AP Interview: Gates sees no bar to lifting gay ban
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that he sees no roadblocks to ending the ban on openly gay military service, and if the top officers of each service recommend moving ahead on the repeal before the end of the month, he will endorse it.
Gates: NATO alliance future could be 'dim, dismal'
BRUSSELS — In a stern rebuke, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Friday that the future of the historic NATO military alliance is at risk because of European penny-pinching and distaste for front-line combat.
Smith: Pearly Gates' heavenly food
ALBANY — Though I had been to Albany’s popular eatery called Pearly’s before, I stopped in there recently and was attracted to a simple marquee on the napkin dispenser at my table.
Gates: China moving fast on new weapons
BEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says China's rapidly developing defense capabilities are worrisome to the United States.
Gates, Anderson tied with Summerhays at midway point of Athens Classic
As expected, the wind picked up and the greens sped up, but the top of the standings retained its familiar look.
Gates a good get
Da'Rick Rogers' switch from a Georgia commitment to a Tennessee signee may have created the biggest wave last week, but the Calhoun receiver was hardly the only recruiting defection that impacted the Bulldogs.
Johnson: Harvard prof provides 'teachable moment'
Last week's arrest of prominent African-American scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. at his Harvard-leased home by a white Cambridge, Mass., police sergeant has sparked an intense national debate on racial profiling, placing the distrust of minorities toward law enforcement at the center of the dispute.