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Politics May 17WATCH: Trump tells North Korea’s Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow
The president said that if Kim were to agree to denuclearize, "he'll get protections that would be very strong."…
Politics May 10Pentagon report finds multiple failures leading to Niger attack
Defense officials said they will lay out Thursday how the mission in Niger unfolded and led to the gruesome ambush, and then explain what is being done to correct the problems brought to light by the incident.
Nation May 02More than a year after photo-sharing scandal, Marines say they’ve investigated 130 for online misconduct
More than a year after a nude-photo-sharing scandal rocked the Marine Corps, the service has investigated about 130 individuals for online misconduct, ranging from sexual harassment and bullying to revenge porn. Nearly 60 faced some type of punishment.
Nation Apr 26Mattis calls on Defense Department to do more on sexual assault in the military
In a memo released Thursday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that officers and commanders must act as substitute parents for their young troops, charging leaders to "use their authority and force of personality to prevent and eliminate sexual assault from…
Nation Apr 25Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent in 2017
The overall increase was fueled by a nearly 15-percent surge in sexual assault reports in the Marine Corps, according to officials familiar with the data.
Politics Mar 29Pentagon silent on transgender policy released last week
Nearly a week after the Pentagon publicly posted its new recommended policy on transgender troops, the department's chief spokeswoman refused to clarify portions of the memo.
World Mar 06Deadly Niger mission lacked proper senior approval, investigation finds
A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members also concludes with no single point of failure leading to the Niger attack, several U.S. officials familiar with the report said.
Politics Feb 17Meddling ‘incontrovertible’ to U.S., ‘just blabber’ to Russia
Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs Saturday in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
World Feb 11U.S. wants foreign fighters in Syria to face justice at home
The United States is urging allied nations to help deal with the growing number of foreign fighters that are being held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
Politics Feb 08‘Dreamers’ in the military won’t face deportation, Mattis says
Previously, U.S. officials have said the military members' DACA status wasn't clear. But on Thursday Mattis said flatly it's not a problem.