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PNS Daily News - July 26, 2017 


Here’s a look at some of our stories: 20 hours of Senate legislative debate could mean the end of Obamacare; the Justice Department once again takes aim at sanctuary cities; and a push for equality as landmark legislation marks a milestone.

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Some retired admirals and generals are arguing that the switch to renewable energy is a national security issue. (Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. – Fifteen retired admirals and generals have signed a report arguing that the U.S. should protect its national security by taking the lead in advanced and renewable energy. Retired Vice Admiral and vice-chairman of the CNA's Military Advisory Board, Lee Gunn, says the timing's

Sea-level rise linked in part to climate change is forcing the Navy to raise the docks in Norfolk. (U.S.Navy)

RICHMOND, Va. -- Many in the military community are opposing the Trump administration's plans to roll back regulations to slow climate change. Trump has said he wants to roll back the Clean Power Plan carbon limits to help industries such as coal mining. But uniformed officers with an eye on nation

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., co-founder of the cyber-crime caucus and seen here using Skype, says the DNC hack could have profoundly disturbing implications. (Warner's Office)

RICHMOND, Va. — Charges the Russians may have hacked the Democratic National Committee to help Donald Trump are "extraordinarily disturbing" to Virginia Senator Mark Warner. Warner sits on the Intelligence Committee and co-founded a cyber security caucus. He said we have to be careful not to

PHOTO: About 500 kids whose parents have died while serving in the military are participating in

ARLINGTON, Va. - Once again this graduation season, some young people will be walking across the stage to accept their diplomas without a parent in the crowd, because that parent has died while serving in the military. This Memorial Day weekend, those teenagers and many other children of fallen troo

RICHMOND, Va. - The Congressional "super committee" failed to cut more than $1 trillion from the federal deficit. The debate centered on drastic spending cuts that could potentially hurt the nation's poor, working poor and elderly. However, a new report by the Institute for Policy Studies challeng

CHARLOTTTESVILLE, Va. - Despite sanctions and harsh rhetoric from the Obama Administration, when it comes to bombing Iran, most Americans say, 'Take that option right off the table.' According to a recent 60 Minutes-Vanity Fair poll, just one American in ten would support a U.S.-led attack, even if

BLACKSBURG, Va. - The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) gets underway today in Copenhagen, Denmark. Some students in Virginia are hoping the negotiations could begin weaning the world off of greenhouse-gas producing fossil fuels and toward clean energy sources. Angie De Soto is a Vi

RICHMOND, Va. - Today (Wednesday) is the eight year anniversary of the U.S. war in Afghanistan. As President Barack Obama huddles with advisers to examine strategy for the war, with requests for more troops from General Stanley McChrystal and other top military officials, its cost is also being anal

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