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Looking to soothe irritated relations with Israel, America's top diplomat on Thursday pledged to support the Jewish state's security throughout separate negotiations with Iran and the Palestinians - including Israel's demand that it 'defend itself, by its
Two men who have been held without charge at the Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade have been sent back to their native Algeria as part of a renewed effort to gradually close the prison, U.S. officials said Thursday.
A US House-Senate budget committee is close to finalizing a plan on federal spending for the next two years that would provide the Pentagon and other federal agencies some relief from automatic spending cuts known as sequestration.
A Fort Hood sergeant convicted for his role in a prostitution ring involving cash-strapped female soldiers has been reprimanded and demoted.
The military services could get smaller faster under Pentagon proposals that have the support of a key senator.
A judge has doubled the bail of a registered sex offender from Berwick charged with trying to lure young girls into his vehicle after two more girls came forward.
Giving no ground, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S.
Iraqi police stormed a mall in a northern city that al-Qaida gunmen used to launch an attack on a nearby police station, killing three militants and ending an hourslong standoff as attacks elsewhere left seven dead Thursday, authorities said.
If they don't believe their parents, maybe America's teens will listen to the Pentagon's top general.
As it has every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will be tracking Santa on his whirlwind journey to deliver presents to all the good little boys and girls around the world.
The Tuition Assistance program will continue to be funded in 2014, but on Jan. 1 the Army will place new restrictions on the popular program, including a cap on the number of semester hours that can be paid for annually with TA money.
A spokesman for the Guantanamo Bay prison says the U.S. military will no longer disclose to the media and public whether prisoners are on hunger strike.
The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is the first to file a lawsuit against the government and defense contractors, alleging that officials ignored red flags about the killer's deteriorating mental health.
NATO's chief said Wednesday that President Hamid Karzai isn't the only Afghan government official who can sign a security pact so that thousands of coalition troops can stay in Afghanistan after 2014.
The planned Dec. 1 launch of a new Officer Evaluation Reporting System has been pushed to April 1 to accommodate changes to the rating form for colonels, and to introduce a new support form that will become mandatory for colonels and below next spring.
A hawkish House Republican says the United States should use tactical nuclear weapons to destroy Iranian nuclear facilities if war with the Islamic republic becomes necessary.
A judge has thrown out the votes of a World War II veteran and his wife because the envelopes containing their absentee ballots weren't sealed, retaining a central New York town supervisor candidate's one-vote lead.
The Army plans to promote 5,305 soldiers to the ranks of sergeant through sergeant major in the Regular Army in December, the second-largest monthly allocation this year.
Lawyers have reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of a Tennessee National Guard soldier who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq.