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It was not immediately clear who carried out Friday's attack, which the lawmakers blamed on "militias" in an apparent reference to Shiite armed groups.
The Pentagon press secretary, Rear Adm. John Kirby said the Chinese jet made several close passes by the Navy P-8 Poseidon plane, coming within 30 feet of it.
More like "Don Obama"? In order to understand the President's foreign policy moves, Harvard professor Stephen Walt says look no further than the Corleones.
The Pentagon didn't give enough notice to Congress and misused nearly $1 million when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders, the Government Accountability Office says.
One day after an Israeli airstrike killed three of its senior military leaders, Hamas says it has executed more than a dozen people it believes were spying for Israel.
Protesters were on the move. Soldiers fired. A teenage boy sustained wounds to both legs. For half an hour, no one could find an ambulance and no one came to care for him.
The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
The secretary of defense says the extremists are well funded and organized and that he expects them to "regroup and stage an offensive" despite U.S. airstrikes.
The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced what he called a systematic withdrawal of officers from the St. Louis suburb.
The State Department lauded the fundraising phenomenon, but said the participation of high-profile diplomats, such as ambassadors, violates internal policy.
A St. Louis-area hip-hop station has broken format to become a place for people to voice their opinions about the protests in Ferguson.
International aid workers warned that more help was needed as the country battles not only the virulent disease but also hunger in parts of Monrovia.
The Pentagon acknowledged that U.S. ground troops had attempted to rescue several American hostages, including James Foley, earlier this summer in Syria.
New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg was forced to leave Afghanistan after officials called one of his recent stories a threat to national security.
As we unpack St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest amid continuing protests in Ferguson, Mo., we find striking parallels between the events of years past and those of the past few weeks.