For a decade, advocates have argued commanders should be removed from deciding the fate of those accused of sexual assault in the U.S. military. But military victim advocates now say they too should be removed from the chain of command.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
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…
Trump has lashed out at congressional Republicans since the House easily voted to override his veto of the defense bill.
By Associated Press
The showdown between the outgoing president and his own Republican Party over the $2,000 checks has thrown Congress into a chaotic year-end session just days before new lawmakers are set to be sworn into office.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The final vote was 84-13, mirroring a similarly overwhelming margin in the House that, if maintained in both chambers, would be enough to override a potential veto.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the United States and South Korea have indefinitely postponed a joint military exercise in an “act of goodwill” toward North Korea.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman signed a series of agreements cementing their countries' military and economic partnerships.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is quietly seizing more control over warfighting decisions, sending hundreds more troops to war with little public debate.
By Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Saturday that Germany owes "vast sums of money" to NATO and the U.S. "must be paid more" for providing defense.
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