The Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years, a reduction that will affect virtually all of its domestic and foreign posts, according to a document obtained by USA Today.
The two people aboard the Cessna were killed, and the plane was destroyed, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said. The pilot of the F-16 ejected and was taken to a base clinic for observation.
One of Afghanistan’s largest insurgent organizations is joining forces with the Islamic State group to battle the Taliban for control of the country, prompting the Afghanistan’s intelligence agency to create a special unit to combat the new threat.
During their second Iraq tour, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Bessler and Mike spent every day and night together for eight months. At home, the days were never longer than when they were apart. It was as though one's existence was proof of the other's survival.
President George W. Bush presented retired Lt. Col. Eldridge Williams and the other living Tuskegee airmen the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s highest civilian honor, inside the Capitol Rotunda in 2007.
In a signed letter to the Chinese Embassy seized by correctional officers, Lt. Daniel Chase Harris indicated he had been wrongly convicted of 31 felonies in U.S. District Court in Norfolk, Va., and no longer believed in his country.
Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks pushed past their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The discussions, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday.
Amid a backlog of requests from aging war survivors, the Korean Red Cross is dramatically expanding its collection of genetic material from South Koreans separated from their families during the Korean War.
A Japanese utility on Tuesday began loading fuel into a nuclear reactor where operations are scheduled to resume next month in the country's first restart under safety requirements set following the Fukushima disaster.
The youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano on Tuesday received the Presidential Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism in combat.
Britons paused in silence, laid flowers and lit candles Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack on British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory.