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  • Work resumes on Denver-area VA hospital

    Associated Press
    Updated: 49 min ago

    DENVER — Construction has resumed on Denver's new Veterans Affairs hospital after the VA and the project's main builder signed an interim contract. Kiewit-Turner, which is building the hospital in the Denver suburb of Aurora, stopped construction after a board of appeals ruled the VA...

  • Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Dec. 18, 2014. Johanns, Hagel: Both Nebraska statesmen have served their nation well As the year draws to a close, so will the political careers of two important Nebraskans. U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns served as a county commissioner, Lincoln City Council member...

  • Phoenix defense contractor gets prison in fraud case

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix defense contractor has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for manufacturing defective aircraft parts and falsifying safety records. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Malcom Robert Markson, of Peoria, previously pleaded guilty to fraud and obstructing a...

  • Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor's door and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to the neighbor who said she saw the woman and called for help. Yevette...

  • Bergdahl investigation report goes to senior Army commander

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now rests with a top U.S. general in North Carolina who will decide if the soldier should be charged with desertion after he left his Afghanistan post in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban. The charge of desertion during wartime...

  • Judge seems skeptical of challenge to Obama immigration plan

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of an Arizona sheriff's lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama's plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell questioned whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio...

  • Missing swimmer feared dead off Guam

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A 24-year-old man is believed dead after he jumped into the ocean off Guam and was last seen being swept out to sea, officials said. Kevin Tuttle jumped into the ocean Sunday near the Marbo Cave area, Guam Fire Department officials told the Pacific Daily News...

  • US Navy helicopter makes crash landing in Kuwait

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The U.S. Navy says one of its helicopters crash-landed during training at Camp Buehring in Kuwait and that the six-member crew survived, with some sustaining minor injuries. Cmdr. Kevin Stephens, the spokesman for the Navy's 5th Fleet, says three crew members...

  • Attorneys general urge Pentagon to protect soldier borrowers

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general, joined by counterparts in 17 other states, is urging the Defense Department to strengthen proposed regulations intended to protect soldiers from predatory lenders. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the rules, implemented since the...

  • China sends 700 peacekeepers to South Sudan

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China will send 700 troops to South Sudan as part of the country's first infantry battalion to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission, state media reported Monday. The official Xinhua News Agency said 180 of the troops will fly to South Sudan next month...