- Clark County schools try to attract veterans as teachers Updated: Apr-30-16 3:47 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Clark County School District is looking to fill more than 2,000 open teaching positions with an accelerated teacher training program for military veterans and their spouses.
- Virginia Military Institute announces tuition increases Updated: Apr-30-16 3:14 pm
LEXINGTON, Virginia - Tuition is going up at the nation's oldest state-supported military college.
- South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down Updated: Apr-30-16 3:05 pm
JOHANNESBURG - Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 40,000 cheering supporters that President Jacob Zuma should step down before the army turns on him because of the corruption allegations against him.
- The Latest: Iraq PM says situation in Baghdad under control Updated: Apr-30-16 1:32 pm
BAGHDAD - The Latest on anti-government protests in Iraq (all times local):
- Woman accused of smuggling heroin at border arrested Updated: Apr-30-16 6:11 am
TUCSON, Arizona - Border Patrol agents say a woman was arrested at a Tucson area checkpoint after nearly 7 pounds of heroin was found on her body.
- China ambassador says North Korean proposal merits study Updated: Apr-29-16 11:56 pm
UNITED NATIONS - China's U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if the U.S. and South Korea suspend joint military exercises merits consideration.
- Connecticut votes to criminalize attaching weapons to drones Updated: Apr-29-16 10:14 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Those who attach weapons to drones in Connecticut could soon face a serious criminal penalty.
- Border inspectors seize 7 tons of marijuana in San Diego Updated: Apr-29-16 8:20 pm
SAN DIEGO - U.S. authorities say they seized more than seven tons of marijuana inside a truck at a San Diego border crossing.
- Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo Updated: Apr-29-16 6:40 pm
MIAMI - The military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes proceedings at Guantanamo Bay said in a ruling this week that he will eventually lift his order prohibiting female guards from having physical contact with the five defendants while transporting them around the U.S. base in Cuba.
- Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence Updated: Apr-29-16 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background check system.
- Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal Updated: Apr-29-16 5:48 pm
SAN DIEGO - A Navy commander who fled Cambodia's killing fields as a boy to grow up to become a decorated U.S. military officer was sentenced Friday to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of prostitutes, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor.
- A drone for loan? North Dakota agency eager to help Updated: Apr-29-16 5:20 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A drone for loan? One of the first law enforcement agencies to use unmanned aircraft as eyes in the sky says it's ready to ship its technology anywhere in the country to help police who need it.
- Senior Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe Updated: Apr-29-16 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON - A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a "crescendo" of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including some based on claims made on Facebook or talk radio.
- Federal investigators fault VA review of Texas wait times Updated: Apr-29-16 4:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Federal authorities have determined that an investigation by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs into the manipulation of wait times for Texas veterans seeking care was "deficient and unreasonable."
- 16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic Updated: Apr-29-16 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."
- UN urges return to full operation of Western Sahara mission Updated: Apr-29-16 2:36 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council called Friday for the urgent return of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara to its full operation, a rebuke to Morocco which expelled most of the mission's civilian staff to protest a perceived slight by the U.N. secretary-general.
- Fort Leavenworth commanding general departs for Hawaii post Updated: Apr-29-16 11:59 am
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - The commanding general of Fort Leavenworth in Kansas has been picked to lead the U.S. Army Pacific in Hawaii.
- Former US Naval Academy instructor faces new charges Updated: Apr-29-16 11:47 am
WASHINGTON - The military is filing new charges against a former U.S. Naval Academy instructor convicted in 2013 of committing indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer.
- Survivors of US airstrike on Afghan hospital demand justice Updated: Apr-29-16 11:46 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Survivors and the families of those killed in a U.S. airstrike on a hospital run by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan said Friday they were dismayed and angry that the U.S. military personnel responsible for mistakes that led to the bombing will not face criminal charges.
- New Hampshire starting to investigate likely foam sites Updated: Apr-29-16 10:38 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire is trying to find out where else firefighting foam may have been used around the state following the discovery of elevated levels of a chemical linked to the foam in well water at a former Air Force base in Portsmouth.
- South Africa: Court says charges against Zuma to be reviewed Updated: Apr-29-16 9:54 am
PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African court has ruled that a decision to drop 738 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed, adding to the leader's legal troubles.
- Poland again denies entry to nationalist Russian bikers Updated: Apr-29-16 9:37 am
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's foreign minister said Friday that "security regulations" were behind the decision to ban pro-Kremlin Russian bikers from riding through Poland as they mark the anniversary of the end of World War II.
- Biggest gets bigger: Army's biggest training post expanding Updated: Apr-29-16 9:20 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Army's biggest basic training post is getting bigger by adding another battalion that will be training an additional 2,000 recruits by 2018.
- Italy's anti-terror chief: nabbed quartet were 'dangerous' Updated: Apr-29-16 8:05 am
ROME - Italy's top anti-terror prosecutor says four suspects arrested in northern Italy were "very dangerous."
- The Latest: Albania stages exercise to prepare for migrants Updated: Apr-29-16 5:21 am
BERLIN - The Latest on Europe's response to migrants (all times local):