President Obama in Australia today pledged to boost the US military presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The significant strategic shift is popular with regional governments wary of China's rise.
White House shooting: Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, arrested for allegedly shooting at a window in the executive mansion at the White House, is believed to have an obsession with President Barack Obama.
For months Pentagon officials have been signaling a shift in US attention to the Pacific amid concerns about the rise of China as an economic and military power. The news from Australia is confirmation.
Occupy Oakland participant Scott Olson, an Iraq vet who was critically injured by a tear gas canister at a protest on Tuesday night, is now awake and lucid. Protesters have announced a Nov. 2. general strike in the city.
The Supreme Court will take the case of a man who lied about receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor. The question is whether the US can punish him for false statements about his military service.
Even revolutions have more mundane needs, like food and shelter. The folks in 'Occupy Wall Street' camps are quickly becoming experts at how to keep protesters happy (and sanitary).
For years, US officials have described Iran as the “most active” state sponsor of terror in the world. Many have been carried out by proxy forces, such as Lebanese Hezbollah, which was created by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard in 1982, so the exact nature of the role of the Islamic Republic, if any, often remains uncertain. Here’s a list of major terror attacks blamed on Iran in the past four decades.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate students Tuna Tuksoz (l.) and Mark Cutler in the school’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics fly a simulator of a small quadrotor that has military applications.
"Green Hawks" at Pentagon see energy security in biofuel alternatives for a post-oil world.
Claire Danes stars as a CIA officer battling her own demons, who becomes convinced of an Al Qaeda plot to be carried out on American soil.