  • New York Air Guard unit competing in parachute competition

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Two New York Army National Guard helicopters are in Rhode Island this weekend for the largest international military parachute competition in the world. Eleven soldiers from 126th Aviation in Rochester will spend four to six hours on Saturday in their CH-47F...

  • Vermont Air National Guard to hold open house

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The public is invited to an open house being held by the Vermont Air National Guard at its South Burlington base. The Saturday event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include displays of aircraft and equipment. The Fire Department will also conduct...

  • Ceremony Sunday to honor Ohio-based Marines killed in Iraq

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A Vietnam War prisoner of war who formerly headed Veterans Services in Ohio plans to speak at a memorial gathering for Ohio-based Marines killed in Iraq. Air Force retired Col. Thomas Moe is part of Sunday's event to honor members of the 3rd Battalion 25th Marines,...

  • 3 new laws will benefit Colorado veterans

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    A measure that will allow military honors to be displayed on handicap license plates is one of three veteran-friendly Colorado General Assembly measures becoming law Wednesday. Colorado Springs Republican Rep. Kit Roupe said she wrote HB-1026 to give extra honor to those disabled in...

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