80th Pearl Harbor attack anniversary on Oahu to be invite-only event due to COVID-19
Additional information on how and when to register for the lottery will be provided at a later date, according to the National Park Service.
Biden signs legislation to aid US personnel suffering from ‘Havana Syndrome’
President Joe Biden signed legislation Friday to provide financial aid to U.S. government personnel believed to be suffering from “Havana Syndrome,” the mysterious illness that began afflicting diplomats and intelligence officers in Cuba’s capital in 2016.
Canada invited Chelsea Manning to visit — so that she might be deported
Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has waited four years to visit Canada. But when an invitation from the Canadian government finally came, it turned out that immigration authorities just wanted the chance to physically remove her from the country.
Italy reopening nightclubs as it loosens COVID-19 restrictions
The national government approved the reopening and loosened many restrictions on concerts and other large gatherings Thursday.
Biden administration expected to ink new security agreement with Mexico
The Biden administration is expected this week to reach a security deal with Mexico that takes aim at the most dangerous drug cartels and migrant smugglers while jettisoning a previous agreement that Mexican officials have criticized for exacerbating violence tied to the narcotics trade.
Convinced ‘Havana syndrome’ is real, Biden team issues sharper guidance for US personnel
The U.S. government is sending a message to diplomats, national security staff and intelligence officers that “anomalous health incidents” — also known as “Havana syndrome” because it was first detected in Cuba — are serious, widespread and pose real danger to their health at home and abroad.
US, France edge closer to healing of rift after AUKUS spat
France and the United States edged closer Tuesday toward rapprochement after the Biden administration's exclusion of Washington's oldest ally from a new Indo-Pacific security initiative ignited French anger.
For years, the voice behind ISIS propaganda was a mystery; now a Canadian faces criminal charges
Mohammed Khalifa, 38, a Canadian who U.S. prosecutors allege is behind influential English-language propaganda videos for the Islamic State, has been brought to Virginia to be prosecuted.
Senior US officials meeting with Cuban haitian communities
Top officials from the National Security Council and the State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs are in Miami on Wednesday to meet with Cuban and Haitian American leaders ahead of a visit to Port-au-Prince later this week.
Texas sending additional 1,500 National Guard troops to the Mexico border in October
Texas National Guard will more than double its troop levels at the state’s border with Mexico to about 2,500 service members during the next month to conduct security and build a border barrier under the direction of Gov. Greg Abbott.