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Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

President-elect Donald Trump has asked roughly 50 senior Obama administration appointees to remain i…

1 more day: Obama in his final hours in the White House

Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Ob…

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursd…

Marine Corps issues guidance for participation in inauguration events

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump this Friday, the Marine Corps has set ground r…

Carter: More U.S. troops will not fix Iraq or Syria

Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the I…

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Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department,…

Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

President-elect Donald Trump has asked roughly 50 senior Obama administration appointees to remain i…

1 more day: Obama in his final hours in the White House

Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Ob…

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursd…

Marine Corps issues guidance for participation in inauguration events

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump this Friday, the Marine Corps has set ground r…

Carter: More U.S. troops will not fix Iraq or Syria

Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the I…

Jordan boosts border forces amid ISIS threat from Iraq, Syria

A senior Jordanian military commander says the kingdom faces a growing threat to its border as Islam…

VA to start offering IVF services to veterans this spring

Congress approved the change last fall, to bring VA services in line with Defense Department offerin…

Air Force readiness under stress

The readiness of the Air Force to achieve the country’s tactical and strategic goals is at risk and…

Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbi…

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Chelsea Manning's prison term

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicte…

On Russia, Trump's UN pick Nikki Haley breaks ranks with the boss

The South Carolina governor told lawmakers Wednesday “I don’t think we can trust them.”

Haley supports moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley declared her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel…

Former Tomah VA doctor — the 'Candy Man' — surrenders medical license

A former Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center doctor accused of overprescribing opioids has…

Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker…

Iraqi PM wants full disclosure about 2003 U.S.-led invasion

Iraq's prime minister is demanding full disclosure about events surrounding the 2003 U.S.-led invasi…

Senate panel approves Mattis for defense post

The Senate Armed Services Committee has overwhelmingly approved President-elect Donald Trump's pick…

Caroline Kennedy boosted U.S.-Japan ties as U.S. ambassador

Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was…

Congresswoman Gabbard makes unannounced trip to Syria

Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has made an unannounced trip to Syria and Lebanon, traveling to the re…

Russia, Turkey join in airstrikes on ISIS in northern Syria

The Russian military says it has teamed up with Turkey to conduct joint airstrikes against an Islami…

VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

The veterans group wants action on the issue of "bad paper" discharges before the president leaves o…

Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mo…

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara Bush hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hos…

Russia extends residence permit for Snowden

Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden…

U.S. increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

The U.S. Air Force is increasing airdrops of weapons, ammunition and other equipment to a growing nu…

Chelsea Manning's incredible journey from leaker to transgender crusader

Convicted national-security secret leaker Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning became the most visible face of…

U.S. forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria

American aircraft have hit at least four targets in the vicinity of al Bab, where Turkish units have…

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, pardons Gen. James Cartwright

Chelsea Manning, Dwight Loving, and James Cartwright all received lessened sentences from President…

Top NATO general echoes Trump's 'obsolete' criticism

A top NATO general is conceding that parts of the military alliance need to be brought up to date fo…

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' ISIS ties

The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told…

Iran's president welcomes Syria talks planned for next week

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that he hopes talks planned for next week can mark the…

Lithuania signs agreement with U.S. on troop deployment

Lithuania on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United States formalizing the presence of U.S. tro…

Iraqi troops capture historic Mosul mosque destroyed by ISIS

Iraqi forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after driving Islamic State…

Russia hopes for pragmatic dialogue with U.S. under Trump

Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once…