The Army has received more than $300,000 in claims from a dozen people who say their property was damaged when one of the massive surveillance balloons anchored at Aberdeen Proving Ground escaped in October.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday his committee will look into a report the U.S. spied on the Israeli prime minister and in the process swept up communications with Congress.
As conflict in Burundi escalates along the same ethnic lines that fueled genocide in neighboring Rwanda, Burundi's president on Wednesday warned the world to stay out, threatening to attack any peacekeepers dispatched by regional countries.
A Libyan mission to Lebanon that was looking into the case of a son of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi who is being held by Lebanese authorities was cut short over security concerns, a Lebanese security official said Wednesday.
Tensions are rising in the East China Sea after China deployed an armed, former navy frigate for the first time to challenge Japan's control of contested islands in what may be an attempt to shift Tokyo's attention away from disputes in the South China Sea.
This year will go down in the record books as one of the safest for police officers in recorded history, according to data released this week from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. There were 42 fatal shootings of police officers in 2015, down 14 percent from 2014, according to the organization.
After a weight-lifting session left him struggling to catch his breath, Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga made a decision: It was time to visit a doctor and find out what was wrong with him. Fayloga, 30, has cancer. He announced it in a video posted online Monday.
Joseph Lemm, a Nebraska country boy turned New York City police detective and U.S. soldier, had Superman's good looks and superhero bravery, mourners were told Wednesday at the married father of two's Manhattan funeral, more than a week after he was killed in Afghanistan.
An Afghan trucking company owner has been charged with giving soldiers bundles of $100 bills to obtain U.S. supply contracts as part of a multimillion-dollar corruption case, according to court documents.
While full-scale fighting in the war between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists died down in 2015, true peace appears a distant prospect. Shooting and shelling erupts sporadically despite repeated cease-fires called under an internationally mediated peace agreement.
Presidential and legislative elections in the Central African Republic on Wednesday concluded without violence as people cast their ballots to seek an end to almost three years of lawlessness in the diamond-producing nation.
In a hopeful sign for 60,000 military widows and widowers who lost spouses to service-connected illnesses or injuries, a key House subcommittee is taking a fresh look at how Congress might allow a further easing the “SBP-DIC offset” to provide heartier and fairer survivor benefit packages.
Giving someone who has been raped, murdered, tortured or enslaved a lump sum of money hardly seems like compensation for their suffering. Yet it’s something that courts, governments and other groups occasionally must do.
In “Anomalisa” everyone looks and sounds the same. They have the same face (Caucasian, bland, non-descript). They have the same voice (Tom Noonan’s). They bore our protagonist Michael Stone (voiced by David Thewlis) to death. And this feeling that he’s the only individual on the planet among all these clones might be the cause of his unravelling.