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By Lolita C. Baldor, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Reciprocal Access Agreement is Japan's first with a European nation and allows the two countries to hold joint military exercises. The British government said the defense agreement "cements our commitment to the Indo-Pacific" region.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Japan on Friday adopted a national security strategy declaring plans to possess preemptive strike capability and cruise missiles within years to give itself more offensive footing against threats from neighboring China, Russia and North Korea.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
The vote was 420-9. Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro said the bill "demonstrates Congress's commitment to our friend and ally Israel is bipartisan and ironclad."…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
His plan is to pull out all American forces — numbering 2,500 now — by this Sept. 11, the anniversary of the attacks, which were coordinated from Afghanistan.
By Aamer Madhani, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
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.
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…
By Associated Press
Trump has lashed out at congressional Republicans since the House easily voted to override his veto of the defense bill.
By Lisa Mascaro, 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 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.
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