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  • Navy-Air Force football game is cleared to be played Saturday

    Navy-Air Force football game is cleared to be played Saturday
    The football game between Navy and Air Force in Annapolis will be played as scheduled despite the continuing shutdown of the U.S. government, Naval Academy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Wednesday night. “The secretary of defense has...
  • Job uncertainty could affect federal recruiting

    Job uncertainty could affect federal recruiting
    As an accounts manager with the U.S. Department of Energy, Steve Bruno has endured a wage freeze, the sequester and now the partial shutdown of the federal government. Waiting at Penn Station last week for the train to his job in Washington, the...
  • Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy

    Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy
    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy increased slightly last year while reports fell at the other service academies, according to an assessment to be released by the Pentagon on Friday. Overall reports at the three academies...
  • As far as Navy football knows, it's playing Duke on Saturday

    As far as Navy football knows, it's playing Duke on Saturday
    After beating service academy rival Air Force Saturday in Annapolis, Navy (3-1) is planning to play Duke this week, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Sunday night. The Midshipmen are scheduled to play the Blue Devils (3-2) Saturday at Wallace...
  • Chaos in Anbar Province [Editorial]

    Chaos in Anbar Province  [Editorial]
    Al-Qaida returned as a force be reckoned with in Iraq this month when militants affiliated with the terrorist group captured two important cities in Anbar Province along the country's western border with Syria, a hotbed of Sunni Muslim resistance to the...
  • Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress

    Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress
    Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime. Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
  • APG loses 60 to 70 percent of workforce during shutdown

    The mail centers will be closed this weekend and business has slowed down, as life at Aberdeen Proving Ground adjusts to first few days of the federal government shutdown. About 30 to 40 percent of the roughly 21,000 to 23,000 people who work on APG...
  • APG civilian employees returning to work this week after DoD recall

    About two thirds of the civilian workforce at Aberdeen Proving Ground has been on furlough for the past week because of the partial federal government shutdown, but the 30 to 40 percent of employees who remained on post will be seeing many of their...
  • In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses

    In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses
    At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three. The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
  • Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player
    The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party. Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...
  • Naval Academy drops sex assault charges against football player

    Naval Academy drops sex assault charges against football player
    The superintendent of the Naval Academy has dropped all criminal charges against a second football player accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman at a party in Annapolis, officials said Friday. Military lawyers advised Vice Adm. Michael H....
  • The limits of power

    The limits of power
    On Wednesday the U.S. announced that President Barack Obama had suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt in response to the military government's bloody crackdown that has left more than 1,000 protesters dead and thousands more jailed...