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The Honolulu Fire Department Command Center is mobilized at a boat harbor, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 in Haleiwa, Hawaii, where crews are searching for an Army helicopter crew that crashed off Oahu's North Shore late Tuesday.<br>Marco Garcia/AP

Search on for 5 soldiers after Black Hawk helicopter goes down off Hawaii

Coast Guard, Army and Marine Corps aircraft were searching waters off Kaena Point on northwestern Oahu on Wednesday, where a debris field was located about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Commanders gather in Hawaii to discuss increasing Navy’s lethality

The Pacific Warfighters Symposium, held Monday and Tuesday at the joint base, came as tensions ratcheted up between the United States and North Korea, which had threatened to launch a missile near Guam, a U.S. territory.


UN chief: It's time for diplomacy on tense Korean peninsula

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level in decades and said it's important "to dial down the rhetoric and to dial up diplomacy."


US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists

The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists.

‘I lived a dog’s life,’ says US soldier who deserted Army in 1965 for N. Korea

Charles Robert Jenkins deserted the U.S. Army on a freezing night in January 1965. He pounded 10 beers to quiet his nerves, and abandoned his patrol unit along the border dividing South and North Korea. Several hours later, he crossed into North Korea.


USS Fitzgerald will be transported stateside for repairs this fall

The collision-damaged USS Fitzgerald will be transported via heavy lift ship to the United States this fall to undergo further repairs, the Navy said Tuesday.


S. Korean president says his nation can’t rely only on US for security

In vowing to prevent a new war on the divided peninsula, President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that South Korea needs to do more to ensure its security.


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