FDA chief struggles to explain slow response on baby formula
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf called the response to a nationwide shortage of infant formula "too slow" and "not optimal."
US asks Lebanese general for help freeing Marine veteran Austin Tice in Syria
Biden administration officials have asked a Lebanese general for help securing the freedom of Austin Tice, a journalist and U.S. Marine Corps veteran missing in Syria since 2012.
EPA proposes restrictions in fight over Alaska mine
An EPA proposal to block a copper and gold mine in Alaska is being called a political maneuver and a preemptive effort to veto a project pursued by Pebble Limited Partnership, which is appealing a 2020 decision from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denying approval of a key permit for the project.
Fort Benning's proposed new name honors a famed Vietnam commander and his wife
While Hal Moore is widely celebrated for his military accolades, the Moore family said their proposal celebrates Julie's legacy, bringing her into the fold as an equal partner.
Spy agency awards ‘historic’ contracts to commercial satellite firms
The National Reconnaissance Office, the U.S. intelligence agency that operates the nation’s spy satellites, announced that it is awarding billions of dollars in contracts over the next decade to three commercial satellite companies that take photos of Earth.
Italian destroyer joins USS George H.W. Bush strike group in final deployment preps
The Italian Navy’s destroyer Caio Duilo will join the USS George H.W. Bush carrier strike group in its Composite Unit Training Exercise, or COMPTUEX.
Blue Angels arrive in Annapolis; Wednesday afternoon show planned
The Blue Angels flight demonstration is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.
Witness was 'extremely uncomfortable' over Trump associate data search
A former technology company executive testified Tuesday that he felt "extremely uncomfortable" being asked in 2016 to use his commercial data firm to search for information about associates of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Vietnam-era amphibious vehicles beached again in Jersey Shore town
The “Wild Sally” and “Big Jack” motored into the Absecon Inlet and drove onto the beach after “Wild Sally” suffered steering issues.
Retired Navy officer changed his career path to forge new ones for veterans
Hernán Luis y Prado and his wife Rachel Luis y Prado started VetPowered, a San Diego manufacturing business, and a nonprofit called Workshops For Warriors, which educates veterans for careers in advanced manufacturing.
Remains of Missouri Navy sailor who died at Pearl Harbor returned home after 81 years
Seaman 1st Class Wilbur F. Newton died Dec. 7, 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor while stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma.
Biden to sign policing order on anniversary of Floyd’s death
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to improve accountability in policing —a meaningful but limited action on the second anniversary of George Floyd's death that reflected the challenges in addressing racism, excessive use of force and public safety when Congress is deadlocked on stronger measures.
Relatives worry, mourn in wake of elementary school shooting
Relatives turned to social media in a desperate attempt to find their missing children as the death toll in a school shooting rose to at least 19 students.
‘Active shooter’ incidents rose 52% in 2021, FBI says
The independent research organization Education Week described Tuesday’s shooting in Texas the 27th school shooting of the year.