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Police Departments Keep Losing Their Military Humvees and Assault Rifles

At least four police departments have had their Pentagon issued Humvees stolen in the last five years.

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Actual Telepathy Is One Step Closer to the Battlefield

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Can you read my mind? Researchers announce first brain-to-brain communication without a surgical implant. By Patrick Tucker

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Islamic State Militant Beheads U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff in Video, Group Says

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As they warned they would, Islamic State fighters beheaded American Steven Sotloff, says intel group. By Kevin Baron

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The damage is shown near a building on the US embassy complex in Tripoli Monday.

Libyan Militia Now Controls U.S. Embassy Compound in Tripoli

A Libyan militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, with the hope that foreign diplomats will return to their posts.

National Guard Turns to Food Banks Because Rick Perry Hasn't Paid Them

The National Guard troops Texas Gov. Rick Perry ordered to the U.S. Mexico border last month are using food and gas aid from a local food bank because they haven't been paid in weeks.

Col. James Keefe of the Massachusetts Air National Guard takes questions on the crash.

National Guard Pilot Was Killed in Virginia Crash

Two-day search and rescue effort involved more than 100 local, state, and federal officials and volunteers.

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced the move Friday.

U.S. Won't Raise Terror Threat Level Even Though U.K.'s Is 'Severe'

The U.S. threat level remains the same, officials said, despite the U.K.'s move to raise its level to "severe" in response to the Islamic State.

Defense One An Iraqi Shiite fighter clashes with Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, 43 miles south of Baghdad, on August 18, 2014.

Is There a Plan to Attack in Syria or Not?

White House and Pentagon spokesmen spent Friday explaining that the president and the Joint Chiefs have some plans to strike in Syria, but there is no plan. By Kevin Baron

Protestors rally against Russia in Kharkiv in March.

U.S. Tells Russia to 'Stop Lying' About Its Involvement in Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the conflict.

Defense One President Obama leaves the podium in the James Brady Press Briefing room on Thursday.

Obama: 'We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet'

President Obama said the U.S. is not about to escalate the Islamic State fight because he is still searching for a long-term strategy to defeat the group. By Kevin Baron

Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

The classified torture report will come out only on her timeline.

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Defense to Install Health Record Viewer in Even More Facilities by the End of Next Month

The Joint Legacy Viewer will be also deployed to all 152 VA hospitals by then.

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