Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Transgender service member gets gender reassignment surgery

An active-duty service member has received gender-reassignment surgery, the Pentagon said Tuesday, amid ongoing debate over whether transgender troops should be allowed to continue to serve in the military,

Marine drill instructor gets 10 years for abusing recruits

Remember the drill sergeant we told you about earlier this week...the one a prosecutor called a 'bully'? He's been sentenced

States push to keep highway inner lanes clear for passing

Some experts believe that driving too slow in the passing lane is at least as dangerous as driving too fast because people trapped from behind get frustrated and make dangerous maneuvers, creating anger and accidents.

JFK files say rumors of CIA link to Oswald ‘unfounded’

Government documents newly released Friday regarding John F. Kennedy’s assassination say allegations that Lee Harvey Oswald was connected to the CIA were “totally unfounded.”

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

Cuba presents detailed defense against sonic attack charges

Cuban officials attempted to undermine the Trump administration’s assertion that 24 U.S. officials or their relatives had been subjected to deliberate attacks by a still-undetermined culprit.

New screenings to start for all US-bound airline passengers

All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures, including both American citizens and foreigners possibly facing security interviews from airline employees.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

All the headlines from around the state and nation for Thursday, October 26, 2017

US suspects Niger villager betrayed Army troops

The U.S. military believes someone in a Niger village may have tipped off attackers to the presence of U.S. commandoes and Nigerien forces in the area, setting in motion the ambush that killed four Americans.

Murder trial starts for man who stoked US immigration debate

PROSECUTOR: A Mexican national who touched off a debate on illegal immigration when he fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier fired the gun on purpose