'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled Friday to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Rooseve...

Virus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus is taking a growing toll on the U.S. military, and commanders and senior officials are bracing for worse. From nuclear missile fields at home to war zones abroad, fro...

Opening day memories: From Seaver to Scully, Ted to the Ted

No game today. On what was supposed to be opening day all around the majors, ballparks will be shut Thursday because of the coronavirus pandemic. So while we wait a...

Apache and Kiowa helicopters land at Taipei university campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students at National Taipei University (NTPU) were surprised Wednesday (March 25) to see two military helicopters land on their campus. The AH-64E Apache and the OH-58D...

N Korea says Trump sent letter to Kim, offers cooperation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump sent a personal letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seeking to maintain good relations and offering cooperation in fighting the viral pandemic, ...

South Korea: North Korea fires 2 presumed missiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, as it continues to expand military capabilities amid a st...

South Korean military says North Korea fires 2 presumed missiles to sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea fires 2 presumed missiles to sea.

In pandemic, word definitions shift and new lexicon emerges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Newscasts bring word of “hot zones” and “lockdowns.” Conversations are littered with talk of “quarantines” and “isolation.” Leaders urge “social distancing” and “sheltering in plac...

Taiwan and US move forward on deal for 250 Stinger missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan can expect to take delivery of all 250 Stinger missiles from the United States by the end of March 2026 now that both sides have agreed on a price, reports said Wed...

Congress acts to limit Trump on military action in Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a veto threat, Congress has approved a bipartisan measure to limit President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran. The House...

Pakistani fighter pilot dies during aerobatic practice

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani fighter pilot died Wednesday when his F-16 jet crashed in a wooded area near the capital while practicing aerobatic maneuvers ahead of this month's National Day celebratio...

US Iran rep says Tehran must let inspectors into nuke site

PARIS (AP) — The U.S. special representative for Iran said Thursday the Islamic Republic must "immediately" ensure inspectors have access to sites that harbor traces of nuclear material or activity. ...

Tripoli’s civilian airport attacked amid diplomatic impasse

CAIRO (AP) — The only civilian airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli came under direct attack by eastern-based opposition forces, authorities in the capital said Thursday, as diplomatic efforts to ...

Israeli warplanes strike targets in central Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes fired missiles toward military positions in central Syria early Thursday, Syrian state media and an opposition war monitor reported. State news agency...

China says North Korea is suffering `negatively' from virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China’s U.N. ambassador said Monday that North Korea is suffering “negatively” from the coronavirus and called for greater flexibility from the United States and other countries ...