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  • Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas. The one-time and possible future presidential candidate is in the waning months of his third...

  • Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say. The Government Accountability Office issued a report Wednesday saying NASA's Space Launch System is at "high risk of...

  • New rocket fuel to launch Purdue spacecraft

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A group of Purdue University students is moving ahead with a project to test a new, more environmentally friendly rocket propellant. The students have partnered with rocket maker Aerojet Rocketdyne to try to demonstrate that the new propellant can replace...

  • Air Force Academy training flight lands off course

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    No injuries were reported after a T-53A aircraft conducting flight training operations landed off course Wednesday on Air Force Academy grounds. Academy spokesman Warthen Meade said the aircraft landed about 9 a.m. on the north part of the military installation near Interstate 25 with...

  • Propane leak forces border to close near Antler

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ANTLER, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have temporarily closed the border station at Antler because of a propane leak. The Antler port of entry is located north of Minot on U.S Highway 256 and Canada Highway 256. It is normally open seven days a week....

  • US officials, lawmakers clash over Iraq policy

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials and lawmakers butted heads Wednesday over the American response to Iraq's expanding Sunni insurgency, with Republicans saying drone strikes should have been authorized months ago and even Democrats questioning the Obama administration's...

  • Naval Academy holds change-of-command ceremony

    Yesterday

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Vice Adm. Walter Carter is the new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. The academy held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday in Annapolis. Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from the...

  • Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

    Yesterday

    LOUISIANA, Mo. (AP) — A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under the bridge. Fifteen barges became dislodged about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday from a tow operated by...

  • SC National Guard flies over Columbia, Florence

    Yesterday

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. (AP) — Fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard are conducting an air defense exercise over the Columbia and Florence areas. Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder says people might see F-16 fighter jets escorting a civilian aircraft...

  • New constitution gives Thai junta sweeping powers

    Yesterday

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new temporary constitution that gives the military government sweeping powers in the run-up to a planned October 2015 election also allows the leader of the current ruling junta to become interim prime minister, a senior army official said Wednesday. The...

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