A U.S. A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft had to make an emergency landing at a remote air base threatened by the Islamic State after suffering engine failure over Iraq, the Air Force said Friday.
House lawmakers are threatening to slash Defense Department funding by about $500 million next year if Pentagon officials don’t hand over documents related to their probe into the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap.
The University of Florida suspended one of its fraternities on Friday after allegations that its members hurled drunken insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort.
Attorneys for a former CIA officer convicted of giving classified information to a reporter urged a federal judge to sentence their client in line with the terms faced by other so-called leakers — noting that David Petraeus was given mere probation.
The accidental killing of two hostages has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and families.
Key contributors to a conservative group have received a special invitation: For $50,000, they can shoot guns and hang out this June with Robert O'Neill, the former Navy SEAL credited with killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
The prospect of a U.S.-Iranian confrontation over the potential delivery of Iranian weapons to rebels in Yemen has receded, Pentagon officials said Friday.
Iraqi security forces recaptured a key bridge from Islamic State militants in the capital of Anbar province on Friday, said an Iraqi security official, as the country's top Shiite cleric renewed calls for national unity among political rivals in the face of the Islamic militant threat.
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Ex-Yemeni president tells Shiite allies to withdraw