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Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.


Philippines has ‘serious concerns’ about Beijing bombers in South China Sea

The Philippines has expressed “serious concerns” and vowed to take “appropriate diplomatic action” over Chinese long-range bombers operating in disputed parts of the South China Sea.


Soldier drowns after saving child at Texas lake

A North Texas man drowned while saving a young child at Lake Ray Roberts in Texas on Saturday.


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Naval Academy freshman just climbed a greased 21-foot monument. Here's why.

Several hundred young warriors stormed a 21-foot-high obelisk at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Monday, slipping and sliding as they formed a human pyramid around a monument covered in 50 pounds of vegetable shortening.


Camp Lejeune Marine officer relieved of duties

A Camp Lejeune Marine officer was relieved of his command on May 19, 2018 due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to continue to lead the battalion, officials said.


First wave of ‘Ironhorse’ troops from Fort Hood on way to Europe

More than 200 soldiers with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, deployed to Europe from Fort Hood, Texas, on May 19.



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Richard N. Goodwin, 'supreme generalist' who was top aide to JFK and LBJ, dies at 86

Richard N. Goodwin, a top adviser and speechwriter to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson who was credited with coining the term "the Great Society" to describe Johnson's ambitious domestic agenda of the 1960s before parting ways with the president over the Vietnam War, died May 20 at his home in Concord, Massachusetts. He was 86.


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South Koreans blame Bolton for summit snag

President Donald Trump is blaming Kim Jong Un for changing the scope of their summit talks planned for next month and will doubtless air his frustrations when he meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Washington Tuesday.


At Finland’s Arrow exercise, Marines shoot where they sleep – in their tanks

U.S. Marines withdrew tanks and weapons from storage caves in secret locations in Norway to fire tank guns and other weaponry alongside more than 3,000 Finnish servicemembers at Finland's Arrow exercise.


Watchdog report questions US claim on Afghan war progress

A government watchdog is taking issue with Pentagon assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces.


WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global health emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that criteria had not yet been met to declare a public health emergency of international concern in Congo, where three cases of Ebola have now been confirmed in an urban area.


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Richard N. Goodwin, 'supreme generalist' who was top aide to JFK and LBJ, dies at 86

Richard N. Goodwin, a top adviser and speechwriter to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson who was credited with coining the term "the Great Society" to describe Johnson's ambitious domestic agenda of the 1960s before parting ways with the president over the Vietnam War, died May 20 at his home in Concord, Massachusetts. He was 86.


ANALYSIS

South Koreans blame Bolton for summit snag

President Donald Trump is blaming Kim Jong Un for changing the scope of their summit talks planned for next month and will doubtless air his frustrations when he meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Washington Tuesday.


At Finland’s Arrow exercise, Marines shoot where they sleep – in their tanks

U.S. Marines withdrew tanks and weapons from storage caves in secret locations in Norway to fire tank guns and other weaponry alongside more than 3,000 Finnish servicemembers at Finland's Arrow exercise.


Watchdog report questions US claim on Afghan war progress

A government watchdog is taking issue with Pentagon assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces.


WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global health emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that criteria had not yet been met to declare a public health emergency of international concern in Congo, where three cases of Ebola have now been confirmed in an urban area.



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Veteran: Anti-malaria drug has lasting side effects

Eight years after being deployed in Afghanistan, a Minnesota Air National Guard veteran said he's still living with the side effects of an anti-malaria drug he took while overseas.



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Sailor made indecent video, lost appeal of longer sentence from porn addiction treatment

A sailor doing time at the Miramar brig sought to get out early but was rejected by a military court, which ruled that he knowingly agreed to a lengthier sentence to seek treatment for sex and pornography addiction.


Air Force Academy graduation, Thunderbirds flyover schedule and survival guide

Nearly 1,000 cadets will graduate from the Air Force Academy next Wednesday in a ceremony that features a speech from America's Defense boss and a performance of the Air Force Thunderbirds flying team.


At Finland’s Arrow exercise, Marines shoot where they sleep – in their tanks

U.S. Marines withdrew tanks and weapons from storage caves in secret locations in Norway to fire tank guns and other weaponry alongside more than 3,000 Finnish servicemembers at Finland's Arrow exercise.


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Sailor made indecent video, lost appeal of longer sentence from porn addiction treatment

A sailor doing time at the Miramar brig sought to get out early but was rejected by a military court, which ruled that he knowingly agreed to a lengthier sentence to seek treatment for sex and pornography addiction.


Air Force Academy graduation, Thunderbirds flyover schedule and survival guide

Nearly 1,000 cadets will graduate from the Air Force Academy next Wednesday in a ceremony that features a speech from America's Defense boss and a performance of the Air Force Thunderbirds flying team.


At Finland’s Arrow exercise, Marines shoot where they sleep – in their tanks

U.S. Marines withdrew tanks and weapons from storage caves in secret locations in Norway to fire tank guns and other weaponry alongside more than 3,000 Finnish servicemembers at Finland's Arrow exercise.



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PERSPECTIVES

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

The stunningly successful Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to win the Western Conference final series in five games.


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PERSPECTIVES

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

The stunningly successful Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to win the Western Conference final series in five games.