Articles Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Island Park Hurricane Sandy

Island Park: Suffering 2 Weeks After Hurricane Sandy

While New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unloaded food at a Waldbaum’s parking lot in Long Beach Saturday, dozens of volunteers a mile away handed out…



President Barack Obama delivers a speech from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool)

Obama: Time to Shift Attention From Wars to Home

President Barack Obama says his goal of defeating al-Qaida is within reach and that it’s time to turn the country’s attention to domestic concerns. Just…



Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad To U.N.: Holocaust an “Excuse;” 9/11 “Mysterious”

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivered a fiery tirade before the…



Maureen Murphy, mother of  Medal of Honor recipient and U.S. Navy SEAL, Lt.  Michael Murphy, christens the ship baring his name during a ceremony at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine on Saturday, May 7, 2011, what would've been Murphy's 35th birthday. The mother of a Navy SEAL from Maine killed in Afghanistan said "Happy birthday, baby" before smashing a bottle of Champagne against a Navy ship that bears her son's name. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

Fallen Long Island Navy SEAL Honored with Warship

The mother of a Navy SEAL killed in a firefight…



Anger Over Quaran Burning Spreads in Afghanistan

Anger over the burning of the Muslim holy book at a Florida church fueled a second day of deadly violence half a world away in…



Michael P. Murphy 5K Run/Walk Remembers Medal of Honor Recipient

Sunday 9.19 BETHPAGE 5K Run and Walk to Honor Lt. Michael P. Murphy @ Bethpage State Park Polo Field 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd. 516-520-2301….