WASHINGTON — The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday.
By Corinne Segal
Set it on fire. Put it in a blender. Toast it with some Bagel Bites. These are just some of the ways Graham destroys a phone in a video by the conservative news website IJReview, created after presidential hopeful Donald…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Sen. John McCain said Monday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn't need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans he's sorry.
By Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized Arizona Sen. John McCain's military record Saturday, saying he was a "war hero because he was captured."…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, the government of Afghanistan confirmed it has engaged in direct, face-to-face talks with the Taliban, its first formal encounter since 2001. Also, the U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State was heavily criticized by Senate…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
After two unsuccessful presidential bids, the 78-year-old former Navy pilot and Vietnam prisoner of war has rebounded as the chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee. The post gives the Arizona Republican a significant say on national security -…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday will renew his call for Congress to pass cyber security legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government and protects them from potential lawsuits if they do.
By Domenico Montanaro
In many ways, the two sides were talking past each other Tuesday with the release of the CIA interrogation report. Democrats, and those like Republican Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who don't support the harsh tactics of the Bush administration CIA,…
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins and Simone Pathe
Negotiators in the House and Senate unveiled a $1.012 trillion spending bill Tuesday night that would fund most of the government through September 2015. So what’s in the deal? We have a quick breakdown.
For all the talk about partisan gridlock, senators from both sides of the aisle can agree on at least three things: life, liberty and the pursuit of televised football.
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