- Cabinet secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran deal Updated: Jul-28-15 11:25 am
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry pitched the administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, pushing back against the allegation it would ease crippling sanctions forever in exchange for temporary concessions on weapons development.
- Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks Updated: Jul-28-15 11:02 am
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational army to fight the Boko Haram uprising that has spilled across borders.
- Pro-government forces besiege rebel-held base in Yemen Updated: Jul-28-15 10:50 am
SANAA, Yemen - Pro-government fighters in Yemen have besieged a military base held by Shiite Houthi rebels for 40 hours after cutting off major supply routes to the facility, Yemeni military officials said Tuesday.
- Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS Updated: Jul-28-15 10:41 am
BAGHDAD - In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.
- The Latest: Saudi King voices support for Turkey's actions Updated: Jul-28-15 10:36 am
BRUSSELS - The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):
- Congolese player remains hospitalized after spinal injury Updated: Jul-28-15 9:32 am
CAIRO - Republic of Congo international Rudy Ndey was still in a military hospital in Egypt on Tuesday after suffering a serious spinal injury while avoiding a tackle by a goalkeeper in an African club game over the weekend.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Jul-28-15 8:08 am
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- Plans for Army base could include museum, amphitheater Updated: Jul-28-15 7:32 am
ATLANTA - Filmmaker Tyler Perry's plans for a sprawling movie studio at Fort McPherson may include an amphitheater and a museum, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
- Naval Air Station Corpus Christi lifts boil water order Updated: Jul-28-15 7:31 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Naval Air Station Corpus Christi has lifted a boil water advisory after testing of supplies came back negative for contamination.
- Somerset police may be first in Kentucky to use drone Updated: Jul-28-15 4:04 am
SOMERSET, Kentucky - The Somerset Police Department has purchased a 2.8-pound unmanned aircraft and could become the first police department in the state to use a drone.
- Gov. Baker to lobby for Massachusetts military Updated: Jul-28-15 2:20 am
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Washington to make the case for the state's six military installations.
- North Korea official says not interested in Iran-style deal Updated: Jul-28-15 12:29 am
BEIJING - The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state."
- House backs bill to help vets who've suffered sexual assault Updated: Jul-27-15 8:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform would get help more easily from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a bill approved Monday by the House.
- Armed guards to be placed at Ala military recruiting centers Updated: Jul-27-15 7:10 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has ordered armed national guardsmen to be stationed at military recruitment centers.
- NSA will stop looking at old US phone records Updated: Jul-27-15 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining - and will ultimately destroy - millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
- Program offers look at model aimed at ending homelessness Updated: Jul-27-15 5:25 pm
ST. LOUIS - One year after 51 homeless veterans were given free housing for up to a year, the program has offered a glimpse into the challenges and successes of the "rapid rehousing" model that's aimed at ending homelessness.
- Police ID man whose severed legs were found in Connecticut Updated: Jul-27-15 4:05 pm
Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday.
- Correction: Immigration-Family Detention story Updated: Jul-27-15 3:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - In a story July 24 about the detention of immigrant children, The Associated Press reported erroneously which federal government agency was found to be in violation of a previous settlement involving the detention of immigrant children. The agency was the Department of Homeland Security, not the Department of Justice. The story also reported erroneously how long the judge gave the government to respond regarding the possibility of an injunction. It was one week, not 90 days.
- 'Just the ticket': 4-star solution to nuclear Air Force ills Updated: Jul-27-15 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Working to reinvigorate its nuclear force after years of missteps and scandal, the Air Force is putting a four-star general in charge for the first time in the post-Cold War era. His mission: Restore institutional muscle and assert more influence on the force's behalf.
- Swiss army makes incursion into France for water for cattle Updated: Jul-27-15 10:31 am
PARIS - Swiss army helicopters have crossed the Franco-Swiss border in an unexpected incursion - to help thirsty Swiss cows.
- Vicksburg reenactors honor Marine killed in Chattanooga Updated: Jul-27-15 3:19 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The Vicksburg National Military Park honored the life of one of their own, Marine Lance Cpl. Squire Wells, killed in the recent Chattanooga recruiting office shootings.
- North Dakota's Cold War-era radar station gets a facelift Updated: Jul-26-15 12:31 pm
CAVALIER AIR FORCE STATION, North Dakota - A military radar installation in remote northeastern North Dakota that was established more than 40 years ago to track enemy ballistic missiles in a time of tense international relations is moving its living and working conditions out of the Cold War era.
- UCF researcher appointed to Army advisory board Updated: Jul-26-15 3:10 am
ORLANDO, Florida - A University of Central Florida vice president has been appointed to serve on the Army Science Board.
- Colombia suspends raids on FARC camps following rebel truce Updated: Jul-25-15 10:43 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government is suspending aerial bombings of guerrilla camps in a bid to de-escalate fighting and breathe new life into struggling peace talks.
- Governor named to committee handling homeland security Updated: Jul-25-15 6:46 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has been named vice chair of the National Governors Association Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee.