The U.S. Air Force’s new F-35 struggled in a dogfight with the plane it is supposed to replace.
Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the State Department late Tuesday night.
Attitudes toward the United States have never been worse in post-Soviet Russia. An opinion poll published by the independent, Moscow-based Levada Center this year indicated that just over 80 percent of Russians have negative views of the United States, a figure that has almost doubled in slightly over a year.
Russia’s new satellite system for detecting nuclear warheads will be inoperable until at least November.
The Obama administration and its negotiating partners blew through Tuesday’s self-imposed deadline for a major nuclear accord with Iran — prolonging for at least another week some 20 months of exhausting and convoluted closed-door talks that have capped more than a decade of brinkmanship between Tehran and the West.
The United States and Cuba will announce the opening of embassies on Wednesday, a senior administration official confirmed.
Virginia law enforcement agencies can begin using drones, but don’t expect the skies to be filled with police-piloted quadcopters just yet.
Afghanistan defense forces suffered a whopping 59 percent increase in battlefield casualties the past six months compared with 2014, mostly by the national police force, which remains ill-equipped to counter Taliban offenses and/or to hold recaptured territory, says a new Pentagon report.
The Islamic State group has beheaded civilian women for the first time since taking control of large swathes of Syria and Iraq, a human rights watchdog group said Tuesday.
The recent Sunday explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket high above the skies of Cape Canaveral should not reignite Washington’s willingness to use Russian rocket engines, Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain said.
A Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman is being ripped on Twitter after she posted a photo of a passenger’s bag containing $75,000 in cash.
Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including a suicide car bombing, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 30 soldiers, security and military officials said.