Aerospace company chooses New Mexico spaceport for testing

UPHAM, N.M. (AP) — An aerospace company based in southern New Mexico plans to begin testing its aircraft and space launch vehicles at Spaceport America beginning next year.

Officials with the New Mexico...

Fort Carson drill will involve mock hostage situation; access to post will be impacted

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

Soldiers at Fort Carson will train for a terrorist on post during a Tuesday drill.

The post said the exercise, which begins Tuesday morning, will involve a mock gunman and a hostage situation at Fort...

Job fair with local employers to be held at New River

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. (AP) — A job fair for the military and their families is slated for Marine Corps Air Station New River.

The job fair with local employers is set for Tuesday at the...

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as...

EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

BRUSSELS (AP) — French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants...

Coast Guard: Barge sinks in Mississippi River; no injuries

CONVENT, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a barge broke free from its mooring Monday morning and sank near this town on the Mississippi River.

Petty Officer Jonathan Lally, a Coast Guard spokesman, says the...

Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border...

Man dead, 6 rescued after boat capsizes off Dauphin Island

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Coast Guard says one man is dead and six others were rescued after a sailboat capsized in Gulf waters off Dauphin Island.

Coast Guard officials Monday credited good Samaritans aboard...