- What's in the defense bill for military and families? Updated: Oct-05-15 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON - Buried in the 1,915-page defense policy bill are significant changes that could affect more than 1 million members of the military and their families.
- House passes defense bill that Obama threatens to veto Updated: Oct-01-15 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The Republican-led House on Thursday approved a multibillion-dollar defense policy bill despite a White House veto threat.
- US general: Only handful of Syrian fighters remain in battle Updated: Sep-16-15 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON - No more than five U.S.-trained Syrian rebels are fighting the Islamic State, astoundingly short of the envisioned 5,000, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East told angry lawmakers on Wednesday. They branded the training program "a total failure."