Military And Defense

Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

May 23, 2018

Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system

ACLU: Misconduct claims by children are widespread at border

May 23, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union has released documents detailing widespread allegations of misconduct by U.S. border authorities toward children, including physical assault and threats of sexual abuse

US disinvites China from multinational military exercise

May 23, 2018

The Pentagon says it has disinvited China from a multinational military exercise to be held this summer in the Pacific

The Latest: China urges US to change 'negative mindset'

May 23, 2018

China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive."

Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear site

May 23, 2018

Foreign journalists have departed by train to watch the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them

Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

May 23, 2018

President Donald Trump and South Korea's Moon Jae-in are working to keep a planned summit between the U.S. and North Korea's Kim Jong Un on track

Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

May 23, 2018

U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies

The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

May 23, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea could benefit from American investment and technology if it denuclearizes

Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

May 22, 2018

A recent federal case against a Pakistani man in Maryland may send ripples through the halls of power in Washington

Senators pushing fixes for kid-on-kid sex abuse in military

May 22, 2018

Senators introduced sweeping, bipartisan legislation aimed at fixing the failures in juvenile justice in the U.S. military and its schools, as revealed by an Associated Press investigation into child-on-child sexual assaults on base