Navy calls of search, identifies dead in helicopter crash

The Navy has called off the search for a sailor missing since a Navy helicopter with five crew members aboard crashed in the ocean off the Virginia coast Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 06:00pm EST

2 dead as Navy helicopter goes down off Virginia coast

A Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter with a crew of five went down in the Atlantic Ocean 18 miles off the Virginia coast on Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 07:47pm EST

U.S. ship to make history in fight against chemical weapons

The MV Cape Ray is expected to leave Portsmouth, Va., in a few days on a mission that no U.S. ship has ever undertaken.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 06:56am EST

Embassy bomb threat closes West End streets during rush

A bomb threat at the Swedish Embassy has closed Rock Creek Parkway and other downtown streets, stalling traffic during the afternoon rush.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 07:29pm EST

The hunt for al-Qaida: Continued challenges

Richard Barrett, former director of the United Nations al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team, on the challenges facing the organization and the U.S. as it continues its quest to dismantle the organization.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 01:42pm EST

Wife of longest-held U.S. hostage says Iran's president key to release

As of last week, former FBI agent Robert Levinson is now the longest-held American hostage in history. His family and the U.S. government hope that the new Iranian president could help secure Levinson's release.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 07:13am EST

NSA official: 'We're not big brother'

NSA officials want Americans to understand that the organization doesn't have time and doesn't care about their personal communications.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 06:53am EDT

Inside the Looking Glass: The staggering pace of change

The Defense Intelligence Agency's ability to survey the world from its top-secret operations center faces a huge challenge when confronting a new phenomenon that's not yet fully understood.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 09:40am EDT

Inside the Looking Glass: A peek at the DIA's eye on the world

WTOP's J.J. Green recently was granted an exclusive look at the Defense Intelligence Agency's situation center. In this three-part series, he talks with DIA Director Michael T. Flynn about the agency's global monitoring capabilities, the threats facing the United States and the future of intelligence efforts.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 07:40am EDT

Inside the Looking Glass: Watching the world with the Defense Intelligence Agency

WTOP's J.J. Green recently was granted an exclusive look at the Defense Intelligence Agency's situation center.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 09:19am EDT

Amtrak unveils new suspicious activity text tip line

Amtrak passengers have a new way to alert police during a crisis. The Amtrak Police Department is introducing "txt-a-tip" which allows passengers and employees to report suspicious activity, crime or emergencies via SMS text messaging on their smartphones.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:34am EDT

U.S. forces preparing for trouble in Libya

Several hundred U.S. Marines are being moved into position to rapidly respond to possible violence in Libya, according to a Department of Defense official.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 05:30am EDT

Arlington Cemetery restrictions add to grief for some

The recent enforcement of a "longstanding" policy by Arlington National Cemetery has significantly curtailed what those paying their respects can leave in the cemetery to demonstrate their feelings.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 11:59am EDT

Navy considering changes to building 197

Engineering and procurement officials are quickly working on returning life at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters at the Washington Navy yard back to normal.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 10:08pm EDT

American terrorists in Syria 'going home'

Clearly and visibly troubled by the prospect of Syria's chemical weapons getting into the wrong hands, Mike Rogers, R-Mich., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee revealed, "There's over 10,000 members subscribed to al-Qaida operating in the eastern part of Syria."

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Pacific Predator Part 2: The No. 1 mission

As virtually undetectable and potent weapons, Navy subs are a key cog in the U.S. strategic defense plan. But the Maine is one of a group of ballistic missile submarines that carries an extra burden.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:46pm EDT

Pacific Predator Part 1: 'Even our bosses don't know exactly where we are'

It's a cool, crisp, bright, sunny, late July morning on the Puget Sound in Washington State. Chatter and song burst forth from Seahawks and other wildlife nestled in the spacious, pristine landscape and waterways during the drive to Keyport.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 07:29pm EDT

AQAP bomber allegedly injured in drone attack

Sources in Yemen indicate the man responsible for the underwear and printer cartridge bombs is among those injured in a U.S. drone strike on Aug. 11.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 01:01pm EDT

US scrambles to collect intelligence on al-Qaida

Al-Qaida has been rebuilding itself, little by little, despite the withering drone attacks that have killed key figures including Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki. But much of that rebuilding may be going on outside the view of the U.S. intelligence community.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 07:19am EDT
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