- New, larger VA clinic to open next month in Freeport Updated: Jul-29-15 5:43 am
FREEPORT, Illinois - Freeport's new Veterans Affairs clinic will open at the end of next month.
- 23 people missing from military helicopter accident in Laos Updated: Jul-29-15 5:31 am
BANGKOK - The Lao News Agency says 23 people have been missing after a Laotian army helicopter had an accident after leaving the capital on Monday.
- Tracking 'shadows' in New Mexico's Bootheel Updated: Jul-29-15 5:04 am
ANIMAS VALLEY, New Mexico - WARNING, the sign says: primitive road. WARNING, another reads: no services ahead.
- Vermont getting $6.7M Homeland Security preparedness grants Updated: Jul-29-15 3:36 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The state of Vermont is going to be getting $6.7 million in federal grants to be ready to respond to natural disasters or acts of terrorism.
- WWII pilot's remains to arrive in his NY hometown for burial Updated: Jul-29-15 3:09 am
HERKIMER, New York - The remains of a World War II fighter pilot identified 70 years after he died in the Pacific are scheduled to arrive in upstate New York for burial.
- Symbol of dictatorship abuse, Chilean sees justice coming Updated: Jul-29-15 12:07 am
SANTIAGO, Chile - Her scarred face long ago became a symbol of the atrocities committed during Chile's 1973-90 dictatorship led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Now Carmen Quintana finally feels justice is being done.
- Mourners honor Navy officer killed in Chattanooga shootings Updated: Jul-28-15 8:15 pm
FORT OGLETHORPE, Georgia - Mourners gathered Tuesday afternoon in Georgia and Tennessee to line the procession route for a Navy officer who was fatally shot in attacks on military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- US military chief: World risks becoming immune to crises Updated: Jul-28-15 7:04 pm
NEW YORK - The top U.S. military official warned Tuesday that the world risks becoming immune to the suffering caused by escalating global security threats.
- VA doctor regrets post telling gun advocate to 'off' himself Updated: Jul-28-15 6:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A Department of Veterans Affairs psychiatrist said Tuesday he regrets a Facebook post suggesting that a gun-rights supporter "off" himself.
- House intelligence chairman calls for new Iran assessment Updated: Jul-28-15 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON - House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes is asking for additional intelligence assessments related to the nuclear agreement with Iran.
- Ohio Homeland Security leader Baron dies after illness Updated: Jul-28-15 4:16 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state Department of Public Safety says Ohio's homeland security chief, Richard Baron, has died after an illness.
- Canadian military commander facing 10 sex-related charges Updated: Jul-28-15 3:25 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario - A high-ranking Canadian Forces officer is facing 10 sex-related charges related to allegations stemming from his mentoring of military cadets.
- Senator objects to anti-terrorism rules for online sites Updated: Jul-28-15 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and skeptic of broad government surveillance, objected Tuesday to a bill that would have required social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.
- US Navy examines health concerns near Guantanamo court Updated: Jul-28-15 2:44 pm
MEXICO CITY - A complaint lodged with the Pentagon has prompted the U.S. Navy to look into the possible presence of anything that may cause cancer in a section of the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a military spokeswoman said Tuesday.
- Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks Updated: Jul-28-15 12:50 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational army to fight the Boko Haram uprising that has spilled across borders.
- Slovenia appoints ICJ head as arbitration representative Updated: Jul-28-15 12:46 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Slovenia's prime minister says his government has appointed the head of the International Court of Justice, Ronny Abraham, as the country's representative in arbitration over a border dispute with Croatia.
- Pro-government forces besiege rebel-held base in Yemen Updated: Jul-28-15 10:50 am
SANAA, Yemen - Pro-government fighters in Yemen have besieged a military base held by Shiite Houthi rebels for 40 hours after cutting off major supply routes to the facility, Yemeni military officials said Tuesday.
- Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS Updated: Jul-28-15 10:41 am
BAGHDAD - In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.
- The Latest: Saudi King voices support for Turkey's actions Updated: Jul-28-15 10:36 am
BRUSSELS - The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):
- Congolese player remains hospitalized after spinal injury Updated: Jul-28-15 9:32 am
CAIRO - Republic of Congo international Rudy Ndey was still in a military hospital in Egypt on Tuesday after suffering a serious spinal injury while avoiding a tackle by a goalkeeper in an African club game over the weekend.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Jul-28-15 8:08 am
The Herald Times (Bloomington). July 23, 2015
- Plans for Army base could include museum, amphitheater Updated: Jul-28-15 7:32 am
ATLANTA - Filmmaker Tyler Perry's plans for a sprawling movie studio at Fort McPherson may include an amphitheater and a museum, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
- Naval Air Station Corpus Christi lifts boil water order Updated: Jul-28-15 7:31 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Naval Air Station Corpus Christi has lifted a boil water advisory after testing of supplies came back negative for contamination.
- Somerset police may be first in Kentucky to use drone Updated: Jul-28-15 4:04 am
SOMERSET, Kentucky - The Somerset Police Department has purchased a 2.8-pound unmanned aircraft and could become the first police department in the state to use a drone.
- Gov. Baker to lobby for Massachusetts military Updated: Jul-28-15 2:20 am
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Washington to make the case for the state's six military installations.