President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced on Twitter that transgender people would not be allowed to serve in the military “in any capacity,” contradicting present policy and bringing confusion and uncertainty for trans soldiers who are currently serving.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the U.S. armed forces.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi joined other members of her party in voicing objections after veterans expressed concerns about cuts to other parts of the VA.
By PBS NewsHour
"Bombs in our Backyard," a new investigative series from ProPublica, looks at how the Pentagon’s disposal of military waste has created thousands of toxic sites in the United States. Abrahm Lustgarten, who reported the story for ProPublica, joins Hari Sreenivasan…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump helped commission the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday and declared that the most advanced aircraft carrier to join the Navy will cause America's enemies to "shake with fear."…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration is still trying to get right what he calls "the big ideas" for a new Afghanistan war strategy. Mattis was asked what is holding up the administration's strategy review at an impromptu…
By Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Republican leaders have revised their health care bill in an increasingly desperate effort to deliver on seven years of promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's overhaul.
By Joshua Barajas
Sixteen people are dead after a Marine Corps tanker crashed Monday in a field in northern Mississippi, officials said Tuesday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The delay in allowing the enlistment of new recruits does not affect transgender troops who are already serving openly in the military.
By Matthew Pennington and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations.
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