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  • Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    OLAVARRIA, Argentina (AP) — Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound. Araceli Gutierrez guards the memories of this...

  • Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them — a U.S. Marine authorities suspect...

  • Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A disabled Russian cargo ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel was in route to port in British Columbia for repairs and the rescue operation was declared officially over Sunday, but a debate brewed over oil tanker safety off Canada's West Coast....

  • Parnell meets with Guard members

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Sean Parnell met with Alaska National Guard members amid ongoing criticism about the administration's response to allegations of sexual assault and other misconduct within the Guard. Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow says this was a drill weekend and...

  • Academy leaders will say no more about athletic department inspection

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy says leaders have said all they can about a review of the school's athletic department that came in the wake of a player misconduct scandal. A spokesman, Lt. Col. Brus Vidal, says Air Force regulations mandate that the review, called an "inspection" in the...

  • Coast Guard to discuss proposed Newport closure

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to attend a community meeting in Newport on Monday about the pending closure of one of its three air facilities along the Oregon coast. Oregon Public Broadcasting says (http://is.gd/EJxidf ) 40 to 50 missions that are flown out...

  • UNH scientists taking part in NASA research

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Some University of New Hampshire scientists are part of a team of researchers who have received a nearly $9 million award from NASA to study the origins, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. The UNH team, led by Vaughn Cooper, associate...

  • Soldiers promote physical fitness, community at Pinon Valley elementary

    By Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment were "Running With the Wolves" this month to help Piñon Valley Elementary School acquire new equipment and technology and to promote physical fitness. The squadron commander, Lt. Col. Steven Barry, and 16 of his soldiers spent an...

  • Brotherhood of vets who served secretly in southeast Asia meet in Colorado Springs

    By Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ince their first meeting in Dayton, Ohio, in 1998, the Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Brotherhood has donated $475,000 in goods and services to the people in the Southeast Asian countries where they once secretly served. "We don't take any money from any government or country," Bill...

  • Holiday season starts early for families of deployed troops

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The Halloween candy hasn't been handed out yet, but for families of deployed troops, the winter holiday season starts now. Deadlines for sending packages to overseas military addresses hit Nov. 8 for the lowest rate parcel post, the Postal Service said. That means early holiday...

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