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Aircraft Carriers

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  • Nuclear power: The end, or a new beginning?

     
    You can stick a fork in it. The future of nuclear power in America, that is. There's nothing quite like seeing the words "Japan battles to avert nuclear meltdown" on your TV screen or "Risk of meltdown increases at Japan......
  • 2011 Chrysler 300: First Drive

     
    At a San Diego pier opposite the USS Midway Wednesday morning, Chrysler interior design chief Klaus Busse strutted in front of a 300C sedan. He motioned toward a warship steaming past the massive aircraft carrier, which is now a floating......
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Saturday, Dec. 25

     
    It's Christmas Day, but perhaps more importantly, the Orlando Magic and Boston Celtics will face off early this afternoon. As a gift from the Sentinel to you, here are all the links you need to open before watching today's game. 1. Remade Orlando Magic...
  • Navy launches new catapult for aircraft carriers

     
    Navy launches new catapult for aircraft carriers...
  • Christmas in the military: Vets share stories

     
    One of the few places that will be open on Christmas day in Arlington Heights is American Legion Post 208. “We take care of people …...
  • "Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighter Jocks" by Dave Baranek

    "Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighter Jocks" by Dave Baranek
    "Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighter Jocks" By Dave Baranek Skyhorse, $24.95, 320 pages Debuting last week, Dave Baranek’s memoir, the heavy-on-the-subtitle “Topgun Days: Dogfighting,...
  • UK aircraft carrier Ark Royal for sale on Internet

    LONDON (AP) — For sale: one aircraft carrier, slightly used. Britain put the mothballed carrier Ark Royal up for sale Monday on a military auction website. The former flagship of the Royal Navy was decommissioned this month, four years ahead...
  • 11 injured when jet explodes on carrier

    11 injured when jet explodes on carrier
    SAN DIEGO -- Eleven sailors were injured when a fighter jet engine exploded during a training exercise Wednesday aboard a Navy aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego, the U.S. Navy said Thursday. "It's a very dangerous area," said Commander MarK...
  • Man Fired for Wearing Bush Sweatshirt at Obama Rally

    Man Fired for Wearing Bush Sweatshirt at Obama Rally
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Don't try wearing a Bush hat or sweatshirt at an Obama rally. Duane Hammond says it's what got him fired. Hammond is a union stagehand who was part of the crew that built the platform for the Obama event on campus. He came to...
  • Crippled cruise ship arrives in San Diego

    Crippled cruise ship arrives in San Diego
    A disabled cruise liner with 4,500 people aboard was towed into San Diego Bay Thursday morning, bringing to an end a three-day rescue operation that began after a fire broke out in one of the ships engine rooms. The 952-foot Carnival Splendor has been...
  • Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding

    Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ending months of uncertainty and a final week of white-knuckled hand-wringing, Northrop Grumman Corp. on Friday laid off 378 white-collar workers at its Newport News shipyard. Facing increasing pressure from the Navy and the Pentagon...
  • From the Tarpit: Tony Shaver's brief Navy adventure

    From the Tarpit: Tony Shaver's brief Navy adventure
    William and Mary basketball coach Tony Shaver appreciates teamwork and all of its components more than most, so he was especially impressed after being exposed to the largest team he's seen. Shaver did a two-day tour of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D....