Topic: U.S. Navy
Release of radioactivity from the nuclear-reactor equipment has been limited, so it does not constitute a dire threat to the US yet. But the meltdown situation could quickly change.
03/14/2011 03:58 pm
Amid concerns of a Shiite uprising in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia sent troops to support the Sunni monarchy. Bahrain's opposition denounced the move as an 'occupation.'
03/14/2011 12:40 pm
Nations are responding to the devastation in Japan, sending aid workers, rescue equipment, and humanitarian supplies. Individuals can help too by donating to legitimate charities.
03/13/2011 02:16 pm
Tsunami warnings on the US west coast kept most people away from the water, but tsunami waves damaged boats in northern California and flooded parts of Hawaii. Some California surfers ignored a tsunami warning and tried to find bigger waves.
03/11/2011 02:56 pm
Japan earthquake relief efforts are underway, with one US Navy ship already loading humanitarian supplies. The Pentagon's first priority Friday, however, was to make sure all its personnel and equipment in Japan and the Pacific were safe.
03/11/2011 12:52 pm
The US military battled pirates 200 years ago off the coast of what is now Libya. Hence the reference to 'the shores of Tripoli' in the 'Marines' Hymn.'
03/09/2011 01:37 pm
NASA intends that each of these last space shuttle missions leaves the International Space Station with a shorter 'to do' list for maintenance. That may mean Discovery stays until March 9.
03/03/2011 09:40 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/02
In Pictures Foreign forces to Libya
As violence in Libya increases, US officials have promised that the administration is exploring “all possible options for action” against Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. Yet Pentagon officials emphasize that they are also weighing the adverse risks of US military action aiding rebels, such as the possibility that Mr. Qaddafi could galvanize support in the name of anti-imperialism. What are steps the US military could take to aid rebels, and how feasible are they?
03/01/2011 07:14 pm