Photo of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan and Commander of United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command Gen. Terrence John O'Shaughnessy

US Sending 5,200 Troops to Border, Double Syria Deployment

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation a week before nationwide elections in which President Donald Trump wants voters to focus on what he calls an "invasion" — a slow-moving caravan o...
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Problems for Pentagon’s Immigrant Recruit Program

WASHINGTON — Stricter Trump administration immigration policies have stymied Pentagon plans to restart a program that allowed thousands of people with critical medical or Asian and African language skills to jo...

Saudis Can’t Dodge 9/11 Lawsuits by Victims’ Families

A federal court judge has rejected Saudi Arabia's bid to dismiss lawsuits claiming it helped plan the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. As Reuters news agency reported March 29, "U.S. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan said the plaintiff's alle...

Remembering 9/11 in Fresno at Todd Beamer Park

As America recalls one of her saddest and most tragic days, we remember a man with a Fresno connection, whose bravery and heroism helped save countless lives. He has a park in northeast Fresno named after him: ...