Military And Defense

Trial underway for refugee who challenged NSA surveillance

May 24, 2018

The trial of a refugee from Uzbekistan charged with conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization is underway in Denver

Vet who survived wartime accident that killed son dies at 93

May 24, 2018

A U.S. Navy veteran who survived the 1969 ship collision that claimed the life of his son and later fought unsuccessfully to have the victims' names inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has died

Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

May 24, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin says North Korea had fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Q&A: Would Trump's proposed tariffs on imported autos work?

May 24, 2018

Q&A: Why Trump is considering taxing imported autos as a national security threat

The Latest: Auto workers head cautious about tariff proposal

May 24, 2018

United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams cautiously backed the U.S. decision to explore raising tariffs on imported vehicles

Border Patrol agent fatally shoots immigrant in South Texas

May 24, 2018

The U.S. Border Patrol says an agent was trying to take into custody some people whom he suspected had entered the country illegally when they attacked and he shot and killed one of them

In US House race, former Navy commander targets former SEAL

May 24, 2018

Political battle lines are forming in Virginia where a woman ex-Navy commander wants to lead Democrats in capturing a Republican congressional seat held by a former Navy SEAL

House passes $717B Pentagon policy measure

May 24, 2018

The House has passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years

Human rights an afterthought ahead of US-North Korea summit

May 24, 2018

President Donald Trump's focus for the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been on stagecraft and a nuclear deal rather than on human rights concerns

Trump: No immigration deal unless 'real wall,' good security

May 24, 2018

President Donald Trump says he opposes any immigration legislation that doesn't include "a real wall" along the Mexican border and "very strong border security."