Arab leaders held their annual summit on Wednesday, poised to endorse key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization.
Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group's last major urban stronghold.
A widely shared story that claims to include photos of a recently delivered plane that will serve as Air Force One for President Donald Trump is false. The pictures included in the story do not show the presidential plane and are conceptual renderings from an outfitter of luxury aircraft.
Paul Gaumond is a retired, disabled veteran. But he’s not done serving his country. Gaumond, a former sergeant major of the 10th Special Forces Group headquartered at Fort Carson, Colo., will hike the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail to raise money for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
American Lithium Energy, , which mostly supplies batteries to the U.S. military, believes it has come up with technology to improve safety in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries — the power source for a growing number of electronic gadgets.
A Chicago woman was arrested after police said they found a loaded rifle wrapped in blankets in a stroller she was pushing and a handgun with extra ammunition tucked into a diaper bag in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Greg Garcia and his family live in the U.S., but on the other side of a border fence built in the Rio Grande Valley over the past decade. There are sections where the fence sits up to a mile from the border, on the U.S. side. An entire ecosystem sits behind the fence: wildlife refuges, birding trails, thousands of acres of farmland, cemeteries, soccer fields and homes where families such as the Garcias live.
Culture is a weapon — a pretty effective one at that. And it’s a topic that New York-based curator Nato Thompson takes on in his book “Culture as Weapon,” which explores the ways the tools of culture are deployed to do everything from sell iPhones to wage war.
The war in Laos brought the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and Hmong together as allies when the agency engaged the Hmong to fight the North Vietnamese and the Communist Pathet Lao. Author Joshua Kurlantzick has written an authoritative account of the conflict and explains how it set the pattern for later CIA covert military actions.