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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.
Nation Feb 07Sexual assault reports double at West Point
It's the fourth year in a row that sexual assault reports increased at the school in West Point, New York.
World Jan 19China, Russia now outpace the threat of terrorism, Pentagon says
China's expanding military and Russia's increasing aggression are bigger U.S. national security priorities than terrorism, the Pentagon said Friday.
Nation Jan 16Navy to file homicide charges against 2 commanders over fatal ship collisions last year
The charges are to be presented at what the military calls an Article 32 hearing, which will determine whether the accused are court-martialed.
World Jan 02Top U.S. commander wants a more aggressive Afghan push this year
It's all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now entering its 17th year.
Politics Dec 18U.S. soldier fought to the end after Niger ambush, report says
A military investigation has concluded that Johnson wasn't captured alive or killed at close range, dispelling a swirl of rumors about how he died.
Politics Dec 11Pentagon will allow transgender people to enlist in the military starting Jan. 1
The new policy reflects growing legal pressure on the issue, and the difficult hurdles the federal government would have to cross to enforce Trump's demand to ban transgender individuals from the military.
Nation Dec 02Army issuing more waivers for recruits who used marijuana
As more states lessen or eliminate marijuana penalties, the Army is granting hundreds of waivers to enlist people who used the drug in their youth — as long as they realize they can’t do so again in the military.