21 Delicious Candles That Have Us Dreaming of Fall

All winter-long I pine for the bright, sunny (even sweaty) headiness of summer. But two months into “Feels like 101 degrees” weather, and I’m longing for autumn—the cool temps, chunky knit sweaters, fuzzy blankets, and heavy socks. Completing the crisp-weather picture in my head—are the deliciously cozy aromas that fall brings: spicy cinnamon, comforting vanilla,Continue reading “21 Delicious Candles That Have Us Dreaming of Fall”

Taliban Fighters Are Reportedly Using Anti-Tank Missiles to Down Afghan Helicopters

This article by Jared Keller originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedicated to military and veterans issues. Taliban fighters are increasingly targeting Afghan security forces with foreign-made anti-tank missiles, the New York Times reports, an alarming jump in firepower for the militant group that casts a shadow over Afghanistan’s fragile securityContinue reading “Taliban Fighters Are Reportedly Using Anti-Tank Missiles to Down Afghan Helicopters”

1 Marine Dead, 8 More Missing After AAV Accident Off California Coast

Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard assets are searching for eight missing troops following a deadly Marine amphibious vehicle accident that took place Thursday afternoon off the coast of southern California. The Marines, assigned to the San Diego-based 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, had been conducting a routine training exercise near San Clemente Island in coordinationContinue reading “1 Marine Dead, 8 More Missing After AAV Accident Off California Coast”

Trump Says He’ll Help with Funeral Costs for Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillen

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met Thursday with the family of a soldier who investigators say was slain on the Texas Army base where she was stationed, saying it is a “terrible story” and that he would help with funeral expenses. The family of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, whose remains were found July 2 following herContinue reading “Trump Says He’ll Help with Funeral Costs for Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillen”

Navy Esports Team to Resume Streaming on Twitch After Trolling Caused Weeklong Hiatus

The Navy is standing by its decision to block some users on its livestreaming channel where the sea service’s new esports team talks to young gamers. Goats & Glory will resume streaming on the Navy’s Twitch channel Friday night after claims that the esports team was stifling free speech by banning some commenters. Rear Adm.Continue reading “Navy Esports Team to Resume Streaming on Twitch After Trolling Caused Weeklong Hiatus”