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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan speaks to members of the Military Reporters and Editors Association during their annual convention at the Navy League Building in Arlington, Va., Oct. 26, 2018.

Will Trump Really Cut Defense Spending by 5%? It’s Way Too Early To Say

The Pentagon’s No. 2 confirms that the president’s surprise order will affect the military, but experts say there may ultimately be no decline at all.

Early in the morning migrants sleep next to the highway, as a thousands-strong caravan of Central American migrants slowly makes its way toward the U.S. border, between Pijijiapan and Arriaga, Mexico on Friday.

Trump Wants Troops To Defend U.S. Borders. His Staff Wants Another Solution.

A senior administration official told reporters that the only way to stop immigrants is by changing the law.

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., above, and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, are trying to fund visas for Afghans now in danger because of their work for the U.S. government.

Funding Battle Leaves Afghan Translators in Limbo

They risked their lives to support U.S. troops, but congressional budget maneuvers may leave them out in the cold.

A police officer and dog are shown outside a postal facility on Thursday in Opa-locka, Fla. Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president.

If the Pipe-Bomb Mailings Weren't Terrorism, What Is?

There is no consensus—in academia, law, or common usage—on when an attack is more than just a crime.

Discovery lifts off on the STS-119 mission from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in 2017.

Would a Space Force Mean The End of NASA?

The United States already has a space agency: NASA. So why do we need a Space Force, and what would it do? Could a Space Force strain diplomatic relationships, reigniting the race to militarize space?

White nationalists and counter protesters clash in during a rally that turned violent resulting in the death of one and multiple injuries in 2017.

U.S. Terror Attacks Are Increasingly Motivated By Right-Wing Views

Suspicious packages were found near the offices of prominent Democrats today, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan speaking at an Oct. 23 meeting of the National Space Council.

Pentagon Officials Debating How Fast to Launch Space Force, Deputy Says

White House panel announces formal recommendations, while Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan confirms NRO will remain apart from Space Force.

Adm. John Richardson delivers remarks during the CNOs' 23rd International Seapower Symposium in September.

Navy’s Top Officer Faulted for Slow Response to Sexual Harassment at ‘Bad Santa’ Party

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson waited months to reassign a press officer accused of misconduct.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the classified NROL-42 satellite lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in September 2017.

Here’s The Pentagon’s Initial Plan For Creating a Space Force

Parts of the Air Force, Navy and Army would move into a sixth branch, but the NRO will likely remain independent.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the AEHF-4 satellite lifts off at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on Oct. 17.

Mattis Asks Trump to OK Space Command, Pick Leaders

The Pentagon has made a number of internal moves to create the 11th combatant command.