Three years into the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico's security situation remains tenuous – a worrisome sign for analysts and some U.S. intelligence agents, who cite corruption that continues with impunity; limited cooperation between the two countries; and a rising homicide rate.
Boston cops are scouring social media, and law enforcement agencies are flooding the Hub with extra police presence in preparation for today's Fourth of July festivities, which remain an "attractive target" for terrorists as the potential for increased threats of an Islamic State-inspired attack loom nationwide.
Three Chicago police officers, all of whom served in the military and have tattoos on their arms, filed a federal lawsuit against the department Thursday, challenging its new policy that requires uniformed officers to cover their tattoos.
Mitchell Fretwell came down from Indianapolis this weekend to help his daughter, Sherise, relocate. Ironically, the U.S. Navy veteran stumbled upon a local business where grilled hot dogs were being prepared to support putting wreaths on the graves of veterans.
It pains Charles Bauknight to see a military veteran living in a car or under a bridge. But the retired sergeant first class said for some here, that is a reality. The opportunity to help is why Bauknight finds managing The Plummer Home rewarding.
Afghanistan’s parliament on Saturday again rejected President Ashraf Ghani’s nominee for defense minister, leaving the nation’s military without a confirmed civilian head 10 months after the new administration took office.
The Pentagon is increasingly concerned about how to combat "hybrid warfare," the combination of stealth invasion, local proxy forces and international propaganda that Russia used to annex Crimea and destabilize eastern Ukraine, U.S. officials said.
The story of how Clay Bonnyman Evans tracked down his grandfather's remains is almost as incredible as 1st Lt. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman Jr.'s heroics. It involves flamethrowers, radar, drones and a cadaver dog named Buster.
U.S. officials say the massive ordnance penetrators, which have never been used in combat, are a crucial element in the White House deterrent strategy and contingency planning should diplomacy go awry and Iran seek to develop a nuclear bomb.
In the U.S., particularly since the Civil War, when soldiers leading troops into battle were shot out from under the banners they carried, flags have come to embody ideology and stir passions in ways that have few modern international equivalents, experts say.
At the event, dogs were evaluated based upon four tests of skill: obedience, agility, search and protection. The competition, which yielded a large group of spectators, erased the common myths and misconceptions surrounding service dog work.
As the men of 1776 approached their fateful break from Britain, they argued over the proper orienting ideal for government: property or happiness? When it came to the Declaration of Independence itself, happiness won.
Water levels on the Euphrates River that flows 1,700 miles from eastern Turkey through Syria and Iraq past ancient Mesopotamian lands have fallen more than half this year, withering farmers' crops and raising the risk of a wider regional conflict, Iraqi officials say.
Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.
Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century.
North Korean farmers work to pump underground water into parched fields. Instead of rice seedlings standing in flooded paddies, the baked earth is cracked. A big lake that used to supply surrounding farmland with water is almost completely dry.