Jon Stewart Lashes Out at Congress Over 9/11 Victims Fund
He scolded Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of m...
Senate Adjourns, Guaranteeing a Partial Government Shutdown
Senators expect to return at noon Saturday as talks continue.
Trump's Demand for Wall Pushes Government Closer to Shutdown
The Senate was being called back to session to consider a package approved by House Republicans late Thursday.
Trump Lashes Out as House Struggles with Avoiding Shutdown
The White House suggested that Trump is not onboard with a critical spending agreement because it lacks funding for a wall.
Senate Approves Bill to Keep Government Running into 2019
Senators passed the measure, which would keep government running to Feb. 8, by voice vote without a roll call.
Leaders Start Shutdown Talks after Trump Eases Wall Threat
The Senate's top leaders began negotiating after the White House indicated it does not want a shutdown over the wall.
Congress Passes Spending Deal, Bids to Avert Government Shutdown
Moving to head off a government shutdown, Congress has overwhelmingly approved a compromise spending bill.
Thousands Line Up to Say Goodbye to John McCain
Thousands of people lined up for blocks outside the U.S. Capitol Friday to say goodbye to John McCain.
Defense Bill Would Curb Cabinet Control of Nuclear Agency
A watchdog group said the proposed changes would begin "dismantling civilian control over the nuclear weapons enterprise."
In Reversal, Pentagon Now Says it Backs GOP Measure on Birds
The birds have become flashpoints in an ongoing battle over whether they warrant federal protection that hinders mining.
Shutdown is First Since 2013, But Not Exceptional
Members of the military will report to work, although they won't get paid until Congress approves funding.
VA Says It May Shut Down Hospitals To Close $2.5B Budget Gap
Senior VA official warns that it needs to fill a $3 billion shortfall or risk shutting down VA hospitals in August
Zinke Incorrectly Identifies VA Chief as 'Fellow Veteran'
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke incorrectly identified Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin as a "fellow veteran" in a phot...
VA Suspends Top Official in Relocation Scam
The Department of Veterans Affairs is suspending the head of the Veterans Benefits Administration for allowing two lower-rank...
Congressman Wants to Curb Military Surplus Program
Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting dea...
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Should Low-Income Military Families Get a Food Allowance? White House Says No
A provision in the House defense policy bill would create an entitlement to cover food and other needs.
Here's the New Marine Corps Weapon that Just Destroyed an Iranian Drone
The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian drone.
Lawmaker Orders Investigation into 'Pink Tax' on Women's Military Uniforms
A bill in Congress would order a GAO report on whether there really are gender disparities in uniform prices.
US Marine Corps Asks Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Marine Symbols for Campaign
The service apparently wrote Hunter a letter asking him to immediately stop using the USMC Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.
Marines' New Top Officer Wants to Give New Moms a Full Year Off
The commandant's plan would drastically expand the service's maternity leave benefits.
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West Virginia Soldier Dies in Kuwait in Non-Combat Incident
The incident is under investigation.
What's Keeping Generals up at Night? Cyber Threats
America, the world's most computer-dependent nation, is especially vulnerable to cyber attack.
Despite Opposition, Gamecocks Pick Retired General as School's Next President
The former superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point said he is honored to be named UCS's next president.
Norfolk Navy Airman Sentenced in Murder for Hire Plot
Navy Airman Uriel Gerardo-Olivas will also receive a dishonorable discharge.
Leonardo Helicopter Clears Final FAA Approval
If selected by the Navy this fall, the company would produce up to 130 helicopters at its Philadelphia production facility.
Air Force News
Eglin AFB F-35s Hit Their Highest Mission-Capable Rate
The 33rd Fighter Wing posted a 77.1% mission-capable rate for the 33 F-35s on its flight line.
Some Don't Like It Hot: Shorts on the Way for Maintainers at Nellis Air Force Base
The high-stress, high-heat environment prompted officials to get utility shorts for its maintenance crew, officials said.
Air Force JTAC Awarded Silver Star for Calling Airstrikes Under Fire
Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio received the third-highest award for valor in combat during a ceremony Thursday.
Marine Corps News
Married Marine Colonels to Take on Separate Commands on the Same Day
During two separate Marine Corps change-of-command ceremonies Friday in North Carolina, Col. Ebitz will take the reins.
USS Kearsarge, USS Arlington Return Home After Deployment
The USS Kearsarge and USS Arlington returned to Norfolk Thursday following a seven-month deployment.
Coast Guard News
Here's How the US Coast Guard Helped Put El Chapo Away for Life
Drug interdictions by the service played a role in convicting the kingpin.
Barry Drenches Gulf Coast, but Initially Spares New Orleans
Coast Guard helicopters rescued a dozen people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish, south of New Orleans.
Coast Guard Cutter Holds Line on China During Rare Pacific Deployment
Bertholf returned July 2 from the Coast Guard's first full-length deployment to the Western Pacific in seven years.