In some places surrounding the central and western Aleutian Islands, reefs are crumbling from urchins burrowing through the weakened calcium carbonate structures.
The Pentagon has grounded all of its F-35s while it investigates the cause of a fire last month involving one of the jets.
Under 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.
A long-running case with great symbolism for the immigration debate in the country has likely come to an end today: The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from a Dallas suburb over its stringent laws against illegal immigrants.
The news from former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ interviews with NPR and other news outlets — notably, how he uses a new book to criticize many in the White House — has now been widely reported.
As some trucks loaded with food and other aid arrive in the Philippines city of Tacloban they’re being looted by residents struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
The enormous task continues of getting aid to the millions of people who were in the path of Typhoon Haiyan when it roared into parts of the Philippines.
White House Council on Environmental Quality bestows GreenGov award on Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute
Saying “America is grateful for you,” President Obama awarded the nation’s highest military honor on Tuesday to former Army Capt. William Swenson.
“On a recent trip to Afghanistan, I uncovered a potentially troubling example of waste that requires your immediate attention.” – Special Inspector General John Sopko