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Nation Oct 10U.S. moves 2 British ISIS members from Syria
The two men killed a number of people including journalist James Foley and fellow Americans Steven Sotloff and Peter Kassig.
World Oct 07U.S. to step aside in Syria, clearing path for Turkish assault on Kurds
The U.S. move essentially abandons Kurdish fighters who fought alongside American forces in the yearslong battle to defeat Islamic State militants.
Politics Oct 05State Department rattled by impeachment inquiry revelations
The State Department has been deeply shaken by the rapidly escalating impeachment inquiry, as revelations that President Donald Trump enlisted diplomats to dig up dirt on a political rival threaten to tarnish its reputation as a nonpartisan arm of U.S.
World Sep 26U.S. deploys air defense systems, troops to Saudi Arabia
Two more Patriot batteries and a THAAD missile defense system will be prepared to go later if needed, and the deployment will involve about 200 troops.
World Sep 20U.S. military to give Trump several options on Iran
U.S. officials say the president will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets inside Iran, among other possible responses.
Nation Sep 17Army on track to meet enlistment goal after falling short last year
Army leaders say they expect to sign up more than 68,000 active duty soldiers for the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.
Nation Sep 03Pentagon approves military construction cash to build border wall
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
World Aug 19Pentagon conducts test of previously banned missile
The test off the coast of California on Sunday marks the resumption of an arms competition that some analysts worry could increase U.S.-Russian tensions.
Politics Jul 30WATCH: Joint Chiefs nominee accused of sexual misconduct faces Senate questioning
The hearing morning will be the first time senators will publicly question Gen. John Hyten about the charges brought by his former aide, Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser.
World Jul 292 American service members killed by Afghan soldier, U.S. officials say
U.S. Central Command confirmed that two U.S. troops were killed, but provided no details.