Afghan authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest was able to infiltrate the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul on Sunday and attempt to assassinate the city’s chief of police.
The last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home.
A new fuel-efficient aircraft engine designed in part by Air Force Academy cadets has won an innovation contest sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
They had simple plans, and grand ones.
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a Nov. 5 letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.
The unemployment rate for the newest generation of veterans jumped by 1 full percentage point in October, according to new federal data, but the figure of 7.2 percent is about average for 2014 and actually a marked improvement from last year’s overall unemployment rate of 9 percent for that group.
The four-star commander of war operations in Iraq and Syria said politics is the key to defeating the Islamic militants there – and more U.S. troops will not necessarily help resolve the complex sectarian conflict roiling the two nations.
‘He’s coming for all of us,’ said the serious voice on the other end of a late-afternoon call.