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The Pentagon Must Rethink Its Outdated Security Theory, Independent Review Finds

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent review triggered by the Washington Navy Yard killings last year says threats to Defense Department personnel and fa...

Senate To Examine Security Clearances In Wake Of Navy Yard Shooting

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say they are retooling aspects of the nation's security clearance system, including the process of...

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert David Jaffee

Given that my talk was on "Men, Mental Illness and Suicide," it struck me as a sad yet predictable irony that only one man attended the event.

Man Misidentified As DC Shooter Was Family Friends With Victim

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 09.24.2013 | Crime

McLEAN, Va. -- A week ago, Rollie Chance was working the phones, worried that some of his friends at the Washington Navy Yard may have been killed in ...

USS Sequoia Cruises to Washington Navy Yard

Connie Lawn | Posted 11.24.2013 | DC
Connie Lawn

A very special moment of silence was held on board the former presidential yacht Sequoia on September 23.

Obama: 'We Cannot Accept This'

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by urging Americans not to give up o...

Sam Stein

Rollie Chance, Wrongly Suspected Navy Yard Shooter: 'This Must Be A Joke'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No one knows what it's like to be a dead mass murderer. But for about 20 minutes on Monday, Rollie Chance got about as close to that exp...

TELL US: Which Is More Pressing: Mental Health Legislation Or Gun Control?

Posted 09.19.2013 | Black Voices

When gunfire erupted at the Washington, D.C. navy yard on Monday, so did the debate over our nation's gun control policies, legislation which allowed ...

The Worst Work of Journalism

Brian Rooney | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media
Brian Rooney

This week at least a hundred reporters are doing the worst work of journalism. They are making phone calls and knocking on the doors of spouses, famil...

Obama To Attend Memorial Service For Navy Yard Shooting Victims

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service on Sunday for victims of the Navy Yard shooting. Twelve people were killed Monday by 34-year-...

Arin Greenwood

Wary Workers Return To A Quiet Navy Yard Neighborhood

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

The Washington Navy Yard building where 12 people were killed by alleged gunman Aaron Alexis on Monday was still cordoned off with crime scene tape a ...

Obama: Gun Control Won't Happen Without Congress

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If voters want significant gun legislation to get passed in the wake of the nation's latest mass shooting, a Monday massacre at the Wash...

Jennifer Bendery

Navy Yard Victim 'Was A Good Person'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WALDORF, Md. -- It’s not every day you meet someone who, just for the love of it, works the night shift at Walmart. After all, Sylvia Frasier alr...

Michael McAuliff

Widow: Navy Yard Victim Was 'Just An Awesome Human Being'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

DERWOOD, Md. -- Whatever motivated suspected Washington Navy Yard killer Aaron Alexis's murderous rampage, it was exactly the opposite of what drove o...

Committee Seeks Records On Suspected Navy Yard Shooter

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee is seeking details about any VA health care or other services provided to the susp...

Ryan Grim

'Why Are We So Tolerant Toward Violence?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Tuesday that he will revisit the idea of passing gun safety legislation in the wake of Monday's mass sho...

David Wood

Aaron Alexis Enlisted In Navy During Period Of Criminal Record Waivers

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Alleged Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was able to enlist in the Navy in 2007, despite an earlier shooting incident in which he claimed to ...

Jason Cherkis

Navy Yard Shooting Victim Was An Immigrant Devoted To U.S. Ideals

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Vishnu B. Pandit, 61, wasn’t just an engineer and suburban family man, says M. Nuns Jain, a friend from their days at a Calcutta univer...

Complete Victim List Released

Posted 09.17.2013 | Crime

Authorities have released the names of the remaining five unidentified victims who died Monday in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. O...

MAP: Washington Navy Yard Shooting Area

Posted 12.18.2013 | Crime

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Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff In Wake Of Navy Yard Shooting

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House, all public buildings and all military and naval posts, stations and vessels to be flown at ha...

Jason Cherkis

Aaron Alexis, Suspected Navy Yard Shooter, Had A Shooting Incident In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Aaron Alexis, the suspect in the shooting deaths of at least 12 individuals at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, was a relativ...

Senate In Lockdown While Potential Navy Yard Suspect Sought

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

BY LAURIE KELLMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Senate officials say no one is being allowed in or out of Senate buildings while authorities...

Senate Postpones Votes After Navy Yard Shooting

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is postponing scheduled votes until Tuesday in response to the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Moments after th...

Biden Speaks Out On Navy Yard Shooting

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Vice President Joe Biden says a shooting Monday at the Washington Navy Yard is a "God-awful reminder" of the need for Americans to st...