Military And Defense

Payment dispute keeps vet from using prosthetic legs

Jan 10, 2020

An Army veteran in Mississippi who served in Vietnam and Iraq says a dispute over payments has left him unable to use a pair of expensive prosthetic legs

US official confirms airstrikes at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops

Jan 8, 2020

US official confirms airstrikes at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops

US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal after drone strike

Jan 7, 2020

United States officials are braced for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general

Bolton willing to testify in impeachment trial if subpoenaed

Jan 6, 2020

Former Trump national security adviser John Bolton says he is “prepared to testify” if he is subpoenaed by the Senate in its impeachment trial

Trump warns of sanctions if Iraq tries to expel U.S. troops

Jan 6, 2020

President Donald Trump has warned that the U.S. would levy harsh sanctions if Iraq expels American troops in retaliation for a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian official

US strikes hit Iraq militia blamed in contractor's death

Dec 29, 2019

The U.S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor

Space Force will start small but let Trump claim a big win

Dec 20, 2019

The Trump administration is celebrating the launching of Space Force, the first new military service in more than 70 years

Administration seeks to bar convicted immigrants from asylum

Dec 18, 2019

Immigrants convicted of a felony or of illegally reentering the U.S. or driving drunk will be barred from claiming asylum under a proposed regulation announced by the Trump administration

House passes $1.4T government spending bill amid impeachment

Dec 18, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence

Senate Trump impeachment trial in focus ahead of House vote

Dec 16, 2019

Senate Democrats are pushing for testimony from top White House officials during the rare impeachment trial that seems all but certain for President Donald Trump