Military And Defense
MOSCOW | Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday for bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square waving flags and chanting "Crimea is Russia!" as a parliamentary leader declared that the peninsula would be welcomed as an "equal subjec…
Two men talk during a rally against the breakup of the country in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, March 7, 2014. Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
A woman walks by members of Cossack militia guarding the Parliament in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, March 7, 2014.Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack O…
Pro-Putin demonstrators hold posters reading "Crimea is Russian land!" as they gather towards to Red Square in Moscow, Russia on Friday.
Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, in Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Ukraine's protest leaders and the president they aim to oust called a truce Wednesday, just hours after the military raised fea…
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
This Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006 file photo, shows an aerial view of a heavy-water production plant in the central Iranian town of Arak. Iranian state TV on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 announced the country has started implementing a landmark deal struck between six world powers and Tehran to ease Wes…
From left, National Security Agency Director General Keith Alexander, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., sit together before President Barack Obama spoke about National Security Agency (NSA) sur…
Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:
WASHINGTON | Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration's showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Others rewrote computer code over and over to meet wha…
A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Officials said Tuesday that police and other security workers at upcoming events like the Indianapolis 500 may have a heightened state of awareness following the explosions at the Boston Marathon, but odds are spectators won't notice any difference.
Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talks about security for the upcoming Mini Marathon and Indianapolis 500. The Mini Marathon is the nation’s largest half-marathon, with 35,000 participants, and is run on May 4 this year.
Alicia Watkins remembers a friend Tuesday who died at the Pentagon during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
OAK CREEK, Wis. | Before he strode into a Sikh temple with a 9mm handgun and multiple magazines of ammunition, Wade Michael Page played in white supremacist heavy metal bands with names such as Definite Hate and End Apathy.
WASHINGTON | The Muppets are heading to the White House.
HONOLULU | Bulls star Derrick Rose has established himself among the elite NBA players in just three seasons. His salary, however, doesn't come anywhere near the top in the league, let alone his own team.
ST. LOUIS | Michelle Obama and Jill Biden put their baseball allegiances aside Wednesday and teamed up with Major League Baseball to support the military before Game 1 of the World Series.
IOWA CITY, Iowa | The dog who touched hearts all over the world by lying next to the casket of a slain Navy SEAL earlier this month might lead the Iowa Hawkeyes onto the field during a game this season.
According to reports, the Senate deficit-cutting plan proposed by the so-called "Gang of Six" requires a reduction in retiree COLA and demands that the armed services committees make $80 billion in cuts to military compensation and benefits over the next decade.
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