Pentagon to target its hospitals providing poor care following review

The Defense Department healthcare system performs well on the whole, but certain facilities do not, a review found.

    U.S. to greatly expand resettlement for Syrian refugees of civil war

    U.S. to greatly expand resettlement for Syrian refugees of civil war

    The State Department is reviewing more than 4,000 applications for 2015, up from just dozens.

    Largest day yet for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

    Largest day yet for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

    The U.S. carried out 11 strikes each in Iraq and Syria, and Britain launched its first two in Iraq.

    The alleged White House intruder was a veteran. Does it matter?

    The alleged White House intruder was a veteran. Does it matter?

    The case hits a common narrative that frustrates many veterans: that of the individual who served in combat, and then somehow “snaps” afterward.

    America’s disabled veterans to get a memorial all their own

    America’s disabled veterans to get a memorial all their own

    The new site, which opens on Sunday, tells the story of veterans from every conflict.

    Fine Print: Islamic State’s message machine

    Fine Print: Islamic State’s message machine

    Group with medieval, barbaric tactics has a sophisticated media strategy.

    Islamic State militants switching up tactics after airstrikes

    Islamic State militants switching up tactics after airstrikes

    The Islamic State once traveled frequently in long columns of vehicles waving their trademark black flag, massing forces before attacking towns, military bases and other targets.

    Why ‘6 Reasons I’m Happier Because I Went to War’ went viral

    Why ‘6 Reasons I’m Happier Because I Went to War’ went viral

    ‘I’m not immune to all the negative fallout of being a Marine during wartime,” wrote a Marine veteran, “but many lessons I learned as a Marine make me a happier person.’

    NSA Secrets

    FILE - This June 6, 213 file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The NSA has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the intelligence agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reports. In one case, telephone calls from Washington were intercepted when the city's area code was confused with the dialing code for Egypt.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Revelations and reaction

    The National Security Agency has been forced to respond to unprecedented disclosures about its surveillance programs. Those programs have been assailed as a violation of privacy rights by critics and defended as critical to U.S. national security by intelligence officials. Explore our coverage.

    Iran will not stop enriching uranium, Rouhani says

    Talks on Tehran’s nuclear program are dragging, the Iranian leader says, ruling out a full halt to enrichment.

    U.S. plans to sell the UAE thousands of bomb-resistant vehicles

    U.S. plans to sell the UAE thousands of bomb-resistant vehicles

    The UAE wants thousands of the U.S. Army’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, commonly known as MRAPs.

    U.S. general on training Syrian rebels: ‘We have to do it right, not fast’

    U.S. general on training Syrian rebels: ‘We have to do it right, not fast’

    The effort is a centerpiece of the expanded U.S.-led effort to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. But it is not clear when it will begin.

    This video shows corniness is back in al-Qaeda’s videos

    In including an obstacle course and fighters doing cartwheels and flips, the video reverts back to tactics used in old al-Qaeda videos that were roundly mocked.