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No. 2 US nuke commander suspended amid probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – The No. 2 officer at the military command in charge of all U.S. nuclear war-fighting forces has been suspended and is under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigation Command for issues related […]

09/28/2013

This image from video provided by the FBI, shows Aaron Alexis moves through the hallways of Building #197 at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington, carrying a Remington 870 shotgun. (AP Photo/FBI)

FBI says DC Navy Yard shooter didn’t target victims (photo gallery)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Navy Yard gunman did not target specific individuals when he opened fire inside a building, killing 12 people, and was under a delusional belief that he was being controlled by […]

09/25/2013

Roses that were placed on an anchor at an entrance of the Washington Navy Yard as security personnel stand watch, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Gunman’s employer sought Navy consulting work

WASHINGTON (AP) – A little more than 24 hours after an IT contractor shot dozen workers at the Washington Navy Yard, the company’s CEO told the Navy secretary he had the experience to help improve […]

09/21/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Navy contractor left cryptic messages on shotgun

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy contractor who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard left a cryptic message on a shotgun he used in the massacre. That’s according to a law enforcement […]

09/18/2013

An armed officer who said he is with the Department of Defense, works near the gate at the Washington Navy Yard, closed to all but essential personnel, in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the day after a gunman launched an attack inside the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the nation's capital. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Mother of Navy yard shooter ‘so, so very sorry’

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of the man who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard says she is “so, so very sorry that this has happened.” Cathleen Alexis said Wednesday in New […]

09/18/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Interactive features on DC Naval Yard shooting

Get the latest information on the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard including a map of the area, information on the gunman and photos from the scene.

09/16/2013

The U.S. flag flies at half-staff at the White House. (AP Photo)

Obama orders flags lowered for shooting victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama is ordering flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor victims of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. A proclamation Obama signed Monday says […]

09/16/2013

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington, where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DC Navy Yard shooter was reservist until 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says a gunman who opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard was a full-time reservist from 2007 to 2011. The Navy said in a release Monday that […]

09/16/2013

People hold their hands to their heads as they are escorted out of the building where a deadly shooting rampage occurred at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

12 killed in Navy Yard shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Washington Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation’s capital. At least 12 […]

09/16/2013

A U.S. Park Police helicopter removes a man in a basket from the Washington Navy Yard Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Police report 2 more possible suspects at Navy Yard

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said six people were killed and at least four were wounded, including a […]

09/16/2013

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington practice recovering an Orion capsule Tuesday Aug. 13, 2013 into the well deck of the USS Arlington as part of NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Seaman Andrew Schneider)

NASA, Navy practicing space-capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — During the glory days of the U.S. space program in the 1960s and ’70s, astronauts returning to Earth splashed down at sea in their capsules and were picked up by the […]

08/15/2013

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What it takes to become an Army Ranger

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the military looks to bring women into combat jobs closer to the front lines, including commando units, senior leaders are reviewing the physical and mental requirements that troops must meet in […]

06/18/2013

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