It's still 'economy first,' but advocacy groups and lawmakers are positioning themselves to take on this political hot button.
President Obama announces a plan to keep the health records of active-duty troops and veterans electronically – part of an effort to streamline military care. He wants to do the same thing for the American healthcare system at large, too.
On a surprise visit that lasted less than five hours, the US president also met with Iraq's prime minister.
Should military spending be seen as a 'jobs program'?
After a disastrous peacekeeping mission in Somalia, the US vowed to stay away from conflicts it didn't understand.