Military And Defense

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

APNewsBreak: 2016 report put Quincy plumbing fix at $8M

Feb 16, 2018

A report obtained by The Associated Press shows engineers told Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration in 2016 that replacing problematic plumbing at a veterans' home beset by Legionnaires' disease would cost $8 million.

VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

Feb 16, 2018

The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European trip at taxpayer expense

USS Cole attack case now on indefinite hold at Guantanamo

Feb 16, 2018

A military judge has placed an indefinite hold on proceedings at the Guantanamo Bay naval base against a Saudi accused in the attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 American sailors in 2000

Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

Feb 16, 2018

Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports