U.S. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, one of three Americans hailed as a hero after helping thwart a gunman on a Paris-bound train in August, was stabbed early Thursday morning in Sacramento, Calif., during an alcohol-related fight, police said.
The United States’ long and often troubled effort to train and equip foreign forces was thrust back into the spotlight Thursday, when House lawmakers weary of the Afghanistan war pushed back against calls to keep troops there.
A Green Beret who may be pushed out of the Army for beating up an alleged child rapist sees a parallel between the U.S. military's failure to stop child rape in Afghanistan and a scandal at home: The abuse of children in the Penn State University football program.
Satellite imagery shows North Korea has erected a tented city and mobilized hundreds of trucks and armored vehicles in preparation for a massive parade marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling party.
The men's remains were recovered in 2014, but a jurisdictional shift delayed the identification of the victims, prompting much criticism, including letters from Alaska, Missouri, and Florida legislators.
Russia's military moves in Syria are fundamentally changing the face of the country's civil war, putting President Bashar al-Assad back on his feet, and may complicate the Obama administration's plans to expand its air operations against the Islamic State.