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MIAMI (AP) — The photo is, mostly, unremarkable. It shows an airplane looming darkly on a runway at Miami Municipal Airport in the spectral shadows just before dawn — probably a test as the photographer waited for the money shot moments later, when the aircraft would lift off with famed aviator Amelia Earhart at its controls, unknowingly headed to a mysterious appointment with fate.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former defense contractor engineer charged with trying to ship sensitive military documents to Iran last year had already provided people in the country with information about a U.S. Air Force fighter jet program.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) -- They know the eyes of the United States will be on them from thousands of miles away, and they say they are ready.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi helicopter gunships have been attacking insurgent positions today in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit (tih-KREET'). It's part of a government offensive to retake the northern Iraqi city from Sunni militants.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi military officials say Sunni militants have captured two border crossings, one with Jordan and another with Syria, as they press on with their offensive in one of Iraq's most restive regions.
BANNU, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani jets have been pounding targets in the country's northwest as the military carries out an offensive against militant safe havens in North Waziristan.
(BPT) - If the thought of a scorching summer without adequate cooling sounds tough, think about the strain an overworked air conditioner unit places on both your household budget and the environment. Around two-thirds of all American homes have an air conditioner unit, amounting to a cost of more than $11 billion annually in usage alone, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Accounting for around 19 percent of all household electricity consumption, every home equipped with an air conditioning unit emits roughly two tons of carbon dioxide each year, significantly impacting the environment.
VENICE, Fla. - State legislators want to make Florida the most military-friendly state in the country. Monday, several lawmakers joined Governor Rick Scott to sign a bill that waives out of state tuition fees for veterans.
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – Thousands were looking to the sky Sunday to enjoy the sight of dozens of airplanes flying overhead, as aircraft of all types roared into the Punta Gorda Airport for the 2014 Florida International Airshow.
The roar of jet engines will be heard across the Suncoast this weekend. The 34th annual Florida International Air Show takes off today in Punta Gorda.
All flights in and out of Atlanta and Charlotte are currently cancelled.
President Barack Obama urged Congress to help restore opportunity for Americans but pledged to take action himself Tuesday in his fifth State of the Union address before Congress. Some highlights from Obama's economic and other proposals:
NOAA satellites helped save 253 people last year
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Sooner or later, it will attack every muscle in a patient’s body, making it impossible to move, even breathe. Now, a new machine is helping people suffering from ALS breathe easier.
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) -- The day after Typhoon Haiyan struck the eastern Philippine coast, a team of 15 doctors and logistics experts was ready to fly here to the worst-hit city to help. On Tuesday, five days into what could be the country's deadliest disaster, they were still waiting to leave.
SARASOTA, FL - Veterans Tribute Week gets underway on Monday afternoon at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex.
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The first national monument dedicated to U.S. Military Working Dog teams was unveiled in a ceremony here Monday.