The Air Force on Friday relieved at least three senior officers of duty for their roles in the erroneous flight of several nuclear-armed missiles across the United States on a B-52 bomber in late-August.
The head of Blackwater USA, the private security firm implicated in a series of deadly firefights in Iraq, defended his employees' actions before a Congressional committee Tuesday, saying his firm had acted properly "at all times." Two top members of…
U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., discusses his take on some of the biggest challenges currently facing Congress, including budget debates, U.S. funding of the war in Iraq and other topics.
As the Senate continues to debate military spending in Iraq, the NewsHour presents the second of three reports on how the Defense Department decides to equip U.S. troops, continuing with a look at M-16 rifles.
More than 14,000 National Guard troops will be redeployed to Iraq next year, shortening their off-duty time, as the Defense Department implements President Bush's troop increase. The New York Times reporter who broke the story explains the development.
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