US deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next...

Navy attack sub returns to homeport in Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — A U.S. Navy attack submarine has returned to its homeport in Groton after a deployment to the waters around Europe.

USS Missouri came back to the Naval Submarine Base on Friday...

Possible whale bones found in passenger's luggage at BWI

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Customs and Border Protection officials say possible whale bones were found in the luggage of a passenger who flew into BWI Airport from Iceland.

The agency said in a news release Friday...

Coast Guard: Oil in Potomac came from area of Dominion plant

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard says all the oil that spilled into the Potomac River earlier this month came from near a Dominion Virginia Power substation where a spill was reported in...

The Latest: UN envoy: Key to Syria deal is its 'commitment'

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):

11:00 p.m.

The U.N. envoy for Syria says the key to the agreement reached on...

Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened...

Progress made to replace Offutt Air Force Base's bad runway

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — A project to replace Offutt Air Force Base's crumbling runway appears to be moving forward, but key questions have yet to be answered.

Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry...

Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sail

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged by an intense winter storm to determine if it will be able to set sail as scheduled on a weekend...