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Inmates charged in deaths of 2 NC prison workers; Scissors, hammers used in attacks

One was in prison for shooting a state trooper in the face. Another had repeatedly stabbed an Army sergeant's wife with a kitchen knife. A third was incarcerated for shooting a co-worker to death behind a west Charlotte gas station.
4 hours 26 min ago

For some veterans, John Kelly's remarks add to a worrying military-civilian divide

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's defense of President Donald Trump – beginning with a vivid description of how dead troops make their way home – turned into a lecture on how Americans do not understand the military community's sacrifice. And it alarmed some of those who study relations between the military and society.
4 hours 34 min ago

Some of US's most secretive work will be done in new NASIC building

Tucked away off the main airfield and near a remote area of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, researchers will conduct some of the most secretive work of the spying agency in a new 58,000-square-foot building.
4 hours 50 min ago

USS Ronald Reagan visits S. Korean port after weeklong joint naval drills

The USS Ronald Reagan and its strike group of ships, aircraft and sailors made a port call Saturday in Busan after a week of naval drills with South Korea.
5 hours 8 min ago

Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporter

Malta's government on Saturday offered an "unprecedented" 1 million euro ($1.18 million) reward and full protection for anyone with information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb.
5 hours 11 min ago

Trump has no plan to block scheduled release of JFK records

President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination.
5 hours 35 min ago