SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says North Korea has fired a long-range rocket in a defiant move just days ahead of South Korea's presidential election. It was the second rocket launch under leader Kim Jong Un. Kim took power following his father Kim Jong Il's death one year... more »
On this day, many veterans say the world stops just to remember the sacrifices they made. Many of them laid their brothers to rest decades ago during wars overseas, and to this day they do not forget why they served their country.
We went out in search of veterans... more »
Family and friends are remembering a Colorado Springs veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
Harvey Visnaw died at home on March 7th, services were held Tuesday.
Visnaw served 38 years in the military altogether. He finished boot camp at the age of 17, becoming a Petty... more »
Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman has submitted a plan to trim $103 billion dollars in defense spending over the next decade to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. The plan achieves most of the cost savings, around $90 billion, by reducing 100,000 active duty positions and increasing the number of... more »
On September 2nd, 1945, the Japanese were preparing to formally surrender to Allied Forces -- what's now known as Victory over Japan Day... or V-J Day. However, it was a long fight leading to that point.
"Boy, I was really young there," Harvey Visnaw says as he looks through... more »
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is holding an emergency meeting on rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Russia called for the meeting and diplomats say Moscow wants the U.N.'s most powerful body to adopt a statement Sunday calling on both North and South Korea to exercise... more »
New research indicates that the death rate soars for binge drinkers when the also have high blood pressure.
Scientists at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea found the risk of cardiovascular death in men with a blood pressure of at least 168 over 100 was three... more »
The 1001 graduates of the United States Air Force Academy Class of 2010 have taken the oath and are now fully commissioned 2nd Lieutenants.
In his commencement address this morning, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff encouraged the graduates to use their imaginations as they... more »
Katherine Heigl and husband Josh Kelley have completed their adoption of a baby girl from Korea.
Heigl spokeswoman Melissa Kates says the couple named the 10-month-old Nancy Leigh, after the actress's mother Nancy and her sister Margaret Leigh. The girl will go by the nickname Naleigh.
Kates says... more »