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Northrop Grumman completes preliminary design review for B-2 stealth bomber software upgrade
The review process took place in February at the company’s Oklahoma City facility. Read More
Churchill: Love & the Bomb
From The New York Review of Books c.2014 The New York Review of Books Distributed by The New York Times Syndicate “Churchill’s Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race” by Graham Farmelo. Basic Books, 554 pages, $30. This book is the story of a love triangle. The three... Read More
The China Challenge
From The New York Review of Books c.2014 The New York Review of Books Distributed by The New York Times Syndicate “The Contest of the Century: The New Era of Competition with China—and How America Can Win," by Geoff Dyer. Knopf, 308 pages, $27. “Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China," by... Read More
Nation and world news briefs
WORLD Lots of pomp but no trade deal in Obama’s visit to Japan TOKYO — President Barack Obama spent his first full day of a weeklong Asia trip aimed at renewing U.S. ties to the region with the red-carpeted pomp of a state dinner, a visit to a shrine — where he left a prayer card — and the “full... Read More
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(MCT) McClatchy-Tribune News Service News Budget for Thursday, April 24, 2014 ^ Read More
Fort McClellan cleanup receives $56 million
ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — The group steering the clean-up effort at an old Army fort in Alabama has received $56 million to complete the task. The Anniston Star reported that the money will pay for the removal of unexploded ordnance and stray bullets and environmental cleanup and monitoring at the old Fort... Read More
AP sources: Work to free US soldier disorganized
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of the U.S. government's nearly five-year effort to seek the release of the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan claim the work suffers from disorganization and poor communication among numerous federal agencies involved, leaving his captors unclear which U.S. officials have... Read More
BC-AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage,ADVISORY, AP
AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com. Reruns are also available from the Service Desk at 877-836-9477. The news editor in Anchorage is Mark Thiessen, 907-272-7549. The West Regional Desk can be reached at 602-417-2400. A reminder: This information is... Read More
SC advocates, lawyers team to assist veterans
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina advocacy group is joining a Columbia-based law firm and the Dorn VA Medical Center to offer legal aid to military veterans. Medical Center spokesman Kevin McIver announced Thursday that the Appleseed Legal Justice Center is working with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough... Read More
Ukrainian forces report killings, ouster of separatist gunmen
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian government troops killed at least two pro-Russia separatist gunmen in Slovyansk on Thursday and drove away others occupying key public buildings in the city of Mariupol in an operation the Kremlin condemned as the Kiev government attacking “its own people.” Russian Defense... Read More
The top 12 government programs ever
Which federal programs and policies succeed in being cost-effective and targeting those who need them most? These two tests are obvious: After all, why would we spend taxpayers' money on a program that isn't worth what it costs or helps those who do not need help? Yet as I show in my new book, "Why Government Fails... Read More
Prosecutors urge death penalty in sailor's slaying
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors urged a jury on Thursday to impose the death penalty on an ex-Marine who murdered a Navy sailor, arguing it's the only adequate punishment for a man they say has committed a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks on women and young girls over the last nine years. Jurors... Read More
BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. HIGHLIGHTING: Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 10:15 a.m. Read More
Ann McFeatters: What your public servants are doing to/for you
WASHINGTON — No, it’s not your imagination. The federal government has been acting particularly goofy this spring. Most recently, it gave tacit approval to powdered alcohol. “Palcohol” was all over the news as the newest new thing — add water to the contents of a small packet and, voila!, a Cosmopolitan... Read More
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MARTA looks to military bases for police officers
ATLANTA (AP) — Metro Atlanta's public transit system is looking to Detroit and military bases in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia as it attempts to recruit new police officers to its force. Officials with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority -- known as MARTA in the Atlanta area -- went on... Read More
Los Angeles Daybook
Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Thursday, April 24. CA-LOS ANGELES Not for publication or broadcast. For planning purposes only. Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news of regional interest develops in your area. For questions about the Daybook, please... Read More
BC-Washington News Coverage,ADVISORY
Washington state at 1 a.m. The Seattle bureau can be reached at (800) 552-7694 or (206) 682-1812. The photo supervisor is at (206) 682-4801 or (800) 552-7694. For questions on stories from Olympia, call (360) 753-7222. For questions on Spokane-area stories, call Correspondent Nicholas Geranios at (800) 824-4928... Read More
5 questions with Willie Kihle
It’s been nearly 1 1/2 years since Prudential Dinning-Beard, one of the area’s biggest real estate firms, became a part of the bigger Prudential PenFed Realty, a subsidiary of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union in Alexandria, Va., which has more than $18 billion in assets and 1.2 million members. Dinning-Beard... Read More
Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The Army already looked into allegations that Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera killed two unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007. Commanders gave him a letter of reprimand. But now, years later, military prosecutors are trying to convince an investigating officer that Barbera should face... Read More

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