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Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In Afghanistan

Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In AfghanistanFive U.S. service members died in southern Afghanistan in a possible case of friendly fire. Afghan media are citing a local official who says the troops' air support mistakenly bombed their position.

70 Years After A Crucial Invasion, World Honors D-Day

70 Years After A Crucial Invasion, World Honors D-DayWorld leaders are gathered in France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the day some 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy and began the liberation of France and Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II.

Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed Bergdahl

Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed BergdahlA Black Hawk helicopter swoops in to pick up Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a valley in Afghanistan, in a video of the handover of the American prisoner of war that was posted online early Wednesday.

Hagel Defends Trade of Guantanamo Prisoners For U.S. Soldier

Hagel Defends Trade of Guantanamo Prisoners For U.S. SoldierA day after Taliban officials handed him over to a group of American Special Forces, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is now receiving a medical evaluation at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama Says

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama SaysAmerican leadership in the 21st century will be defined in part by the nation's military strength, "but only in part," President Obama said in a wide-ranging interview with NPR about his foreign policy priorities.

Search For Flight MH370 Black Boxes Ends; ‘Pings’ In Dispute

Search For Flight MH370 Black Boxes Ends; ‘Pings’ In DisputeThe underwater search for black boxes from a missing Malaysian Airlines jet has ended, as the robotic sub that searched nearly 330 square miles of the ocean hasn't found anything to back the idea that "pings" detected in that area came from emergency equipment.

Obama Plans To Leave Residual Force Of 9,800 In Afghanistan

Obama Plans To Leave Residual Force Of 9,800 In AfghanistanPresident Obama announced on Tuesday a plan to leave a residual force of 9,800 service members in Afghanistan beyond 2014. By 2016, most troops will be out of the country.

Maya Angelou, Poet, Activist And Singular Storyteller, Dies At 86

Maya Angelou, Poet, Activist And Singular Storyteller, Dies At 86Poet, performer and political activist Maya Angelou has died after a long illness at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was 86.

On Memorial Day Eve, President Obama Visits Troops In Afghanistan

On Memorial Day Eve, President Obama Visits Troops In AfghanistanUnder the cover of darkness and on the eve of Memorial Day, President Obama landed at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan for an unannounced visit with U.S. troops.

White House To Release Secret Memo On Drone Strikes

White House To Release Secret Memo On Drone StrikesThe White House will reportedly comply with a court order to release a secret memorandum describing the legal justification for the 2011 drone strike against three Americans in Yemen, including Anwar al-Awlaki, an al-Qaida leader born in the U.S.