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The U.S. administration reassured South Korea on Sunday that it will pay the cost of an advanced missile defense system, officials said in a bid to quell outrage after President Donald Trump said Seoul should cover the $1 billion cost.



Pentagon identifies US soldier killed during a patrol outside Mosul

The Pentagon says an explosive device has killed a U.S. servicemember outside Mosul. Saturday's incident marks the second American military fatality since the start of the Mosul operation against the Islamic State group more than six months ago.


Lawmakers find common ground on $1T plan to keep government open

Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1.


Hiroshima candlemaker honors 12 American POWs killed in atomic bombing

Eric Billingsley has long struggled to come to grips with the brutality and human suffering inflicted upon Americans and Japanese during World War II.



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US looks at sanctions, military action to counter North Korea

The U.S. is considering a range of options, from expanded economic sanctions to military operations, as it reaches out to allies in confronting North Korea's latest provocations, according to a senior Trump administration official.


Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The Pentagon says investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul.


Fifty years after Vietnam's bloodiest battles, the 'lucky ones' recall their time there

Since the war, the men of class 5-67 haven't met often. This is only their fifth get-together. Now 50 years have passed. Many survivors from the class have died. Some are too sick to attend. And while their four days together will be a time of comradeship and remembrance, one of them said, "we might not do this again."



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Shrinking polar cap creates a 'fourth coast' for Northern Command

As the Arctic ice continues to melt at record-breaking rates, the U.S. military is tasked with protecting newly opened, navigable sea lanes from competing nations.


North Korea missile fears in Japan: 'Whatever will be, will be'

Residents living near U.S. military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: Their neighborhoods are on the frontline of North Korea's dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just minutes to shelter from incoming missiles.


Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The Pentagon says investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul.


UAE's battle-hardened military expands into Africa, Mideast

The United Arab Emirates is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its small size belies a quiet expansion of its battle-hardened military into Africa and elsewhere in the Middle East.


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ANALYSIS

Shrinking polar cap creates a 'fourth coast' for Northern Command

As the Arctic ice continues to melt at record-breaking rates, the U.S. military is tasked with protecting newly opened, navigable sea lanes from competing nations.


North Korea missile fears in Japan: 'Whatever will be, will be'

Residents living near U.S. military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: Their neighborhoods are on the frontline of North Korea's dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just minutes to shelter from incoming missiles.


Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The Pentagon says investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul.


UAE's battle-hardened military expands into Africa, Mideast

The United Arab Emirates is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its small size belies a quiet expansion of its battle-hardened military into Africa and elsewhere in the Middle East.



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Tennessean WWII hero speaks on farm, war and faith

After seeing his uncle's $21 check from the National Guard, 17-year-old Raymond Osborne wanted to leave his job as a farmer on his family's farm in Jackson and join the Army National Guard in 1940.



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Vice President Pence attends christening of USS Indiana nuclear-powered sub

The Indiana — or SSN-789 — is the 16th boat in the Virginia class of nuclear-powered subs being built in a unique teaming arrangement between the Newport News yard and its northern partner, General Dynamics Electric Boat.


Oregon city picked to get 2 new Coast Guard cutters

The U.S. Coast Guard is expanding its operations along Oregon's northern coast by selecting Astoria as the new home for two fast response cutters.


Army hospital curtails surgeries due to dirty instruments

Commanders at the Army health system's flagship Brooke Army Medical Center have shut more than half of the San Antonio hospital's 28 operating rooms and curtailed elective surgeries because of a shortage of properly sterilized instruments.


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Vice President Pence attends christening of USS Indiana nuclear-powered sub

The Indiana — or SSN-789 — is the 16th boat in the Virginia class of nuclear-powered subs being built in a unique teaming arrangement between the Newport News yard and its northern partner, General Dynamics Electric Boat.


Oregon city picked to get 2 new Coast Guard cutters

The U.S. Coast Guard is expanding its operations along Oregon's northern coast by selecting Astoria as the new home for two fast response cutters.


Army hospital curtails surgeries due to dirty instruments

Commanders at the Army health system's flagship Brooke Army Medical Center have shut more than half of the San Antonio hospital's 28 operating rooms and curtailed elective surgeries because of a shortage of properly sterilized instruments.



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Air Force says Jalen Robinette can’t go straight to pros

Receiver Jalen Robinette’s status in the NFL draft has been left in doubt following an Air Force ruling that athletes will not be given a waiver from active duty to immediately play professional sports after graduation.


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Air Force says Jalen Robinette can’t go straight to pros

Receiver Jalen Robinette’s status in the NFL draft has been left in doubt following an Air Force ruling that athletes will not be given a waiver from active duty to immediately play professional sports after graduation.



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