Stars & Stripes

Syndicate content Stars and Stripes
Stars and Stripes is a daily newspaper published for the U.S. military, DoD civilians, contractors, and their families.
Updated: 28 sec ago

Officials consider making changes to Air Force marathon

2 hours 27 min ago
Air Force marathon officials say they are considering making changes to their races after attendance dropped by nearly 2,000 runners.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

From NTC to Harvey: Fort Bliss aviators stay busy this summer

3 hours 19 min ago
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment got a double dose of training and action this summer.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Fort Carson brigade's training adds credence to reports of overseas deployment

3 hours 22 min ago
Officially, Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat Team isn't going anywhere. But, unconfirmed reports that the Army is sending the 3,500-soldier unit to Afghanistan next year gained credence with the brigade training for the past week as if an overseas battle is imminent.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

North Korea’s nuclear weapons are deterring US first strike, Russian official says

3 hours 32 min ago
North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons is preventing the U.S. from launching a first strike against the rogue nation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

A hospital released a drug-addicted veteran with an opioid prescription. One day later, he was dead

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 21:40
Jeromy Bubacz, 29, had been fighting prescription drug addiction for years after he was diagnosed with a lung condition that cost him his position in the U.S. Marine Corps. That didn't stop a hospital from sending him home with 120 opioids.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Naval Submarine Base New London drills to include automatic weapons firing

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 20:00
The Navy submarine base in Groton is planning security drills that will include the firing of automatic weapons loaded with blanks.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Special forces soldier from New Hampshire killed in Florida car crash

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 19:24
The U.S. Army says a soldier from New Hampshire has died in a car crash in Florida.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 18:35
Iraq's Kurds are set to vote Monday in a referendum on support for independence that has stirred fears of instability across the region as the war against the Islamic State group winds down. The Kurds are likely to approve the referendum, but the non-binding vote is not expected to result in any formal declaration of independence.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Kushner used private email account for some White House business

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 17:53
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to conduct and discuss official White House business dozens of times, his lawyer confirmed Sunday.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

FIFA set to relax ban on war dead commemorations at games

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 15:47
FIFA is set to relax the rules that ban teams from commemorating non-sporting events at soccer matches in response to high-profile disputes with British associations over honoring war dead.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 15:33
Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:33
A masked gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday and opened fire, killing at least one person and injuring seven others before apparently shooting himself, an official said.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

President's criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:33
President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Palestinian leader tries to put Trump on notice with warning

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:01
Overshadowed by last week's showdown between the U.S. and North Korea, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued an ominous warning in his address to the United Nations: With hopes running out for an independent Palestinian state, the Palestinian leader said he may have no choice but to seek a single, binational state with Israel.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 13:56
German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged into parliament.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner seeks release from jail

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 13:38
Reality Leigh Winner should be released from jail pending her trial in the National Security Agency leak investigation because new information has surfaced that weakens the government’s case for keeping her behind bars, her attorneys are arguing in new court papers.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

France: Macron's party suffers hit in French Senate election

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 13:17
French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party suffered its first electoral blow Sunday, as rival conservatives dominated the Senate election amid mounting disenchantment with Macron's leadership.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:54
Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that "right now" he doesn't back it.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:53
Large amounts of federal aid have begun moving into Puerto Rico, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:41
Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories