Military And Defense

Seoul: North Korea launches 2 short-range ballistic missiles

Jul 31, 2019

South Korea's military says North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles in its second weapons test in less than a week

Pentagon nominee denies sexual misconduct allegations

Jul 30, 2019

The Air Force general nominated to become the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will go before the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

APNewsBreak: US issues hacking alert for small planes

Jul 30, 2019

APNewsBreak: DHS issues security alert that says small planes are vulnerable to hackers with physical access

Philippine defense chief hits China for South China Sea acts

Jul 30, 2019

The Philippine defense chief has criticized China for what he says are bullying actions in the South China Sea and says Beijing's peaceful assurances contrast with its behavior in the contested sea

Smugglers offer cash to troops, others to drive migrants

Jul 27, 2019

U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers lure troops, police and others with offers of quick cash if they drive migrants on short jaunts through a heavily secured US border zone near San Diego.

Supreme Court clears way for Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds for border wall construction

Jul 26, 2019

Supreme Court clears way for Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds for border wall construction

US officials: Iran test-launched a medium-range missile

Jul 26, 2019

U.S. officials say Iran test-launched a medium-range ballistic missile, continuing a program criticized by the U.S. and other nations

N. Korea says missile test was warning to South 'warmongers'

Jul 26, 2019

North Korea says its test of a new missile the previous day were meant as a "solemn warning" over South Korea's weapons development and its joint military drills with the United States

The Latest: House passes bipartisan budget and debt deal

Jul 26, 2019

A hard-won, bipartisan budget and debt compromise between President Donald Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi has easily passed the House

North Korea fires new type of short-range ballistic missiles

Jul 25, 2019

North Korea fired a new type of short-range ballistic missile into the sea in its first weapons launches in more than two months