10 hrs ago
With budget cuts, Offutt's 55th Wing has become more creative, done more 'chair-flying'
The new entertainment district - Nebraska's first - will be situated across the street from the new Pinnacle Bank Arena in the west Haymarket area.
11 hrs ago
Hagel returns to Omaha for speech at UNO
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making his first trip back to Nebraska for a speech at his alma mater, the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Chuck Hagel right at home on Pentagon in the sky with his Offutt crew
Danielle Powell, who was kicked out a semester before graduation, says the university has denied release of her transcripts, preventing from her enrolling elsewhere.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
PM Note: Mr. Obama, Declassify those Details
That's not an editorial position. There really are people saying the Obama administration should declassify more information about the intelligence community's phone and Internet dragnets.
Stadium officials warn fans to stay off CWS field
The government's massive collection of Americans' phone records is drawing protests and lawsuits from civil liberties groups, but major legal obstacles stand in the way.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Obama taps Susan Rice for national security adviser, Samantha Power for U.N.
In a major second-term foreign policy shuffle, President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce that Susan Rice, his U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will take over from Tom Donilon as his national security adviser, a White House official said.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Chuck Hagel taps global network of contacts
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gets a tour of the USS Freedom from Navy Cmdr. Timothy Wilke.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
On guns and more, NH Sen. Ayotte backs GOP leaders
In this Jan. 31 file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., questions President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., during his Capitol Hill confirmation hearing.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Udall's warnings about domestic spying have their day
Senate Armed Services Committee members Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., questions former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Hagel's nomination.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Hagel to speak at UNO on first trip back to Nebraska
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is coming back to Nebraska for the first time since he was nominated for the high-level post early this year.
The Honolulu Advertiser
In naming of appointees, Obama chooses not to back down
WASHINGTON >> President Barack Obama's defiant selection of Susan Rice as his new national security adviser Wednesday underscored the newly assertive approach he has taken to appointments ever since he abandoned a potential cabinet nominee named Susan Rice.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
5 ways Congress is trying to curb rape in the military
When the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the U.S. military's sexual assault crisis, lawmakers grilled Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine officials on the alarmingly high number of rapes and other sexual abuses in their ranks.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Senators finally work together
In recent days, after a month of civil and productive work, the Judiciary Committee approved a comprehensive, bipartisan plan to fix the nation's broken immigration system.
Sexual assaults force changes to military justice
FILE – In this May 17, 2013 file photo Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Hagel: Fast new ship begins new era in Pacific
In the early 20th century, David Abbott hosted some of the world's most famous magicians -- Harry Houdini, Harry Kellar and Han Ping Chien, among them -- at his midtown home, wowing them with his own tricks.
Ventura County Star
Editorial: Some backbone for the top job running the FBI
James Comey, 52, is President Barack Obama's choice to become the next FBI director.
The Columbus Dispatch
Military adjusts to leaner budget
A funny thing happened on the way to a predicted disaster: The Pentagon is learning to live with the automatic budget cuts its leaders had warned would threaten national security.
Fri May 31, 2013
The Times of Israel
Hagel issues stern warning to China over cyber attacks
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listens to the opening address at the International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-la Dialogue, in Singapore, Friday, May 31 SINGAPORE - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged message to Beijing - holding out hope for a slowly improving military relationship while issuing a stern warning ... (more)
Obama's likely pick to head FBI widely praised
Republicans said Thursday they see no major obstacles to Senate confirmation of James Comey , the former deputy attorney general in the Bush administration who is expected to be nominated by President Barack Obama as the next FBI director.
Thu May 30, 2013
Hagel to broach topic of cyberthreats with Chinese
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet with members of a Chinese delegation this weekend and likely talk about ongoing cyberthreats amid new reports that China used computer-based attacks to access data from dozens of Pentagon weapons programs and other defense technologies.