Military and defense

April 10, 2014 - 7:03 AM

Military releases name of Marine shot at NC base

April 9, 2014 - 8:03 PM

Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

April 9, 2014 - 2:34 PM

Blasts in central Syria city of Homs kill 25

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fighters captured Wednesday the last major town in the Qalamoun region near the border with Lebanon after weeks of intense fighting, state media and activists said.

April 9, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Anti-censorship awards go to White House, feds

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The White House and the federal government have won the dubious honor of a "Jefferson Muzzle" for snooping on the news media and limiting access.

April 9, 2014 - 2:04 PM

US envoy: C. African Republic needs more troops

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there's more urgency than ever to increase the number of troops on the ground in Central African Republic.

Samantha Power, visiting Central African Republic on Wednesday, said that more soldiers and police are needed after neighboring Chad withdrew its 850 troops.

April 9, 2014 - 12:03 PM

DHS secretary reevaluating deportation priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says he's re-evaluating the Obama administration's deportation priorities to make sure they're focused on national security, public safety and border security.

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