The Army’s conversion of Hawaii’s Stryker brigade into an infantry team is playing out in earnest with Exercise Lightning Forge, which culminated with an air assault and 100 soldiers raiding a mock terrorist stronghold Friday at this seaside facility.
North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of repeated warnings by outside governments that suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology.
The Pentagon released 198 photographs late Friday afternoon of serious injuries sustained by detainees in U.S.-run detention facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, some of which were evidence used to prosecute U.S. soldiers for abuse.
Investigators found that Capt. Brian K. Sorenson was drunk in public, used alcohol and had personal firearms aboard the USS Anzio, created a hostile work environment, used indecent language, sexually harassed female officers and misused government vehicles.
The U.S. Transportation Command has been taken to task by the Pentagon’s inspector general for a series of mistakes in its oversight of a troubled contractor hired to ship military members’ vehicles to overseas duty stations and back.
Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds.
The top U.N. human rights official began discussions with the Sri Lankan government Saturday on the measures taken by the island nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during its long civil war, as hundreds of protesters marched against the world body's involvement.
Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign ground troops entering Syria would "return home in wooden coffins," and called on rebel groups fighting a massive government offensive in the north to "come to their senses" and lay down their weapons.
European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better way to protect European borders instead of relying on EU member Greece.
The video was filmed on Jan. 23 in the multicultural British town of Luton, 30 miles north of London. Residents curse the Britain First demonstrators, threaten them and even shove them. A demonstrator calls out for Muslims "to reject the false prophet, Mohammed." The police ultimately have to step in to keep the situation from escalating.
A military prosecutor said Friday that another murder trial is warranted for a sailor – who previously served time in prison for shooting and killing his best friend – because the resulting six-month sentence was too light.
In the 18 months before launching her second presidential bid, Clinton gave nearly 100 paid speeches at banks, trade associations, charitable groups and private corporations. The appearances netted her $21.7 million. Asked in one debate — and not for the first time — about releasing transcripts of those speeches, she said: "I will look into it. I don't know the status, but I will certainly look into it."
"In the summer of 2014, my best friend, a man I'd come to love and respect during my time reporting here, was taken prisoner by the militants. We were more like brothers than friends, and I haven't heard from him since."