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16 Marines in California Are Charged With Human Smuggling

WASHINGTON — Sixteen Marines were arrested on Thursday at a military base in Southern California and…

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong?

HONG KONG — When Hong Kong, a former British colony, returned to Chinese control in 1997,…

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso…

‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook Plan Has a Million Supporters. It’s a Joke, Kind Of.

What would happen if a crowd of people stormed the gates of Area 51 looking for…

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship

The White House asked the Navy to hide a destroyer named after Senator John McCain in…

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands

The United Nations General Assembly dealt Britain an embarrassing defeat on Wednesday in a protracted dispute…

How the Taliban Infiltrated the Most Vital Afghan Army Base — Again

KABUL, Afghanistan — Some Taliban fighters hid inside a sewage tanker truck, hoping the smelly interior…

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — President Trump on Wednesday brought his amped-up roadshow to this spring…

U.S. Navy Sailor and Japanese Woman Are Found Dead in Okinawa

TOKYO — A United States Navy sailor and a Japanese woman have been found dead on…

Military Drills in Arctic Aim to Counter Russia, but the First Mission Is to Battle the Cold

RESOLUTE BAY, Canada — After finishing a training drill on surviving the bitter cold, the soldiers…

Dozens of Afghan Forces and Taliban Killed as Violence Spikes Ahead of Talks

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Dozens of Afghan forces and Taliban fighters were killed in overnight fighting across…

Four Americans Killed in Afghan Blast, Despite U.S.-Brokered Peace Talks

WASHINGTON — Three American service members and one contractor were killed Monday after a bomb exploded…

With Override Vote Coming, Congress Examines Military Cuts That Will Fund Wall

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — The main road that connects a strip of tattoo parlors, pawn shops and…

Pentagon Pushes for Weaker Standards on Chemicals Contaminating Drinking Water

WASHINGTON — Facing billions of dollars in cleanup costs, the Pentagon is pushing the Trump administration…

Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in a few days, an Afghan Army base was…