South Dakota follows Colorado's course to celebrate its submarine

By: The Gazette and news services

As Colorado gets ready for the launch of its namesake submarine, South Dakota is celebrating its own Virginia-class boat.

South Dakota will follow Colorado into the water as the Navy launches its new fleet of...

Leaders express resolve, worry over women in combat

By: TOM PHILPOTT Military Update

Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday not to cave to political pressure and relax ground combat skill requirements so that more women will...

Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellite

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea's state media triumphantly announced in a special news bulletin to the nation Sunday it had successfully launched a...

South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system.

The Latest: China regrets North Korea's rocket launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

China, North Korea's main ally, has expressed regret at Pyongyang's rocket...

The Latest: GOP candidates offer closing arguments to NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local):

10:40 p.m.

New...

N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that...

Former aircraft company executive killed in Arizona crash

MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A former president of a major aircraft manufacturer was one of the two people killed after their World War II-era plane crashed and burned near the town of Maricopa.

Pilot Jeffrey Pino,...