- Convicted spy Ronald Pelton freed from federal custody Updated: Nov-24-15 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career has been released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest.
- Los Angeles to host Navy Fleet Week starting next year Updated: Nov-23-15 4:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles will begin hosting U.S. Navy vessels in an annual Fleet Week starting next year.
- Ex-Navy admiral McRaven says US must act against extremists Updated: Nov-21-15 2:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The former Navy admiral credited with coordinating the operation that led to the death of Osama bin Laden says the U.S. and its allies should prioritize fighting Islamic extremists, or else the American people "should not be surprised when the barbarians are at our gate."
- Report: Navy adds nearly $10B to Hampton Roads economy Updated: Nov-16-15 1:15 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A new report says the Navy added nearly $10 billion to the Hampton Roads area's economy in the 2014 fiscal year.
- US Navy ship visits China in wake of recent tensions Updated: Nov-16-15 5:13 am
BEIJING - A U.S. Navy destroyer docked in Shanghai on Monday in a sign that contacts between the U.S. and Chinese militaries are continuing despite tensions over the South China Sea.
- Critics: Navy littoral ship program not meeting expectations Updated: Nov-14-15 6:36 pm
MILWAUKEE - The latest U.S. Navy littoral combat ship is set to sail into Milwaukee on Sunday, but critics of the program contend the $400 million vessels still have not met expectations.
- Group honoring 6 killed in 1945 Navy plane crash on NY peak Updated: Nov-14-15 1:06 am
ALBANY, New York - Soon after taking off on a foggy, rainy morning 70 years ago this week, a twin-engine Navy transport plane slammed into a mountain overlooking the Hudson River. All six Navy men on board were killed, including a highly decorated World War II hero dubbed "the indestructible man" for the numerous combat wounds he suffered in the Pacific.
- Muncie native, Navy vice admiral leads US missile program Updated: Nov-13-15 5:11 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Muncie and Delaware County high schools have graduates who went on to play professional sports, some who went on to lead major companies, and some who excelled in the music and entertainment industries. Some stayed home and became leaders of local businesses, companies and other organizations right here where they grew up.
- Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to sponsor new Navy submarine Updated: Nov-11-15 12:49 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, known for advocating women's empowerment through her "Lean In" book and campaign, has been chosen to sponsor a Navy submarine.
- AP Interview: US admiral sees no change in Iranian behavior Updated: Nov-08-15 9:46 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The U.S. naval commander charged with securing the waters around the Arabian Peninsula says Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers has done little to stop the Islamic Republic from pursuing other activities the U.S. considers destabilizing.
- US Naval Academy professor sues Navy over free speech Updated: Nov-05-15 5:46 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A civilian professor at the U.S. Naval Academy is suing the Navy, accusing it of violating his First Amendment right to free speech and chilling academic freedom.
- Court refuses to toss out evidence in child pornography conviction Updated: Nov-04-15 4:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to toss out evidence of child pornography used to convict a Washington state man, though it found the evidence was obtained through illegal government surveillance.
- Chinese hospital ship to offer tours in San Diego Updated: Nov-04-15 6:58 am
SAN DIEGO - China's Peace Ark is in San Diego, where the hospital ship will offer its first public tours on the U.S. mainland.
- Bill would name bridge in honor of Navy hospital corpsman Updated: Nov-03-15 7:33 am
LANSING, Michigan - A bill would name a Midland bridge in honor of a 20-year-old U.S. Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2011.
- Navy submarine force increases stress-management services Updated: Nov-01-15 11:32 am
GROTON, Connecticut - The U.S. Navy's elite submarine force is stepping up stress-management services for its sailors, responding in part to elevated numbers of unexpected dropouts among younger service members.
- US, China officials discuss ship's passage by China islets Updated: Oct-29-15 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON - American warships will continue to "regularly" sail within the 12-nautical mile limit of islands built by China in the South China Sea, a senior U.S. official said Thursday, despite protests from Beijing after the USS Lassen's passage near one of the man-made islets this week.
- 2 injured after Navy vessel hits rough seas off California Updated: Oct-29-15 10:25 am
SAN DIEGO - A Navy official says two sailors suffered minor injuries during a training exercise in rough seas off the Southern California coast.
- China: Will respond to US ships with all necessary means Updated: Oct-29-15 6:36 am
BEIJING - China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future U.S. Navy incursions into what it considers its territorial waters around islands in the South China Sea, a Defense Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
- Q&A: Impact of US warship sailing near China-held island Updated: Oct-28-15 2:56 am
BEIJING - Beijing reacted harshly to a U.S. warship sailing near one of its newly created islands in a disputed area of the South China Sea. The action did not spark a confrontation or roll back any Chinese island-building activities, but it sent a high-profile message to both Beijing and U.S. allies that Washington wants to test Chinese sovereignty assertions and ensure freedom of navigation.