Military And Defense

The Latest: Another lawsuit filed against Trump border wall

Feb 20, 2019

The Trump administration is facing another lawsuit over the president's emergency declaration to build a border wall

Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force

Feb 19, 2019

Trump has directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted

Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

Feb 19, 2019

Trump says he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, adds he's in no rush

New legislation bans Russian soldiers from using smartphones

Feb 19, 2019

Russian lawmakers have approved a bill prohibiting military personnel from using smartphones on duty, a move intended to block leaks of sensitive information on social media

Ex-diplomat says North Korean leader won't give up nukes

Feb 19, 2019

A former North Korean diplomat says leader Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons and sees his upcoming second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump as a chance to cement his country's status as a nuclear weapons state

Latest: California sues Trump over emergency declaration

Feb 19, 2019

California's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border

China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

Feb 19, 2019

The foreign ministers of China and Iran are meeting amid efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran

NY joins lawsuit challenging Trump's border wall declaration

Feb 19, 2019

New York is joining California and 14 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration

Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

Feb 18, 2019

For Beto O'Rourke, the border wall is an up-close-and-personal issue, laden with nuance, as he eyes presidential race

Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Feb 18, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize