Columnists »Acting Undersheriff Don Patterson Officially Retired, But Not Quite Ready to Move On I will always be grateful for the dedication and loyalty Don has shown to me, to the Sheriff’s Office and to the people of Santa Barbara County.” Patterson said he was happy to be saving the county about $8,000 a month by working while a search ... 11/21/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Steve Flaherty Vietnam War Letters: U.S. Soldier's Letters Finally Reach Home ... Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh exchanged long-held artifacts Monday collected during the Vietnam war — including letters written by a U.S. soldier who was killed. Instead, the letters written by Army Sgt. Steve Flaherty of Columbia, S.C., were ... 08/3/2012 - 10:12 pm | View Link
U.S. imposes tariffs on wind towers from China, Vietnam A coalition that includes a wind tower factory in Manitowoc said it's pleased with a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to impose tariffs on towers imported from China and Vietnam. The tariffs, announced late last week, would result in duties of up ... 07/31/2012 - 5:07 am | View Link
Vietnam OKs wider search for U.S. MIA (AP) HANOI, Vietnam - The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister of defense told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a ... 06/4/2012 - 7:01 am | View Link
Saluting Coweta's Veterans: Three went to Vietnam in the early days In the fall of 1961 Hayden was a first lieutenant attending the U.S. Army's Special Forces Officer Course at Fort ... the United States seeks no wider war." At the time, American deaths in Vietnam since 1956 were fewer than 400. That number was about ... 07/16/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
An apartment building in Egypt’s capital collapsed Tuesday, killing at least 19 people as rescuers and neighbors frantically dug through rubble with their hands to find survivors, authorities said.
The collapse in Cairo’s eastern Matariya district highlights the longtime problem of shoddy construction across Egypt, as neighbors said the seven-story building had several floors illegally added onto it.
Egyptian developers seeking bigger profits frequently build without permits amid a nationwide housing shortage, rampant corruption and lax government oversight.
The French president’s office announced the suspension “until further notice” after growing pressure from allies due to tensions over Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
Seven minority students stood trial on separatism charges Tuesday for working on a website run by a prominent Muslim Uighur scholar convicted on the same charge in far western China, a rights lawyer said.
Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.
Pakistan’s army says its fighter jets have killed 20 “terrorists” in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, where the military has been carrying out a major operation since June.