United States Navy
The New York Times picked up the most awards as the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced virtually on May 4 owing to the coronavirus outbreak.
Prize board administrator Dana Canedy declared the winners from her living room via a livestream on YouTube rather than at a ceremony at New York's Columbia University.
The Pentagon has officially released three short videos showing "unidentified aerial phenomena" previously released by a private company. The videos show unidentified flying objects moving fast and recorded by infrared cameras. Two of the materials contain voices of people who respond with wonder at how fast the objects move. There is also the suggestion that this may be a drone.
U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier departed the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier to raucous cheers from his crew after being fired for raising the alarm on the spread of the coronavirus on the ship.
The vast outpouring of support for the dismissed captain was captured on video by those on or near the ship who recorded as the crew yelled his name in between unison claps.
Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American.
Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arrested Thursday on the island of Mykonos in response to a warrant from Germany.
The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG-74) is seen in the Thermaic Gulf in Thessaloniki on Saturday. The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, which arrived in the northern port city on Friday, will remain docked there for a couple of days before returning to her homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, Commander Rusty J.
The United States and 11 NATO allies began their participation in the nine-day Breeze 19, a maritime exercise hosted by Bulgaria that included three U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft.
The exercise began Friday and is scheduled to conclude on July 21 near Varna in the Black Sea, according to a Naval news release Monday.