A report from a U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets to the disputed region.
The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.
Still reeling from last week's House health care debacle, Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues but remain riven into factions and all over the map about how and when to return to their marquee pledge to eviscerate former President Barack Obama's 2010 overhaul.
In a slick online video, 22-year-old Turkish student Ali Gul sits in front a drum kit and framed artwork while making tart remarks about Turkey's political leadership. He wraps up by musing that he'll probably get arrested if the video goes viral.
The program was inspired by Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit group that flies veterans to Washington, D.C., to see war memorials. Brock said that Honor Flight is a great program, but it overlooks those veterans who cannot fly to the nation’s capital. So, the local Sons of the American Legion created a program to bring Washington to those veterans.
The Paul Oliver Foundation is named in honor of Paul Oliver, a Marine veteran who struggled with the effects of PTSD and a traumatic brain injury after returning to Memphis from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan before dying in December 2013 from what was ruled an accidental drug overdose.
The White House declared Monday that President Donald Trump doesn't consider the health care battle to be over, suggesting he may turn to Democrats to help him overhaul the system after his own party rejected his proposal.
Police say James H. Jackson, a 28-year-old Army veteran from Baltimore, admitted to traveling to New York specifically to target and kill black men. Once in the city, they say, he "stalked numerous potential victims" before confronting Timothy Caughman, 66, and stabbing the man to death with a sword in what he intended to be the first of many attacks.
The Trump administration wants Congress to add $30 billion to its fiscal 2017 Defense spending bill, but about $5.2 billion of the proposed addition is already in the bill, according to a Senate committee.
Mohamad Khweis quit his job as a Metro Access driver in Virginia, sold his car and created a new email account to buy a one-way ticket abroad, prosecutors said, traveling a circuitous route to the border between Turkey and Syria before contacting an Islamic State facilitator to take him across. He was undeterred by reports of land mines and bombs along the route.