• USS Theodore Roosevelt May 21

    Aircraft Carrier Returns to Sea After Coronavirus Outbreak

    The USS Theodore Roosevelt has left Guam and gone out to sea for training after nearly two months sidelined at the pier with a coronavirus outbreak.

  • Navy Apr 2

    Sailors to Leave Virus-Stricken Warship After Plea From Navy Captain

    U.S. Navy officials say nearly 3,000 sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier where the coronavirus has spread will be taken off the ship by Friday as military leaders struggle to quarantine crew members in the face of an outbreak.

  • World War II Feb 28

    Guam Residents Compensated for War Atrocities Decades Later

    More than 3,000 people on Guam are expecting to get long-awaited compensation from the U.S. government for their suffering at the hands of imperial Japan during World War II.

  • American Samoa Dec 13, 2019

    US Should Recognize American Samoans as Citizens, Judge Says

    A federal judge in Utah has ruled that people born in the territory of American Samoa should be recognized as U.S. citizens. It wasn’t immediately clear if Thursday’s ruling applies outside Utah. The cluster of islands in the Pacific is the only place in the country without an automatic claim to citizenship. People born in American Samoa are labeled U.S....

  • Florida Aug 30, 2019

    Wave of Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Threatens Boy Scouts

    The Boy Scouts of America is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse. The Scouts have been sued in multiple states in recent months by purported abuse victims, including plaintiffs taking advantage of new state laws or court decisions that are now allowing suits previously barred because of the age of the...

  • North Korea Jul 2, 2019

    Fiscales de El Salvador y Maryland se reúnen

    Fiscales de El Salvador llegaron a Estados Unidos esta semana para reunirse con la Fiscalía General del estado Maryland, en un intento por unir fuerzas y estrategias para combatir en ambos frentes la violencia de pandillas, que está atravesando fronteras.

  • Donald Trump Jun 24, 2019

    Everything You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a request from the Census Bureau to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status. The plan has set off litigation and debate and raised some important questions. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Donald Trump Jun 24, 2019

    Everything You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a request from the Census Bureau to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status. The plan has set off litigation and debate and raised some important questions. Here’s what you need to know.

  • President Jun 14, 2019

    Navy Picks New War College Leader After Removing President

    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 Spencer said in a statement released after the school’s...

  • United States May 15, 2019

    Powerful Quake Rattles Papua New Guinea, No Injury Reports

    A powerful earthquake rattled coastal townships in Papua New Guinea late Tuesday and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The magnitude 7.5 quake struck in the ocean about 28 miles northeast of Kokopo, a town with a population of about 26,000, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was followed by several large...

  • Donald Trump Mar 26, 2019

    Lawmakers Denounce Plan to Divert Military Money for Wall

    House lawmakers on Tuesday denounced Defense Department plans to use military funds to pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall, telling Pentagon leaders the “unbelievably irresponsible” maneuver will threaten the agency’s future ability to shift money around when needed. Both Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee said there is little support for tapping military construction projects for...

  • Florida Mar 10, 2019

    Daylight Saving Time 2019: Clocks ‘Spring Forward' on Sunday

    U.S. clocks will “spring forward” again on March 10 to make room for an extra hour of sunlight in the evenings as winter fades away. That also means losing out an hour’s sleep Saturday night. Daylight saving time officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, when clocks are pushed forward one hour to 3 a.m. When you go to bed on...

  • Governor Feb 24, 2019

    Rising Anti-US Sentiment on Okinawa Ahead of Military Base Relocation

    The people of Okinawa voted Sunday on a plan for a U.S. military base relocation in a referendum that will send a message on how they feel about housing American troops in Japan, who many see as a burden on the group of tiny southwestern islands. The referendum is technically not binding but interest is high for testing the public...

  • Donald Trump Dec 26, 2018

    No End in Sight to Partial Government Shutdown

    Christmas has come and gone but the partial government shutdown is just getting started. Wednesday brings the first full business day after several government departments and agencies closed up over the weekend due to a budgetary stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress. And there is no end in sight. So far, the public and federal workers have largely been...

  • facebook Oct 27, 2018

    US Sends Aid to Pacific Islands Devastated by Huge Typhoon

    The federal government sent supplies to a U.S. territory in the Pacific that was ravaged by a super typhoon as residents of the Northern Mariana Islands dug through crumbled houses, smashed cars and fallen utility poles two days after the deadly storm. Military planes brought in food, water, tarps and other supplies, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesman David Gervino...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2018

    Orange County, California's Diversity Emboldens Democrats

    Pushy midday shoppers nose their carts through the Korean market, stocking up on bottled kimchi and seaweed spring rolls. A few doors away, customers grab pho to go at a Vietnamese takeout counter. Across the street, lunchtime diners line up for tacos “al pastor” — spit-roasted pork — at a Mexican-style taqueria. It’s a snapshot of how much Orange County,...

  • Asher Klein Sep 24, 2018

    Indonesian Teenager Rescued After Drifting 7 Weeks at Sea

    An Indonesian teenager who survived 49 days adrift at sea after the wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he strained through his clothing. Aldi Novel Adilang told The Associated Press on Monday that he turned on a lamp every time...

  • Governor Sep 14, 2018

    Evacuations Underway as Huge Typhoon Nears Philippines

    Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for landslides and placing rescuers and troops on full alert in the country’s north. More than 4 million people live in areas at most risk from the storm, which the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Hawaii categorized as a...

  • Donald Trump Jun 11, 2018

    Kim Jong Un Could Give Up ICBMs But Keep Some Nuclear Forces

    After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the U.S. mainland, is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un really ready to pack them away in a deal with President Donald Trump? Perhaps, but that wouldn’t necessarily mean Pyongyang is abandoning its nuclear ambitions entirely. Tuesday’s meeting in Singapore between Kim and Trump comes after a sharp turn...

  • United States Jun 7, 2018

    Recall Issued on Opioid Overdose Antidote

    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the manufacturer of opioid overdose antidote Naloxone has issued a recall.

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