Army beret: Those who tend to confuse US Army soldiers with beatniks will soon have one less excuse. The Army is ditching the black beret in favor of a more practical patrol cap.
As Obama's promise of a troop drawdown nears, the US military says the surge of tens of thousands of NATO reinforcements that began last year has won some and lost some against the Taliban but needs more time to succeed.
Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, a father of four, will be the second living veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to receive the award.
William Hillar used a falsely inflated résumé, which included experience in the Special Forces, to gain work teaching classes and delivering speeches.
American Raymond Allen Davis, jailed in Pakistan for the fatal shooting of two armed men, was secretly working for the CIA, a disclosure likely to further frustrate US efforts to free the man and strain relations between two countries partnered in a fragile alliance in the war on terror.
A Guantánamo detainee who was 15 when he was captured, pleads guilty to five charges, including murder. The plea allows US prosecutors to avoid a trial, and offers the 'child soldier' an endpoint for his incarceration.
Tiger Woods, who has won seven times at Firestone, struggled all day Thursday to shoot a 74, his worst round ever on the course and in the tournament. 'Just because I like the course doesn't mean I'm going to play well on it,' said Tiger Woods.
The self-declared republic of Somaliland voted this past weekend for a new president. Somaliland is the one corner of Somalia that functions, but the international community refuses recognize it as a nation-state. Is the West scuppering its best chance for democracy in the region?
As long as there are secrets, there are bound to be spies. Alleged Russian spies have made big news in the US this week.