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A day after President Trump said he had called off a planned airstrike against Iran shortly before it was due to occur, governments of both countries were preoccupied with the conflict, which represents the closest Iran and the United States…
Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., is the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and one of the key lawmakers to be briefed by the White House on the administration’s options for dealing with Iran. He talks to Judy Woodruff…
President Trump caused a flurry by announcing he canceled a planned military strike on Iran only minutes before it was scheduled to occur. Will the U.S. will be seen as weak or indecisive as a result? Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho,…
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. military said that airstrikes over Somalia killed 62 members of the Islamist group al-Shabab and prevented a major terrorist attack. A U.S. air campaign across the horn of Africa has intensified under President…
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
The Western airstrikes targeting suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military says an airstrike killed four al-Shabab militants near Somalia’s capital. Also, the deep freeze that has gripped half the country set records from Arkansas to Maine. The town of Watertown, New York,…
Syrian officials on Saturday surveyed the damage caused by recent U.S. military strikes on a government airfield that were in retaliation to a chemical attack on Syrian civilians. American officials also threatened new sanctions against the country. For more on…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Donald Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president.
In our news wrap Monday, on the second night of protests in Milwaukee, an 18-year-old was shot and seriously injured. The protests were in response to the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith, a black man authorities say was carrying a…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan.
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