About 15 percent of the insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 were current or former members of the military. The military admits it has an extremism problem, but advocates say it hasn’t taken the necessary steps to tackle…
By Nick Schifrin, Sam Lane, Maea Lenei Buhre
The U.S. and Russia on Wednesday extended the only remaining treaty that limits the deployment of nuclear weapons. But did the agreement go far enough? Rose Gottemoeller, a distinguished lecturer at Stanford University who served as undersecretary of state for…
The confirmation of Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as the first Black secretary of defense is a milestone. Nick Schifrin reports on how it also spotlights the racial disparities at the highest level of the military ranks.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
The U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs operates the nation's biggest hospital system, serving millions of former service members around the county. But according to a series of investigative reports in ProPublica, that system has suffered badly during the pandemic, and…
A tribute to American service personnel killed in combat during U.S. military operations overseas.
By Martha Mendoza, Garance Burke, Associated Press
The AP was unable to quantify how many men and women who enlisted through the special recruitment program have been booted from the Army, but immigration attorneys say they know of more than 40 who have been discharged or whose…
The NewsHour continues a Christmas tradition by asking members of the U.S. military to sing and perform a holiday song. This year, musicians from the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard present "Carol of the Bells."…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
The Pentagon says three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded Saturday in eastern Afghanistan.
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