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Newly Released American: Videotaped "Confession" Forced By North Korea

Posted: 12/09/2013 - Merrill Newman, center, walks beside his wife Lee, left, and his son Jeffrey after arriving at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday. Newman was detained in North Korea late October at the end of a 10-day trip to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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Kansas City Air Show To Return In 2015

Posted: 12/05/2013 - The Mid-America Youth Aviation Association said in a news release that the event is planned for Aug. 22 and 23, 2015, at the Wheeler Downtown Airport. It will feature a performance from the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels aerobatics team.

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Stolen Truck Carrying Radioactive Material, Is Found

Posted: 12/04/2013 - The container that carried the cobalt-60 -- which can be used to make a so-called dirty bomb -- was found about a kilometer away from the stolen truck and had been opened, a Mexican official said.

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Military Widow Named Champion Of Character

Updated: 12/04/2013 - The Safe Streets Coalition and Topeka City of Character program recognized Melissa Jarboe for the compassion, generosity and honor she demonstrated while organizing Topeka's Veterans Day parade and a week of activities leading up to it.

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Ft. Riley Reestablishes Traditions

Posted: 12/04/2013 - Fort Riley will reestablish the time-honored military traditions of Reveille and Retreat. This re-emphasis will alter procedures for accessing and leaving the post.

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Intelligence Committee Heads: Terror Threat Rising

Posted: 12/02/2013 - The terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago, the leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees said.

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After Mistaken Landing, Cargo Pilot Was Confused

Posted: 11/22/2013 - Moments after touching down, the pilot of a cargo-hauling jumbo jet seemed confused in his exchanges with air traffic controllers who had guided his Boeing 747 toward a Kansas Air Force base.

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Nuke Troubles Run Deep; Key Officers "Burned Out"

Posted: 11/20/2013 - An unpublished study for the Air Force, obtained by The Associated Press, cites "burnout" among launch officers with their fingers on the triggers of 450 weapons of mass destruction.

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Navy Sailor, Fiancee Marry At Reno Nevada Airport

Posted: 11/20/2013 - A U.S. Navy sailor told his high school sweetheart he wanted to marry her the moment he laid eyes on her after an 11-month deployment off the coast of war-torn Syria.

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Radical Rebels Behead Wrong Man

Posted: 11/14/2013 - The victim was an anti-government fighter who'd been wounded. He apparently made reference to two revered figures in Shiite Islam. From that, members of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group assumed he was an al-Assad soldier.

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Flag Display Pays Tribute To Fallen Soldier

Posted: 11/13/2013 - Visitation was held in Wamego for 35-year-old Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest Robertson. On Wednesday, an army of volunteers set up a tribute in red, white and blue. They lined the more than mile-long route from the funeral home to the cemetery with American flags.

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4 Marines Dead In Accident At Camp Pendleton

Posted: 11/13/2013 - CBS News National Security Correspondent David Martin reported that Marines were clearing an artillery range of unexploded ordnance when four of them were killed.

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What Veterans Wish You Knew, About What They Do

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Military life "sure isn't how Hollywood portrays it," says retired Master Sgt. Mike Butler. So we invited veterans to share the one thing you should know.

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Veterans Honored Throughout The Capital City

Updated: 11/11/2013 - From university students to retirement homes, thousands more took time to remember those who have protected our nation's freedom.

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