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After surviving the early days of Trump’s presidency, Iran deal is seen at risk

President Donald Trump decided against killing off the Iran nuclear deal in a Day One spectacular. It may face a lingering death instead.
3 hours 18 min ago

Passengers to face tighter screening at airports, but can still carry laptops

President Donald Trump decided against killing off the Iran nuclear deal in a Day One spectacular. It may face a lingering death instead.
3 hours 41 min ago

Ranger Hall of Fame opens doors to warriors from WWII to Global War on Terror

During a three-hour ceremony this week, 17 veterans were inducted into the prestigious U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame. The men had distinguished themselves in battles from World War II to the Global War on Terror.
4 hours 50 min ago

Alabama congressman wants separate military branch for space

An Alabama lawmaker’s proposal to create a separate military branch for space warfare appears to be moving forward in the U.S. House of Representatives.
4 hours 53 min ago

North Korea warns US it will keep building nuclear arsenal

North Korea's U.N. ambassador warned the United States and the rest of the world Wednesday that his country will keep building up its nuclear arsenal regardless of sanctions, pressure or military attack.
7 hours 34 min ago

South Korean leader vows to stand with Trump on North Korea

Speaking at a Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia, President Moon Jae-in offered an emotional tribute to Marines who fought in a fierce battle in the Korean War that helped in the mass evacuation of Korean civilians, including his own parents.
8 hours 10 min ago