Pentagon spent $150 million housing 'handful' of employees in private villas in Afghanistan
The US has spent nearly $1 trillion in Afghanistan since 2001. Some of that went toward flat-screen TVs and 24-hour access to 'light snacks' for 5 to 10 workers.
Watch live: San Bernardino shooting being investigated as terrorism
The investigation into the San Bernardino shooting has been officially transferred to the FBI.
The US hasn’t armed a communist nation in ages. That could soon change
The US once used its weapons on communist forces in Vietnam. Now it wants to sell them there.
No signs that San Bernardino shooter was radicalized, imam says
'We never saw a sign of radicalization,' said the imam of the mosque Syed Farook attended. 'If someone becomes nuts, you don't represent the religion anymore.'
American guns fuel violence at home and abroad
It's not just in the United States where American weaponry is a problem.
Obama welcomes British vote to join Syria air campaign
US President Barack Obama hailed a vote Wednesday by British lawmakers to join the air campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria.
U.S. authorities look for militant links to shooters in California mass slaying
US-CALIFORNIA-SHOOTING:U.S. authorities look for militant links to shooters in California mass slaying
Hollywood is doing a crummy job of pandering to Chinese audiences
American critics complain about cheesy made-for-China scenes in Hollywood movies. So do Chinese viewers.
Planned Parenthood shooter declared 'no more baby parts'
The picture emerging of suspect Robert Lewis Dear is a spotty one.
Planned Parenthood attack marks another instance of violence perpetrated by a white American
Nothing about the suspect's motives has been released, so we don't yet know if it was an act of terrorism.
'Black Friday' protest of police shooting shuts main Chicago shopping street
US-USA-RACE-CHICAGO-PROTESTS:'Black Friday' protest of police shooting shuts main Chicago shopping street
Men may eat more when women are watching
Maybe. It's according to a pretty small study — but quite an intriguing one.
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F Kurtis Gabriel was recalled from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Tuesday. Gabriel, 22, made his NHL debut on Nov. 10 registering five penalty minutes in a win agai
7 harvest festivals around the world that make Thanksgiving look boring
There are better things than turkey and pumpkin pie.
Declassified document shows how close the US and Soviet Union came to nuclear war in 1983
The Soviets were convinced the US was planning a nuclear first strike. And they were ready to preempt it.
US bombing of Afghan hospital 'avoidable,' caused by 'human error,' DOD says
US forces who launched a deadly airstrike on an Afghan hospital had intended to attack a nearby Taliban-controlled compound, US military officials said.
Here's an easy way to share your Thanksgiving meal with Syrian refugees
A computer programmer and former Army reservist came up with a new way to spread gratitude.
Uh oh, copper has fallen to its lowest price since the financial crisis
Market analysts call the metal 'Dr. Copper' because it's such a useful barometer of the global economy. Here's what it's saying right now.
Why the US should hold on to Indian students
Indians bring high test scores — and tuition fees — to US universities. But could visa difficulties keep them from wanting to apply?
Women will start earning as much money as men do in 2133
The World Economic Forum says it will take a few more generations to close the global gender pay gap.
More Mexican migrants are leaving the US than entering
Most Mexicans leaving the US are doing so voluntarily to reunite with their family or to start one, Pew research says.
Why refusing to accept Syrian refugees in the US is a terrible idea
Analysis: Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie said even orphans under the age of five shouldn't be allowed to settle in the United States.
Don't believe everything you read on social media about the Paris attacks
Rumors, misinformation and outright lies were posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during and after the deadliest violence in France since World War II.
United Nations urges countries not to demonize refugees over Paris attacks
'We are deeply disturbed by language that demonizes refugees as a group. This is dangerous as it will contribute to xenophobia and fear.'
US states turn back on Syria refugees after Paris attacks
At least 19 US states moved to shut the door on Syrian refugees on Monday as governors cited security fears in the wake of the Paris attacks.
After the Paris attacks, all the talk is of more war
More than 14 years later, the 'War on Terror' marches on. Perhaps there's another solution?
The US has a law to stop NASA from working with China, and scientists hate it
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?
'America has forgotten about us': Former US allies in Vietnam flee persecution
The 'fearless' tribespeople who fought alongside US Special Forces in the Vietnam War now face harassment at home and disinterest abroad.
The US is pretty sure Metrojet Flight 9268 was bombed
Russia and Egypt? Not so much.
Lawmakers attack Pentagon funding sports teams as 'paid patriotism'
Since 2012, the Pentagon paid out at least $6.8 million in contracts to pro football, baseball, hockey and soccer teams, a Senate Armed Services Committee report found.
China's first-ever summit with Taiwan is one for the history books
Two Chinas, two presidents and the first meeting in more than 60 years.