Piracy Off Somalia News
UAE military buildup draws scrutiny after Yemen allegations
With soccer sponsorships, record-setting skyscrapers and wintertime golfing, the United Arab Emirates has projected an image of comfort and opportunity in a volatile region
President Obama Remarks on Ongoing Paris Terror Attacks
Dozens reported dead in multiple coordinated attacks in the French capital.
Mother of Freed Journalist 'Overjoyed' at His Release
The "elated" mother of freed journalist Michael Scott Moore said that she is eagerly awaiting his return after being held captive by pirates since 2012. "I'm so relieved and overjoyed that my son, after over two and a half years in captivity in Somalia , has finally been released," his mother
Meet the Woman Who Just Broke the Navy's 'Glass Ceiling'
Adm. Michelle Howard is not only the first woman four-star in the Navy, she's also the first African-American female four-star in the entire U.S. military.
Navy Pins First Female 4-Star Admiral
My goodness vice admiral Michelle Howard has many during her 32 years in the navy. She was one of the first women to attend the Naval Academy the first African American woman to command a ship and today she became the navy's first female four star at. If you don't believe today was a first. When I
Container Ship Deaths Blamed on Heroin, Alcohol Mix
Two ex-Navy SEALs were found dead aboard the Maersk Alabama docked in the Seychelles in February.
The Oscars through an Off Base lens
You might disagree with the Baseball Writers' Association of America when we vote for our annual awards, but you have to give us this: At least most of us own up to our ballots. You know who to rip on Twitter when we vote for Miguel Cabrera over Mike Trout for MVP. Can't say that about Academy
425 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Calif.; Cee Lo Quits 'The Voice'
quicklist: 1 title: $425 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in California text: Someone in Milpitas, Calif., is $425 million richer today. The sole winner of the Powerball lottery bought his or her ticket from a gas station in the Northern California city, according to state lottery officials. So far,
Katy Perry Gets Booed at Fashion Week
quicklist: 1 title: Katy Perry Gets Booed at Fashion Week text: At least she still has her day job. Pop-star Katy Perry was booed this week when she walked in a fashion show for Moschino. Runway photographers were upset that Perry held up the fashion show by being late, according to EOnline.com .
Two Found Dead on Maersk Alabama, Ship Dramatized in 'Captain Phillips'
Two American security guards were found dead on Tuesday aboard the Maersk Alabama, a merchant ship made famous in a 2009 pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the story of which was later turned into movie starring Tom Hanks. The deaths of both men...