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Officials: Doctors tried to help Russia in Ukraine war

Sep. 29, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

A Maryland anesthesiologist and her U.S. Army doctor spouse have been charged with trying to help Russia in its war against Ukraine with medical records that they thought Moscow could exploit, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland said Thursday. The records never made it to...

$52B storm gates eyed for NY-NJ waterways hit by Sandy

Sep. 27, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

A decade after Superstorm Sandy pummeled New York and New Jersey in one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, the federal government is proposing a $52 billion plan to build movable barriers and gates across bays, rivers and other waterways in the two states hardest-hit by the storm. ...

Former student convicted of spying for Chinese government

Sep. 27, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A former graduate student has been convicted of spying for the Chinese government by gathering information on scientists and engineers in the U.S. who had knowledge about aerospace technology and other technology. A federal jury in Chicago convicted Ji Chaoqun, 31,...

Jan. 6 hearing witness avoids jail time for Capitol riot

Sep. 22, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

An Ohio man who testified at a congressional hearing about why he stormed the U.S. Capitol avoided imprisonment when a federal judge sentenced him on Thursday to two years of probation for his role in the mob's attack. After his televised testimony at a U.S. House committee's hearing...

Panel advises removal of Confederate statue at Arlington

Sep. 13, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent commission is recommending that the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery be dismantled and taken down, as part of its final report to Congress on the renaming of military bases and assets that commemorate the Confederacy. Panel...

Bangladesh leader: Prolonged Rohingya stay impacts stability

Sep. 12, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s prime minister said Monday that the prolonged stay of more than 1 million Rohingya refugees in crowded camps in the country has become a serious security and stability concern. “Apart from their own miseries, their prolonged presence is...

US, NATO note Ukraine army gains but see war dragging on

Sep. 09, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine's armed forces have made significant early gains in their counter-offensive against Russian troops in southern and eastern Ukraine but fighting appears set to drag on for months, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the head of NATO said Friday. ...

FBI: Soldier linked to racist post, online extremism

Sep. 08, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

A soldier in the U.S. Army wrote on Instagram that he joined the military “for combat experience so I’m more proficient in killing” Black people, investigators say. Killian Mackeithan Ryan also had five Instagram accounts that were in contact with others "associated with...

Michael Flynn: From government insider to holy warrior

Sep. 07, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — The crowd swayed on its feet, arms pumping, the beat of Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” thumping in their chests. The people under the revival tent hooted as Michael Flynn strode across the stage, bopping and laughing, singing the refrain into his...

Panel: West Point should rename Lee Barracks, nix KKK art

Sep. 01, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

West Point cadets pass by historical reminders constantly — from Grant Hall and Bradley Barracks to the statues of Douglas MacArthur and Dwight Eisenhower overlooking the parade fields. Now a commission created by Congress is recommending changes at the storied academy when it...