Military And Defense

The Latest: Trump hears from Georgia farmers on hurricane

Oct 16, 2018

President Donald Trump has heard from Georgia farmers whose crops were wiped out by Hurricane Michael

West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

Oct 15, 2018

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast federal properties including military installations as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia

The Latest: Governor: Coal export idea is 'harebrained' plan

Oct 15, 2018

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says the Trump administration's idea to use military bases or other federal properties to export fossil fuels to Asia would undermine national security and state rights

Trump administration eyes military bases, federal facilities for coal, gas exports after states block West Coast ports

Oct 15, 2018

Trump administration eyes military bases, federal facilities for coal, gas exports after states block West Coast ports

Mattis trip to Vietnam aimed at countering China's influence

Oct 15, 2018

Defense Secretary Mattis's return visit to Vietnam comes as US seeks to counter China's influence in Asia

Trump touts good relations with 'sort of a Democrat' Mattis

Oct 15, 2018

President Donald Trump says he has a "very good relationship" with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis even though he thinks the Pentagon chief is "sort of a Democrat."

NYC Democrat joins wave of veterans aiming to flip the House

Oct 14, 2018

An Army veteran running against the only Republican Congress member from New York City is part of a wave of Democrats with military experience running in next month's midterm elections

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

Oct 14, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making his second trip this year to Vietnam, demonstrating how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China's military assertiveness by cozying up to smaller nations in the region

The Latest: Freed pastor prays for Trump in Oval Office

Oct 13, 2018

American pastor Andrew Brunson, recently freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey, has asked God for "supernatural wisdom" for President Donald Trump.

Congress heads toward postelection fight over border wall

Oct 13, 2018

Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border