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Syria talks focused on cease-fire get underway in Kazakhstan

Syria talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran and aimed at bolstering a shaky cease-fire in place…

Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and…

Trump's 'war with the media' raises questions of trust

Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over th…

Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in Senate

Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, saw his prospect…

Little is known on status of U.S. student held in North Korea

There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained in N…

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Syria talks focused on cease-fire get underway in Kazakhstan

Syria talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran and aimed at bolstering a shaky cease-fire in place…

Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and…

Trump's 'war with the media' raises questions of trust

Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over th…

Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in Senate

Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, saw his prospect…

Little is known on status of U.S. student held in North Korea

There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained in N…

Missile failure off Florida? British leader won't say

The British government is being accused of concealing the failure of an unarmed ballistic missile la…

Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-Qaida in Yemen

Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's southwestern B…

Dalai Lama hopes President Trump, Putin will work for peace

The Dalai Lama said he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will w…

UK's May to discuss trade, NATO in White House with Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of…

Commentary: Reliable power essential to military readiness

It’s time we looked at power generation and transmission much the same way we view energy policy gen…

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its cover…

George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, continue to recover from illnesses

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, continued to improve Saturday as they recov…

Report: ISIS lost a quarter of its territory in 2016

Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an arra…

Kremlin hopes for rapport with U.S., but recognizes differences will stay

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President…

U.S. envoy to attend Syria talks in Kazakhstan

The State Department says the American ambassador to Kazakhstan will represent the United States at…

In memo, Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

The message was distributed to the Defense Department after the popular retired Marine general was s…

George H.W. and Barbara Bush improving after health issues

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says doctors have removed Bush's breathing tube an…

President Trump pledges to grow the Air Force

Newly sworn into office, the commander in chief on Friday said he will grow the service as part of h…

Trump takes over as commander in chief, promising to restore military strength

The new president referenced changes in overseas defense spending and foreign alliances in his inaug…

Read President Trump's inaugural address

Here's President Trump's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery.

U.S. airstrike said to kill 100-plus al-Qaida in Syria

U.S. warplanes bombed an al-Qaida training camp in Syria, killing more than 100 militants, marking t…

Five flyovers of military aircraft slated for Inauguration Day

The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard will each have four aircraft fly over the pa…

Who is in charge at the Pentagon after inauguration?

Transition officials announced a host of temporary appointees to keep defense operations running whi…

Judge hints at trial for lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation

Psychologists who designed the CIA's harsh interrogation methods for the war on terror want a lawsui…

Obama criticizes Congress for refusing to close Cuba prison

President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the mi…

Trump to hold military parades as U.S. forces grow

In an interview with The Washington Post this week, President-elect Donald Trump floated the idea of…

Nuclear Stockpile About to Go Leaderless, Senator Warns Trump

Heinrich: We simply cannot let national security positions to run on ‘auto-pilot.’

VA Chief of Staff Snyder to serve as interim department secretary

The Army veteran will oversee department operations until the confirmation of Dr. David Shulkin to l…

Osama bin Laden worried that Iran put tracking chip in sons

Secluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant trac…

Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department

As Secretary of State John Kerry prepared to leave the State Department, he appealed on Thursday to…

Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department,…

Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

President-elect Donald Trump has asked roughly 50 senior Obama administration appointees to remain i…

1 more day: Obama in his final hours in the White House

Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Ob…

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursd…