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World Oct 27U.S. defense chief: Killing of writer is threat to stability
The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “undermines regional stability” and the U.S. State Department plans to take further action in response to the killing, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.
Politics Aug 20John Brennan gets offers for legal action after Trump revokes his security clearance
Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.
Politics Aug 17Trump nixes $92 million parade, says 2019 costs will be ‘WAY DOWN’
President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the…
Politics Aug 09WATCH: Vice President Pence outlines Trump’s proposed Space Force
Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020.
Nation Aug 06Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other location-sharing apps
Concerns about exercise trackers and other electronic devices came to a head in January in the wake of revelations that an interactive, online map was pinpointing troop locations, bases and other sensitive areas around the world.
World Jul 28Return of possible remains marks 1st step in Korea diplomacy
President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday for "fulfilling a promise" to return the remains of U.S. soldiers missing from the Korean War, as a U.S. military plane made a rare trip into North Korea…
World Jul 02U.S. plans for dismantling North Korea’s nuclear weapons may face resistance
The United States has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year, President Donald Trump's national security adviser said, although U.S. intelligence reported signs that Pyongyang doesn't intend…
Nation Jun 25Migrant detainees to be housed at 2 military bases in Texas, Mattis says
The Trump administration has chosen an Army base and an Air Force base, both in Texas, to house detained migrants swept up in the federal government's crackdown on illegal immigration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
World Jun 18Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea
The Pentagon on Monday formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Politics Jun 01Pentagon to take over security clearance checks for federal government
The change aims to fix a system whose weaknesses were exposed by the case of a Navy contractor who gunned down a dozen people at Washington's Navy Yard in 2013.