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Navy: Flight Training Suspended for Saudi Students

WASHINGTON — Flight training has been suspended for more than 300 Saudi Arabian students at three bases in Florida in the wake of the deadly shooting by a Saudi Air Force officer on Friday, the U.S. Navy said Tuesday. Navy Commander Clay Doss said classroom...
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Youngsters Free and Cropper Lead Fresno State Win

The Fresno State football team ended nonconference play at 2-2 with a business-like 30-17 victory at New Mexico State on Saturday, and now has two weeks to prepare for Air Force. Although a 13-point victory ...

Dorothy Olsen, Pilot in World War II, Dies at 103

TACOMA, Wash. — Dorothy Eleanor Olsen, a member of a group of civilian volunteers who flew planes across the country during World War II, has died. She was 103. The News Tribune reports that Olsen died July 23 in University Place, Washington. She flew about...
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Sen. McSally, Ex-Air Force Pilot, Says Officer Raped Her

WASHINGTON — Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she "felt like the system was r...
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What Happens When the Next Big Wildfire Hits?

Don’t be fooled by the precipitation, the snowpack, the wildflowers. When winter ends, it’s unlikely that California’s iconic landscape will sustain the moisture to withstand the 100-degree summer and fall. ...

Fresno Fighter Pilot Dies in Ukrainian Crash

A Ukrainian fighter jet crashed during a joint exercise with U.S. and other NATO air forces Tuesday, killing both pilots, Ukraine's military said. The General Staff of Ukraine's armed forces said the two-sea...