Judge to move forward with suit over NSA's bulk collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he plans to push ahead with a challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans, even as the program...

Residents: Bloody scene after Somalia attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A day after Islamic extremists overran an African Union military base in Somalia, shaken residents of an adjacent town were describing the daring attack and its aftermath. One resident...

Suspected US drone strike kills 6 in northwest Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan killed six men, Pakistani intelligence officials said Wednesday.

In a separate incident, gunmen ambushed a police...

Head of major unmanned aircraft systems company to tour ND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The head of a major unmanned aircraft systems company is making his second trip to North Dakota to tour area colleges and other facilities associated with drone development.

Linden P....

St. Louis Rams to practice at Scott Air Force Base

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (AP) — Twenty-two military personnel from Scott Air Force Base will join the St. Louis Rams on the practice field as the team prepares for the start of the NFL season.

The Rams'...

VA planning to open clinic in Montgomery County

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland elected officials say the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is considering opening an outpatient clinic in Montgomery County.

U.S. senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin...

Coast Guard to conduct annual fire-fighting training event

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an annual, live fire-fighting training exercise in northern Michigan's Traverse City.

It will be held Wednesday at Coast Guard Air...

WWII vet transmitted news of Japanese surrender 70 years ago

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Stephen Dennis enlisted in the Navy soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Less than a year later, the raw 19-year-old recruit was thrust into fighting off the Solomon...