Regional chapters of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War gathered Saturday at the battlefield to honor the 20 Medal of Honor recipients and pay their respects to the more than 3,650 soldiers of both sides who died at Antietam.
Anti- and pro-American protesters squared off in Prague's Wenceslas Square on Saturday, a day before a large convoy of American troops was scheduled to pass through the Czech Republic on its way to Germany.
As the United States opens another front of battle in Iraq, it finds itself on the same side as an array of armed groups that not only consider the United States an old enemy but also accuse it of actively supporting Islamic State militants they are fighting on the battlefield.
A long, bloody history of conflict, double-crosses and American blood lies behind the U.S. military’s refusal to cooperate with Iraq’s Shiite militias — even if both sides now face a common enemy in the Islamic State.
Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
A day after they left their homes, each of the four boys called their families to say that they had started on 'Allah's journey', creating a panic that eventually led the families to reach out to the police.
Alexander Zhitinev, 39, and a friend, Ilya Borisov, left their families behind, lured more by the promise of $2,600 a month than by the vision of their recruiters for a return of Russia’s czarist imperial glory.
The U.S. Air Force is sending another rotation of combat aircraft to Europe to bolster security in response to the ongoing Ukraine crisis, this time tapping into the Air National Guard to support strategic interests an ocean away.
Pierre E. Saint-Fleur once earned distinction as California’s most deployed chaplain. Now, after three tours in Iraq and several decades in uniform, the Haiti native and retired California Army National Guard officer is in a different kind of fight.
The protections in place makes sense if one is trying to prevent a hijacking. It becomes a problem when the pilot turns out to be the bad guy. These events stand as a chilling reminder of how difficult it is to harden our systems entirely against attack. The human factor is always a variable for which we cannot fully account.
Unpacking my suitcase after returning from a visit last week with my mom, I almost overlooked one of the gifts I brought home. Among the treasures was one item that might not seem like much of a gift — a little blue inventory sticker.