Trump Denies Calling US War Dead ‘Losers,’ ‘Suckers’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump defended himself Friday against accusations that he mocked American war dead as his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, intensified efforts to frame the election as a referendum on the president’s character. The allegations, sou...

Opinion: A War Widow Reflects on Memorial Day

Saturday morning I got up early to take our son to football practice. There was a knock on the door, and I figured it was a neighbor. But it wasn’t. The 29th of September. 9:15 a.m. That’s when I learned ...

2 US Warplanes Crash Off Japan; 1 Dead, 5 Missing

TOKYO — One of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast early Thursday is dead and five others remain missing, the U.S. military said. The Marine Corps said the other recovered crew member was in fair condit...
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Pence Outlines US Space Force Plan for ‘Next Battlefield’

WASHINGTON — Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military warfighting service by 2020. The proposal taps into the Americ...

Negotiate With Taliban to End Afghan War: Zakaria

Recent news reports on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan have raised the possibility of future direct talks with the Taliban aimed at reaching a peace accord and allowing for the withdrawal of American troops from t...