'Days of Our Lives' bad guy Joseph Mascolo dies at 87

Dec 10, 2016

'Days of Our Lives' bad guy Joseph Mascolo dies at 87

Joseph Mascolo, who played bad guy Stefano DiMera on NBC’s daytime serial “Days of Our Lives,” has died. He was 87. Mascolo, who had Alzheimer’s disease for a number of years, died Wednesday, according to a statement released by NBC on behalf of his ...

Dec 10, 2016

U.S. to continue Osprey supply drills in Okinawa despite danger protests

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to continue supply transportation drills involving Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft around Camp Hansen in the village of Ginoza, Okinawa Prefecture, despite protests from local communities. “It is necessary to continue conducting this type of training to maintain proficiency,” the Marine ...

Dec 10, 2016

Fukushima's radiation detected on Oregon's shores

Researchers say seaborne radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster has been detected on Oregon’s shores. Seawater samples from Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach indicate radiation from the nuclear disaster, but at extremely low levels not harmful to humans or the environment. Citing the Woods ...

Mattis received anonymous email in Petraeus case

Dec 10, 2016

Mattis received anonymous email in Petraeus case

President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for defense secretary was among U.S. military officials who the FBI concluded received anonymous emails from the woman whose affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus led to his downfall, The Associated Press has learned. The emails to now-retired Marine Gen. ...

Dec 10, 2016

U.S. airstrike killed militant linked to Charlie Hebdo attack

An Islamic State leader linked to the 2015 attacks at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria, U.S. military officials said Friday. Officials said Boubaker el Hakim was killed in Raqqa on Nov. 26. He is believed ...

Obama orders review of 2016 election cyberattacks

Dec 10, 2016

Obama orders review of 2016 election cyberattacks

U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyberattacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, the White House said Friday. In October, the U.S. government formally accused Russia of a ...