Military And Defense

Report: Hawaii wasn't ready to handle missile threat alert

Feb 21, 2018

The latest report on Hawaii's missile scare says the state began testing alerts before fully a developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat

Pentagon says 'soon' on 1st Guantanamo transfer under Trump

Feb 20, 2018

The Pentagon will miss a deadline to send a prisoner from Guantanamo home to Saudi Arabia but an official says the transfer may occur soon

US acquires final land parcels for NY veterans cemetery

Feb 20, 2018

The U.S. government has acquired the two final land parcels needed for a New York veterans cemetery that will eventually ease a burden for thousands of military families

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Feb 20, 2018

Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids

Sentencing set in military vehicle contract fraud case

Feb 19, 2018

Attorneys for a Canadian man convicted of defrauding the U.S. military after being contracted to supply armored vehicles for use in Iraq are asking a federal judge for leniency

AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

Feb 19, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies absolving Russia of election meddling despite his trail of doubts about Moscow's involvement

The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

Feb 18, 2018

President Donald Trump tweeted late Saturday that his national security adviser's contention that there was Russian interference in his election victory overlooks some key details.

US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

Feb 18, 2018

U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military presence on newly built islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

Feb 17, 2018

A passenger in the vehicle that was fired on outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

Feb 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them