Steven Sotloff appears to have been killed by the same suspected British militant who beheaded American photojournalist James Foley. Sotloff's slaying was certain to pile new pressure on President Barack Obama to devise a strategy for dealing with the group in its sanctuary in Syria.
The U.S. military fired missiles at a high-level meeting of an Islamic militant group in Somalia on Monday, but said it was too early to tell whether its leader had been killed, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
Riding a wave of military gains by pro-Russia rebels, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
After months of negotiations, the government of Niger, a landlocked West African nation, has authorized the U.S. military to fly unarmed drones from the mud-walled desert city of Agadez, according to Nigerien and U.S. officials.
An Army lawyer assigned to defend Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at Guantanamo Bay has resigned his commission after being told he was being pulled from the case to attend a graduate program required for promotion.
Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries such as Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.
Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe.
For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics.
Despite falling to the defending league champions and making what coach Jacob Dowdell termed many “young mistakes” in their season opener, the future is bright for Guam High Panthers football, he said.
With Doggie Dips in Dubuque, Iowa, bright blue skies during a Big Bend Balloon Bash in Alpine, Texas, and ripening apples in Concord, N.H., Associated Press photographers take us across the United States with glimpses of daily life across America.
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