| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:05 PM
In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The ship's bow sank in a few minutes.
The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade.
But it could soon be coming to an end. A House-approved bill could clear the way for the names...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:19 AM
Maybe it is time for a shake-up.
President Obama's second-term staffing was always going to be a risk. He abandoned his first term's team of rivals for a closer-knit team of loyalists. The bet was that he was assured enough in the job to no longer need...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said late on Sunday he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, discussed suggestions for de-escalating the Ukraine crisis during four hours of talks in Paris.
Kerry told a news conference that the United States made...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
WASHINGTON - A political storm over the trade of five Taliban inmates for a captured American soldier intensified on Monday when Obama administration officials told lawmakers that up to 90 people within the administration - but no members of Congress -...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev flaunted Russia's grip on Crimea on Monday by flying to the region and announcing plans to turn it into a special economic zone, defying Western demands to hand the region back to Ukraine.
The visit, hours after Russia...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:32 AM
A scathing report finding a systemic problem at Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide, including manipulation of records to mask long waits for appointments, fueled new calls Wednesday for VA chief Eric K. Shinseki's resignation.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday after being freed in a swap deal for five Taliban militants who were released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
Army Sergeant Bowe...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. assistance to Iraq, which is seeking to repel a stunning militant advance, would only work if Iraqi leaders overcame deep divisions, the State Department said on Saturday.
Kerry spoke with Iraqi Foreign Minister ...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's parents sent him a public message from Idaho one day after the Taliban released him in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Bergdahl is being treated at a U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, and has not yet...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:34 AM
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl suffered harsh treatment at the hands of his Taliban captors including long periods of solitary confinement, according to U.S. military officials who also said the soldier is struggling emotionally and has not yet called...