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Senate confirms Trump's pick to run the CIA

The Senate on Monday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to run the CIA despite some Democrat…

7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery in Rhode Island

Seven people were buried in the wrong graves at a veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one ro…

James Mattis has chosen these two admirals to be his top advisers at the Pentagon

The new defense secretary named Rear Adm. Craig Faller his senior military adviser and retired Rear…

White House opens door to cooperation with Russia in Syria

The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to co…

Advocacy group asks Mattis to back military families, fill key DoD jobs fast

Military families will look to Defense Secretary James Mattis to ease some of the hardship caused by…

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Senate confirms Trump's pick to run the CIA

The Senate on Monday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to run the CIA despite some Democrat…

7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery in Rhode Island

Seven people were buried in the wrong graves at a veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one ro…

James Mattis has chosen these two admirals to be his top advisers at the Pentagon

The new defense secretary named Rear Adm. Craig Faller his senior military adviser and retired Rear…

White House opens door to cooperation with Russia in Syria

The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to co…

Advocacy group asks Mattis to back military families, fill key DoD jobs fast

Military families will look to Defense Secretary James Mattis to ease some of the hardship caused by…

Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in Mosul

Iraq's prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other a…

Tillerson heading for confirmation as secretary of state

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state headed for approval in a key Senate committe…

Pentagon denies Russia's claims it joined U.S.-led coalition in anti-ISIS airstrikes

The U.S. says Russia's claim that its warplanes flew a joint mission over Syria with the U.S.-led co…

Trump's win doesn't instantly solve defense budget problems, analysts warn

Spending caps are still in place for several more years, and a congressional repeal still faces hurd…

Report: Army ground combat systems are becoming Cold War relics

The core of the U.S. Army’s ground combat systems is under threat of being seriously outmoded by for…

Syria talks focused on cease-fire get underway in Kazakhstan

Syria talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran and aimed at bolstering a shaky cease-fire in place…

Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and…

Trump's 'war with the media' raises questions of trust

Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over th…

Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in Senate

Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, saw his prospect…

Little is known on status of U.S. student held in North Korea

There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained in N…

Missile failure off Florida? British leader won't say

The British government is being accused of concealing the failure of an unarmed ballistic missile la…

Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-Qaida in Yemen

Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's southwestern B…

Dalai Lama hopes President Trump, Putin will work for peace

The Dalai Lama said he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will w…

UK's May to discuss trade, NATO in White House with Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of…

Commentary: Reliable power essential to military readiness

It’s time we looked at power generation and transmission much the same way we view energy policy gen…

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its cover…

George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, continue to recover from illnesses

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, continued to improve Saturday as they recov…

Report: ISIS lost a quarter of its territory in 2016

Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an arra…

Kremlin hopes for rapport with U.S., but recognizes differences will stay

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President…

U.S. envoy to attend Syria talks in Kazakhstan

The State Department says the American ambassador to Kazakhstan will represent the United States at…

In memo, Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

The message was distributed to the Defense Department after the popular retired Marine general was s…

George H.W. and Barbara Bush improving after health issues

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says doctors have removed Bush's breathing tube an…

Trump takes over as commander in chief, promising to restore military strength

The new president referenced changes in overseas defense spending and foreign alliances in his inaug…

Read President Trump's inaugural address

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U.S. airstrike said to kill 100-plus al-Qaida in Syria

U.S. warplanes bombed an al-Qaida training camp in Syria, killing more than 100 militants, marking t…

Marine helicopter makes unplanned landing on Okinawa

The pilots landed the AH-1Z after getting a cockpit warning indication.

Five flyovers of military aircraft slated for Inauguration Day

The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard will each have four aircraft fly over the pa…

Who is in charge at the Pentagon after inauguration?

Transition officials announced a host of temporary appointees to keep defense operations running whi…

Judge hints at trial for lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation

Psychologists who designed the CIA's harsh interrogation methods for the war on terror want a lawsui…