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Explosive Device Found In Calif. Town

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.17.2014 | Crime

Hundreds of people were evacuated in Solvang, Calif., on Wednesday evening after an explosive device was found in the downtown area. The Santa Bar...

Supreme Court Rules Against Anti-War Protester

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday against an anti-war activist who was barred from a protest area near the main gate at a ...

Rocket Carrying Secret Payload Launches

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central Calif...

Supreme Court Weighing Protest Ban At Air Force Base

AP | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems likely to reinstate the trespassing conviction of a man who was caught protesting military activities in a...

Satellite Launch Scrubbed After Major Glitch

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 06.26.2013 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — NASA has delayed the launch of a sun-observing satellite by a day so that technicians can restore power to launc...

California Base Launches Intercontinental Missile

AP | Posted 05.22.2013 | San Francisco

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base on Wednesday, a ...

Korea Tensions Delay U.S. Missile Test, Washington Testimony

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

BAGRAM, Afghanistan — The top U.S. military officer said Sunday the Pentagon had bolstered its missile defenses and taken other steps because he...

World's Unluckiest Pot Smugglers Crash On U.S. Air Force Base

Posted 03.08.2013 | Los Angeles

It appears that drug smugglers crashed a boat full of at least $1 million worth of marijuana onto the third-largest air force base in the U.S. The ...

Rocket Carrying Top Secret Payload Launches

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A rocket carrying a top-secret payload blasted off Tuesday from the California coast. The Delta IV rocket lifted...

Secret Spaceplane Landing Postponed By Air Force

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A secretive unmanned space plane is staying in orbit a little longer. The experimental Air Force craft has been ...

NASA To Launch New Earth-Observing Satellite

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- After a five-year delay, an Earth-observing satellite will be launched to test new technologies aimed at improving weather forecasts an...

WATCH: Defense Agency Releases Video Of Mach 20 Glider Flight

AP/The Huffington Post | By JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 10.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) -- An unmanned glider streaks over the Pacific Ocean at 20 times the speed of sound in a video released Thursday by a U...

Tallest Rocket Ever Launched From Vandenberg

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The largest rocket ever launched from the West Coast blasted off Thursday with a classified defense satellit...

Spy Satellite Launches From Vandenberg

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A rocket carrying classified satellite cargo has been successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base o...

James Kent Barbee: California Man Pleads Guilty To Posing As Navy Officer, Military Donation Scam

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A California man who posed as a military officer and sought donations that he claimed would help wounded veterans pleaded guilty M...