Soldiers with the 106th Infantry Division begin digging foxholes as they prepare to take their turn on the front lines in the Ardennes Forest. The date is Dec. 13, 2014, yet it feels and looks exactly as it must have 70 years ago.
The military calls it “Whiskey 470,” a roughly 200-rectangular-mile patch of airspace over the Gulf of Mexico. Few people outside of military and aviation circles have heard of it. But last week, Floridians far inland began reporting loud booming noises likely emanating from it.
The firestorm over the choice of villain in "The Interview" signals that Hollywood may be entering a new era in which the villains that filmmakers choose to focus on — particularly foreign nationalities or sitting world leaders — will be scrutinized more closely than ever.
The Colorado Board of Health on Wednesday approved eight grant proposals totaling just over $7.6 million for studies relating to medical marijuana, including one focused on its effects in treating veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The announcement made simultaneously in Washington and Havana of renewed diplomatic ties between both nations after almost 56 years has raised many questions. Among the most prevalent: Where is Fidel Castro?
Queensland state police responding to a report of a woman with serious injuries said when they got to the house, they found the bodies of the children. The victims range in age from 18 months to 15 years.
The U.S. Embassy has already rejected a request by the Philippine government to take custody of Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, citing a provision in the Visiting Forces Agreement that gives Americans custodial rights over a U.S. servicemember facing charges while judicial proceedings are ongoing.
A Defense Department subcontractor was ordered on Wednesday to release dozens of servicemembers’ and civilians’ vehicles seized in a financial dispute between the subcontractor and its partner company.
Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 67 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.
“I can confirm that since mid-November, targeted coalition airstrikes successfully killed multiple senior and midlevel leaders within the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,” Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said in an statement.
Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to shore up the plummeting ruble and revive the economy within two years.
The Cuba lobby’s success has reflected a deep truth of American politics: Where there’s a concentrated interest on one side of an issue, and only a diffuse interest on the other, the concentrated interest wins.
An interesting perspective to take on the displays of light and sound is from above, which means the hills ringing a town and their scenic overlooks are often heavily visited on this night. Here are some of the doings planned.