Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2020. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1...

Should your student loans and your spouse’s get hitched?

Multiple studies have shown that student debt can cause borrowers to delay getting married. For some borrowers, though, marriage could actually be a gateway to paying less. You can ...

Chinese military news agency discloses 2019-nCoV was product of lab: Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As conspiracies about the origin of the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) surface in recent weeks, exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui (郭文貴) said on Tuesday (Feb. 4) that Ch...

US general slips into Iraq for talks to salvage relations

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — The top U.S. commander for the Middle East slipped quietly into Iraq Tuesday, as the Trump administration works to salvage relations with Iraqi leaders and shut ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEMOCRATS LAY A BIG CAUCUS EGG The Iowa Democratic Party says that results ...

Al-Qaida in Yemen claims deadly Florida naval base shooting

CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen claimed responsibility Sunday for last year's deadly shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia. The...

Pentagon approves using military bases to quarantine 1,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Saturday approved a request from the Department of Health and Human Services for the possible use of military facilities to accommodate 1,000 people w...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Democrats, impeachment and cows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Contrary to a statement by President Donald Trump, Democrats are not aiming to kill cows, Iowa farmers or you. Trump's fictional take on murderous Democrats, which ...

Pentagon seeking Iraqi permission to deploy missile defenses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has asked Iraq for permission to put Patriot missile systems at bases hosting U.S. troops to improve defenses against attacks like the Jan. 8 Iranian missile strike...

Brain injuries in Iraq put attention on invisible war wounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The spotlight on brain injuries suffered by American troops in Iraq this month is an example of America's episodic attention to this invisible war wound, which has affected hundreds ...

Pentagon identifies 2 Air Force airmen killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Wednesday released the names of two Air Force officers killed in the crash of their Bombardier E-11A electronic surveillance plane in Afghanistan. T...

Microsoft plows ahead in cloud business growth

Microsoft on Wednesday reported another solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, as it plows ahead in selling its cloud computing services to big businesses and the government. T...

U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa; allies worry

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on the continent, a move that worries its international partners who ar...

Pentagon: 50 troops suffered brain injuries in Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Tuesday raised to 50 the number of U.S. service members who suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile strike earlier this month on an Iraqi air base, the th...

Review finds heavy use of commando forces led to ethics slip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Episodic misconduct and ethical lapses among U.S. special operations forces, like the Navy SEALs and Army Green Berets, stem from a culture that puts too much emphasis on fighting an...