Veterans’ lives, experiences celebrated at new Ohio museum

U.S. 10/27/18, 05:23

Step lightly between two facing mirrors at a first-of-its-kind museum honoring and celebrating the experiences of military veterans, and it takes your breath away. Behind and in front of you, as far as the eye can see, are folded flags. You are standing midstream among the tidy triangles of past and ...

Invictus Games athlete withdraws over drugs, weapons charges

Sports 10/24/18, 04:14

An athlete who met with Prince Harry and was featured in promotions for the Invictus Games has withdrawn from the event while facing drugs and weapons charges.Australian army veteran Tyronne Gawthorne revealed he was arrested last month on charges of possessing drugs including cocaine and anabolic steroids and not properly ...

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged, no wedding date set

Entertainment 10/23/18, 07:19

Rosie O'Donnell is getting married. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday her engagement to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney. O'Donnell says their wedding date is "a long time in the future." They've had a long-distance relationship because O'Donnell lives in New York and Rooney lives in Boston. O'Donnell says the Army veteran is ...

5 things to watch for in final Wisconsin US Senate debate

U.S. 10/19/18, 00:29

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican challenger Leah Vukmir meet Friday night for the third and final debate before the Nov. 6 election. With Baldwin leading in the polls , the debate at the Marquette University Law School gives Vukmir a final chance to differentiate herself from Baldwin.Here are ...

More charges filed against Navy veteran in ricin-letter case

U.S. 10/18/18, 11:57

Authorities have found two additional letters a Navy veteran in Utah sent to members of President Donald Trump's administration containing the substance from which the poison ricin is derived, federal prosecutors said in an indictment unsealed Thursday.William Clyde Allen III, 39, was charged with mailing envelopes to the CIA director ...

Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

U.S. 10/15/18, 07:28

After last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, the federal government quietly spent millions of dollars to hire private security guards to stand watch over at least eight Confederate cemeteries, documents from the Department of Veterans Affairs show.The security effort, which runs around the clock ...

NYC Democrat joins wave of veterans aiming to flip the House

New York 10/14/18, 10:39

He's an Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan, criticizes New York's liberal mayor and doesn't support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.Those are winning attributes for a politician in Trump Country, but the candidate in question, Max Rose, is a Democrat trying to unseat the only Republican member of Congress ...

Tough and universal: Remembering journey from Cuba

Business 10/07/18, 11:27

Carlos Hernandez Ocampo's path to where he is today — a husband and father of two, Navy veteran and law school graduate — started out a long way away. He was born in Cuba."My father was a diplomat and a lawyer in Cuba, and he got disappointed with the system, ...

Special FBI team helping probe deadly South Carolina attack

U.S. 10/05/18, 23:21

A special FBI team that investigated the slayings five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas last year is helping local authorities gather evidence in what's described as an ambush attack that killed one South Carolina law enforcement officer and wounded six others."This ...

151-year-old footwear manufacturing company shuts down

New York 10/05/18, 15:47

A western New York shoe manufacturer founded by two Civil War veteran brothers more than 150 years ago is closing, putting its 82 employees out of work.A layoff notice filed with the state Department of Labor by P.W. Minor in Batavia says the company is shutting down Friday. An earlier ...

Disbarred lawyer, 74, accused of shooting 7 officers

U.S. 10/05/18, 00:17

A 74-year-old man accused of shooting seven South Carolina law enforcement officers, killing one, is a Vietnam veteran and disbarred attorney who used his marksmanship to hold officers back as their comrades lay bleeding on the ground, authorities said.Records and social media posts unearthed Thursday showed that Frederick Hopkins became ...

Tomah whistleblower, veteran’s widow disagree over Baldwin

Health 10/04/18, 14:27

A Republican Gulf War veteran who blew the whistle on the prescription drug crisis at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center said he thinks it would be "immoral" to vote for Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.Ryan Honl's comments drew a sharp rebuke Thursday from Heather Simcakoski, the widow of veteran Jason ...

Utah vet confessed to sending ricin envelopes, officials say

U.S. 10/04/18, 11:46

Authorities say in court documents a Utah Navy veteran confessed to sending four envelopes containing the substance from which ricin is derived to President Donald Trump and members of his administration.The documents filed Wednesday night in a Utah court say 39-year-old William Clyde Allen III confessed to investigators after his ...

Update: Track Palin says he appreciated therapy program

U.S. 10/03/18, 18:49

The Latest on a hearing for Track Palin in an assault case (all times local):3:45 p.m.The oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told a judge he appreciated the opportunity to participate in a therapeutic program for veterans stemming from an assault case.Shortly afterward, the judge decided Wednesday that ...

Track Palin to spend year in custody after assault arrest

U.S. 10/03/18, 00:49

The oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will spend a year in custody after a judge ruled Wednesday that allegations of hitting a woman on the head disqualified him from a therapeutic program for veterans stemming from a separate assault case.Track Palin, 29, has been accused of three ...

Update: Shiite independent tapped to be next Iraqi PM

World 10/02/18, 16:30

The Latest on Iraq's election of a new president, a step toward forming a new government following May elections (all times local):11:15 p.m.Iraq's new president has tasked veteran Shiite politician Adel Abdul-Mahdi with forming a new government nearly five months after national elections were held.Abdul-Mahdi, who was tapped to be ...

Kander, citing mental health concerns, drops out of KC race

Health 10/02/18, 15:06

Jason Kander, a rising star in Democratic politics who narrowly lost a 2016 Senate bid, dropped out of the race for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday so he could get help for post-traumatic stress and depression that he said he has suffered from for more than a decade.Kander, ...

Iraq elects new president in step toward forming government

World 10/02/18, 14:49

Iraq's parliament elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the country's new president on Tuesday, a step toward forming a new government nearly five months after national elections.State TV said Barham Salih, of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, won 220 votes out of the 273 lawmakers who attended Tuesday's session. He ...

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