Texas Gov. Rick Perry Orders National Guard Troops to Border

Federal agencies have struggled to deal with the crisis, which has been brewing for months.

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Obama on Ukraine's Pro-Russia Separatists: 'What Are They Trying to Hide?'

"We have to make sure that the truth is out," the president said.

John Kerry Makes the U.S. Case Against Russia Over Downed Plane

The Secretary of State made the Obama administration's pitch over the plane crash in Ukraine across TV Sunday morning.


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When Nixon Nailed the SecDef

Or how to undercut your senior leadership team, Nixon style.

On Campus, Young Veterans Are Learning How to Be Millennials

They spent their early 20s in combat zones. Now they're back in school, struggling to fit in with their peers and figure out the rest of their lives.

Defense One Israeli soldiers take cover as an Iron Dome battery fires a rocket near the city of Ashrod, on November 19, 2012.

This Scientist Explains Why Israel's Iron Dome Is Overrated

Want to stay alive in Israel? Forget Iron Dome and check your phone. By Patrick Tucker

Obama Tells Europe to Step Up on Russia

It was clear from the president’s remarks about Ukraine that he now expects greater help from European allies in countering Putin.

Defense One President Obama on Friday leaves the podium after speaking to reporters about the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

Obama: No Expanded U.S. Military Role in Ukraine

The Obama administration says the attack on an airliner over Eastern Ukraine should be a ‘wake-up call’ for Europe to do more to protect its national security interests. By Molly O’Toole

Nextgov Two people monitoring the performance of extruders inside the Made In Space experiment box during a microgravity portion of flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 from the Zero G Corporation.

Here's What It Will Take to 3-D Print Replacement Rocket Parts in Space

Start with the government designing a research roadmap, NRC says.

Obama: We Know At Least One American Was Killed on Downed Malaysian Flight

The president addressed the plane crash in a Friday morning press conference.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures while speaking to host Jon Stewart during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."

Hillary Clinton's Strange Critique of US Foreign Policy

Is patriotic storytelling really the solution to America's international relations problem?

The border fence stretches across Arizona's southern end.

Congress Fiddles While Border Crisis Grows

Chances of a swift solution to the flood of unaccompanied children across the border seem remote.

U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning

Army to Begin Chelsea Manning's Gender Treatment

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved the Army's recommendation to keep Manning in military custody.