It’s been a long road since August 2007, when an Iraqi bomb blew apart his right leg, leading to amputation below the knee. But, for the past four months, Christopher Lawrence has been working the beat as a Chula Vista, Calif., police officer.
The mayor of Naples said a nuclear-powered submarine that took part in missile strikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapons sites should not have cruised through waters near the city, but Italian military officials said he has no jurisdiction over the matter.
If there was any doubt left about the significance of the new monument at Arlington National Cemetery honoring Vietnam War helicopter pilots and crewmembers, it was quashed Wednesday by the number of people who traveled from across the country to attend its dedication.
The Afghan economy tanked after large numbers of coalition troops — and the jobs created to support them — left the country, indicating a 16-year, $122 billion reconstruction effort failed to develop a sustainable economic system, according to a U.S. watchdog agency.
Steve Spurrier made the Gators a name-brand powerhouse. He lifted South Carolina out of the low country. Now he’s itching to attempt a real football miracle, namely make a pro league not named “NFL” succeed.
Blanchard Golf Course is 56 years old and it will not live to see 57. It will close April 30. It will shut down for the same reasons that Canoa Hills Golf Club and Santa Rita Golf Club closed: Life changed a lot, and golf didn’t change as much.
There are about 830 agents certified by the NFL Players Association — more than one for every three players in or around the league — which makes it a brutally competitive business. Roughly 75 percent of NFL players are represented by just 17 percent of all certified agents, according to NFLPA statistics.
Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marines, told a Senate panel on Thursday that the Corps has enacted a series of reforms to reign in the culture of harassment that has included sexual misconduct and long plagued the service.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he is Trump's second-most frequent caller. Yet the "bromance" between Trump and Abe has its limits.
Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was a frantic woman. In her arms was a furry, masked animal that firefighters later described as "lethargic." Through her panic, the woman divulged that it was a pet raccoon — and that it was severely stoned.
The drama of U.S. and allied missile strikes on Syria has obscured a sobering fact: The U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled. It's unclear whether Trump will go ahead with a total U.S. withdrawal while ISIS retains even a small presence in Syria.
Martin Shkreli, a pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug and who was dubbed "Pharma Bro" for his loutish behavior, was moved Tuesday to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey where he is to serve out a seven-year prison sentence handed down in March for securities fraud.
They were built at the same time and with the same design. But one is put through the wringer, pulled and prodded until it’s dismantled and co-opted for parts. The other — the Orion spacecraft — will head to space for three weeks in December 2019 as part of NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 before returning to earth where it will be met with glory and attention.
Participants at the event said they hope the complex will be an educational resource and help heal racial and cultural divides that persist in the United States more than 150 years after the war ended.
Hundreds of Syrian rebels in a town northeast of Damascus handed in their weapons and boarded buses to leave under an evacuation deal that would relocate fighters with their families to opposition-held areas in northern Syria.