- Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard Updated: Jul-02-15 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday when someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.
- Navy triples paid maternity leave to 18 weeks Updated: Jul-02-15 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy is tripling the amount of paid maternity leave that female sailors and Marines can take after the birth of a child, and will now provide a total of 18 weeks off.
- The Latest at Navy Yard: No hoax suspected, DC police say Updated: Jul-02-15 11:36 am
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- Remains of schooner raised from Lake Champlain back to Navy Updated: Jun-30-15 6:20 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The remains of a Revolutionary War battleship that burned and sank as the Americans and British struggled for control of Lake Champlain will be in the hands of the U.S. Navy in time for the Fourth of July.
- Pearl Harbor to host Japanese fireworks display this summer Updated: Jun-29-15 8:40 pm
HONOLULU - The U.S. Navy will host a Japanese fireworks display at Pearl Harbor this summer to commemorate the end of World War II.
- Philippine officials say China island-building in full swing Updated: Jun-26-15 9:55 pm
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines - China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs that are also claimed by the Philippines in an increasingly tense territorial dispute, Filipino officials said, despite Beijing's pronouncement that some work would end soon.
- Navy celebrates once-secret sub now on display in museum Updated: Jun-24-15 4:26 pm
GROTON, Connecticut - A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse.
- US Sen. Kirk asks Navy to name warship after city of Quincy Updated: Jun-24-15 7:38 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants the Navy to name a ship after Quincy, Illinois.
- Rangers, SEALs, now Raiders: Marines resurrect historic name Updated: Jun-19-15 3:32 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Army has the Green Berets, while the Navy is known for the SEALs. Now, an elite branch of the U.S. Marine Corps will officially be known as Raiders.
- Virginia man pleads guilty to attempted espionage charge Updated: Jun-15-15 5:54 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A 35-year-old Virginia man has pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for providing schematics of an aircraft carrier under construction to someone he believed was an Egyptian intelligence officer.
- Little League scoreboard honors fallen Navy SEAL Updated: Jun-14-15 9:50 am
BEDFORD, New Hampshire - A new scoreboard at a New Hampshire Little League field honors a Navy SEAL who died earlier this year during a training exercise in Florida.
- Court rejects Veterans Day sentence for Navy charity scammer Updated: Jun-12-15 3:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A man convicted of masterminding a $100 million, multi-state Navy veterans charity fraud won't have to spend every Veterans Day in solitary confinement as indicated in his prison sentence, an Ohio appeals court ruled.
- Navy to hire more than 400 in Hampton Roads Updated: Jun-10-15 12:46 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy says it plans to hire more than 400 people over the next six months to work for an engineering command at bases throughout Hampton Roads.
- Review: How 250,000 refugees were rescued in Turkey Updated: Jun-08-15 10:49 am
"The Great Fire" (Ecco), by Lou Ureneck
- Vietnam-era boat returns to duty for Rose Festival Updated: Jun-07-15 7:15 pm
VANCOUVER, Washington - Decades after patrolling the Mekong Delta, the Gamewardens are back on the river.
- SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: US ups pressure with overflights Updated: Jun-06-15 8:19 pm
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons known as the Spratly and the Paracel islands. Only about 45 of them are occupied. The area is one of the world's busiest shipping routes, rich in fish and potentially gas and oil reserves, but it has now emerged as a possible flashpoint involving world powers and regional claimants.
- OSHA says violations by companies, Navy led to worker deaths Updated: Jun-06-15 3:39 pm
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - A federal agency says workplace safety violations led to the deaths of two workers at Pearl Harbor last December.