The Philippines government has voted to extend martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, following a year in which Islamic militants shocked the nation in taking -- and holding, for several months -- pockets of a Muslim-majority city there.
The destroyer, the first to fire a shot “in anger” in Pearl Harbor at the start of the American involvement in World War II, was photographed this month at the bottom of the waters off the Philippines, where it sank in 1944.
The US Navy on Saturday identified three sailors who went missing after their plane crashed into the Philippine Sea as Lt. Steven Combs, Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Matthew Chialastri and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Bryan Grosso.
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