10 Years After Katrina: Colorado Springs-based command has new disaster playbook

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

Hurricane Katrina hasn't been forgotten at U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, but it is viewed as ancient history.

The hurricane that leveled cities on the Gulf Coast a decade ago came before the...

Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside

BEIRUT (AP) — To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism.

But for many Lebanese, it's a...

Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built...

Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of...

Pentagon: IS hacker killed in US strike also was recruiter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group hacker killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria this week had been recruiting sympathizers in the West to conduct "lone wolf" terrorist attacks, and his death eliminates a...

Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

VIENNA (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Parchin as a...

Today in Nebraska for September

Sept. 1

1890 — A Populist Party picnic drew 20,000 people to Cushman Park in Lincoln.

Sept. 2

1944 — George W. Norris, who represented Nebraska in Congress for most of the first half of the 20th...

Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

VIENNA (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as...