A mortar shell explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during mountain warfare training in Nevada’s high desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapons until an investigation can determine their safety, officials said Tuesday.
The planned shutdown of nearly 240 air traffic control towers across the country under federal budget cuts will strip away an extra layer of safety during takeoffs and landings, leaving pilots to manage the most critical stages of flight on their own.
Too many students worry more about being killed by a gun than learning in the classroom, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said on Thursday, as he cautioned that firearms alone do not make schools safer.
The Redskins weakest link on defense in 2012 was at the safety position, but with six guys competing for two starting positions, Raheem Morris and Jim Haslett will likely find 2 guys with more to prove than all the rest and solve a problem that was bigger than all the rest.
The Prince George’s County Police Department, in conjunction with Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, will be conducting car seat check-up on Saturday at Forestville Military Academy in Forestville.
To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.