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Navy names ship after labor activist Cesar Chavezupdated: Wed May 18 2011 21:22:00

The U.S. Navy has named one of its newest ships after Mexican-American labor organizer Cesar Chavez, officials said Wednesday.

Proposed naming of Navy ship for Cesar Chavez draws fire, supportupdated: Tue May 17 2011 21:08:00

Labor organizer Cesar Chavez was always ready for a confrontation. And now the founder of the United Farm Workers, dead since 1993, is in the middle of a ruckus over the U.S. Navy's plans to name a new ship in his honor.

After ban, Harvard to allow ROTC back on campusupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 21:02:00

Harvard University moved Thursday to allow ROTC programs to set up on campus, after years of restricting the U.S. military's access because of its "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Top Marine official cleared of misconductupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 21:56:00

Marine Corps Gen. James Cartwright, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been cleared of any wrongdoing after an investigation by the Pentagon inspector general in connection with an incident involving a female officer on his staff.

2010: Enough with the junk food!updated: Fri Feb 18 2011 07:24:00

Comedian Bill Cosby discusses his new book, as well as his ideas for curing childhood obesity in America.

Study says greener military isn't better military, DoD disagreesupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 15:39:00

The Department of Defense has put a lot of money and effort into finding alternative fuels to replace petroleum-based fuels it uses now, but a new study concludes the military will not benefit from alternative energy research.

Allen: Static kill will 'virtually assure' no more oil leakupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 20:46:00

BP finished pouring cement down its crippled well in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday in an operation known as a "static kill," completing the job earlier than expected.

Is the Gulf oil all gone?updated: Thu Aug 05 2010 20:46:00

The U.S. government says there's very little oil left on the surface to clean up. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Oil disaster recovery planner to meet with Louisiana governorupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 17:58:00

The man tapped by President Barack Obama to work on long-term oil spill restoration will meet with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday afternoon to discuss the disaster's economic and environmental impacts on the state, according to a Secretary of the Navy press release.

White House defends part-time Gulf recovery chiefupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 19:07:00

Can the man who President Obama has tapped to formulate a long-term Gulf Coast restoration plan work only part-time on such a monumental effort?

Oil response critic concedes Obama's getting it rightupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 18:14:00

Before the president's address to the nation from the Oval Office, my pal Paul Begala, on "John King USA," reminded everyone of the words of William Shakespeare: "Action is eloquence." By that standard, President Obama has been powerfully eloquent.

Obama chooses Navy secretary to lead Gulf recovery effortsupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 07:22:00

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, who will develop a long-term plan for the restoration of the states affected by the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, is a former governor of Mississippi whom the White House has called a proven leader.

Obama's plan to battle oil disasterupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 07:22:00

President Obama says his plan will address the economic and environmental impacts of the Gulf oil disaster.

Transcript: Obama talks about oil spill responseupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 21:49:00

President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday night with the latest on the BP oil disaster. Here is a transcript of the speech.

Gates outlines study on letting gays serve openly in the militaryupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 21:06:00

A Pentagon study on how to implement a plan to allow gays to serve openly in the military, "can only be successful if it is managed in a way that minimizes disruption to a force engaged in combat operations," according to Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

Gulf War officer's remains to be buried in Floridaupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 16:30:00

The remains of the first American officer shot down in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, identified on August 2, will be taken to Jacksonville, Florida, for burial, said a family spokeswoman.

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