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Some Haitians turn to prayer after president’s assassination

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hundreds of Haitians sought solace in prayer at Sunday church services as a political power struggle threatened to further destabilize their...

Guantanamo prosecutor retires as 9/11 trial remains elusive

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WASHINGTON — The Army general who spent the past decade leading an oft-stalled effort to prosecute five men held at the Guantanamo Bay detention...

Pentagon chief allows Naval Academy grad to pursue NFL job

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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Tuesday that the U.S. military will allow Naval Academy graduate Cameron Kinley to pursue a career in...

US hosts high-level Saudi visit after Khashoggi killing

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WASHINGTON — Top Biden administration officials on Tuesday hosted a brother to Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in the highest-level such...

US vacates key Afghan base; pullout target now ‘late August’

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WASHINGTON — Nearly 20 years after invading Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaida, the U.S. military has vacated its biggest airfield...

EXPLAINER: When is the US war in Afghanistan really over?

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WASHINGTON — As the last U.S. combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, the question arises: When is the war really over? ...

Rumsfeld, a cunning leader who oversaw a ruinous Iraq war

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WASHINGTON — Calling Donald H. Rumsfeld energetic was like calling the Pacific wide. When others would rest, he would run. While others sat, he...

Futuristic railguns are out, hypersonic missiles are in

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BATH, Maine — The U.S. Navy pulled the plug, for now, on a futuristic weapon that fires projectiles at up to seven times the...

Former South Carolina lawmaker suspended from Pentagon job

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MARION, S.C. — A former South Carolina state lawmaker and failed congressional candidate has been placed on leave from her Pentagon job during a...

Branson’s Virgin Orbit launches 7 satellites from 747 plane

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit delivered satellites from three countries into space Tuesday, its second rocket launch from a plane this year. ...