• Injured U.S. military veteran gets world's first penis and scrotum transplant

    LAURAN NEERGAARD , AP Medical Writer
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Saying they wanted to address "an unspoken injury of war,"...

  • Damaged cables, pipelines in Great Lakes waterway inspected

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a remotely operated underwater vehicle is getting a close-up look at electric cables damaged by what Michigan's attorney general has called a tugboat anchor strike in a channel connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. Agencies led by the U.S....

  • Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited fresh drivers following a volatile couple of months that has seen many shares take a pounding on a series of concerns, including fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China, and then recover amid...

  • Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop nuclear and missile testing. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to...

  • Today in History

    Yesterday

    Today in History Today is Monday, April 23, the 113th day of 2018. There are 252 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 23, 1968, student protesters began occupying buildings on the campus of Columbia University in New York; police put down the protests a...

  • Changes in military space put Colorado Springs at "epicenter" of revolution, leaders say

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Radical changes in how the military views space, a new system for rapidly purchasing cutting-edge technologies and a push to mine small businesses for ideas were in the spotlight at the 34th annual Space Symposium at The Broadmoor last week. Leaders say it's the biggest shift in...

  • Colorado teachers get look at Marine Corps boot camp

    By tony peck Special to The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    SAN DIEGO - Teachers, coaches and mentors from Colorado and Wyoming spent a week at boot camp this month for the 2018 Marine Corps Educators Workshop. It started with something most Marines remember with a mix of pride and stomach-churning fear - their first seconds after arriving at...

  • Military Update: Exchanges battle merger plans

    By tom philpott Military Update -by name the gazette -
    Published: Sun, Apr 22, 2018

    Defense Department officials want Congress to include in its fiscal 2019 defense policy bill new authorities to execute its plan to merge the Defense Commissary Agency with the three military exchange services under a single system of on-base stores to be called the Defense Resale...

  • Colorado Springs area military events starting April 22, 2018

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Apr 22, 2018

    THROUGH NOVEMBER "Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance" - 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., $5, $4 for seniors, military and students, free for ages 12 and younger; 632-2646, money.org. THROUGH DEC. 31 "The League of Wives:...

  • Peterson's 302nd Airlift Wing demonstrates firefighting prowess ahead of training trip

    By Tony Peck Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

    The 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base showcased its firefighting capabilities Friday before the unit heads west to train for its 25th summer battling wildfires. The wing will head to Sacramento, Calif., for a weeklong training exercise hosted by the U.S. Forest Service -...

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