Dogs

Board Approves Navy's Dolphin Research Trip to Hawaii

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A Navy plan to fly four bottlenose dolphins to Hawaii from San Diego in March for sea mine training and research drew some criticism but was approved by the state Board of Agriculture on Tuesday by a 5-2 vote. Although the Navy has transported marine mammals here at least every two years and sometimes every year in the past on short-term permit... more

O'Reilly Contests 'Mother Jones' Article About His Reporting

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly is contesting allegations that he embellished his past as a war correspondent. An article in Mother Jones magazine calls into question O'Reilly's accounts of his experiences as a CBS News correspondent covering the 1982 Falklands War between Great... more

Army Mulls Cutting Troops in Alaska, Officials Say

A team of sled dogs stand beside a Convair F-102 Delta Dagger circa 1960 at Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Fort Wainwright archives)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Army could remove the bulk of its forces in Alaska under cost-saving plans that will cut active-duty ranks by tens of thousands of troops, the military said. Department of the Army officials are in Alaska this week talking to people about the looming force cuts — mandated under the Budget Control Act of 2011, commonly kn... more

In Israel, Biracial German Author Probes Her Nazi Heritage

In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 photo, German author Jennifer Teege poses during the Jerusalem International Book Festival. Tiege is the granddaughter of Amon Goeth, the notoriously cruel camp commander of the Plaszow concentration camp.

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Jennifer Teege stumbled upon a book in a Hamburg library seven years ago, the biracial German woman who was given up for adoption as a child was stunned to discover a deep family secret that shook her to the core. Her maternal grandfather was the brutal SS Commander Amon Goeth , who ran a c... more

Fort Campbell Veterinarians Honing Skills at Nashville Zoo

In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, Capt. Eric Zuniga, an Army veterinarian from Fort Campbell, examines  animals at the Nashville Zoo in Nashville, Tenn. (MARK HUMPHREY/AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — At home in Fort Campbell, Army veterinarians mostly treat military working dogs and family pets. But once deployed, they could be called upon to treat just about anything. It could be camels or livestock or even lions and tigers, as some Army veterinarians discovered during the war in Iraq when they were brought in to help re... more

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