War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving

U.S. 06/15/19, 07:20

The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she's humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role.Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam, was named as the 57th president Friday. Navy Secretary Richard ...

US Naval War College is getting its 1st female president

U.S. 06/14/19, 13:44

A helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam will be the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College, the Navy announced Friday, days after removing the college president who came under investigation over questionable behavior. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will be the new president, Navy Secretary Richard ...

New Guam archbishop after predecessor’s sex abuse verdict

America 04/06/19, 06:48

Pope Francis has formally named Monsignor Michael Byrnes as Guam's archbishop following the definitive sex abuse verdict against his predecessor. Byrnes in 2016 had been named coadjutor bishop for the U.S. Pacific island territory, giving him the right of succession after Archbishop Anthony Apuron was removed pending the investigation into claims ...

Vatican upholds sex abuse conviction against Guam archbishop

Europe 04/04/19, 08:16

The Vatican has upheld its conviction of Guam's ousted archbishop for sexually abusing minors and has added a further penalty on appeal that effectively prevents him from presenting himself as a bishop. The Vatican announced the definitive decision against Archbishop Anthony Apuron Thursday. In doing so, it revealed for the first ...

Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

World 02/21/19, 13:49

A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend.The U.S. National Weather Service in Guam reports Typhoon Wutip packs 100 mph (161 kph) winds and will continue to intensify through Saturday. The storm was about ...

Guam Catholic church to file bankruptcy amid abuse lawsuits

U.S. 11/07/18, 08:08

Guam's Catholic church will file for bankruptcy — a move that will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by priests and move toward settlements.Archbishop Michael Byrnes announced Wednesday that mediation efforts that began in September led the church to bankruptcy."This path will ...

Time on retreat this weekend in US with standard time return

U.S. 11/02/18, 10:55

Time marches ahead, usually. It's in retreat this weekend in the United States. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time is ending, and standard time returns for most people across the country. It means an extra hour of sleep, perchance to dream, for one night. The shift means it's lighter ...

Update: US Coast Guard reopens ports in Mariana Islands

U.S. 10/27/18, 16:56

The Latest on Super Typhoon Yutu that ravaged the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (all times local):6:45 a.m.This combination photo of satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe shows Saipan International Airport on Saipan, an island of the Northern Mariana Islands, on Feb. 6, 2018, left, and Oct. 26, 2018, ...

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