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A wounded warrior walks along a makeshift sidewalk at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Wednesday, July 27, 2011 during a ceremony to officially "case the colors" as a transition to medical services at Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. The Washington, D.C., facility has served wounded warriors and other military personnel and families for more than 100 years. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

- Associated Press

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle.

President Barack Obama listened as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during their news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 17, 2015. The leaders discussed Europe's economy, a pending trade pact between the U.S. and Europe, climate change and energy security.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama downplays timing of Iran nuke sanctions

- The Washington Times

President Obama said Friday his “main concern” in lifting sanctions against Iran is the ability to restore the penalties quickly if Tehran violates the framework deal to curb its nuclear program, saying he’s less worried about how those sanctions are lifted at the start.

Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, left, speaks with his defense attorney, Sam Shamansky, during a hearing to set bond on charges of money laundering and providing support for terrorism, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. Mohamud pleaded not guilty and bond was set at $1 million. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

Ohio man charged with plot to attack, execute U.S. soldiers

- The Washington Times

A federal grand jury on Thursday charged a 23-year-old Ohio man with attempting to support the agenda of terrorists after he flew to Syria, received training from a terror group and returned to the U.S. with a plan to attack military officers and police.

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ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY ARPIL 18 AND THEREAFTER -  In this March 26, 2015 photo, Navy natural resources specialist Cory Campora, left, spokeswoman Denise Emsley and remedial project manager Eric Shigaki survey Ordy Pond in Kapolei, Hawaii. The Navy said it spent $1.35 million to clean up munitions-related items from Ordy Pond, a 10,000-year-old limestone sinkhole on the old Barbers Point Naval Air Station that's helped point to when Polynesians first colonized Oahu. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

State intends to use site to study area's past

- Associated Press

The Navy said it spent $1.35 million to clean up munitions-related items from Ordy Pond, a 10,000-year-old limestone sinkhole on the old Barbers Point Naval Air Station that's helped point to when Polynesians first colonized Oahu.

Space experts endorse sharing military satellite data

Associated Press

Air Force Space Command leaders are working on plans to share data from satellites controlled by the military, bringing new opportunities that could allow firefighters to get images on their smartphones to help stamp out wildfires, and allow nonmilitary organizations to keep a better eye on the weather.

Student aircraft designs put to test at Ohio college

Associated Press

The Wright Brothers had to go from Dayton to North Carolina to see if their airplane design worked more than a century ago. Students developing their own designs now can find out through the flight simulation lab on a southwest Ohio college campus.

A construction crew works on concrete forms at the new Veterans Administration hospital complex, which is under construction, in Aurora, Colo., just east of downtown Denver, Saturday April 18, 2015. Plumbers, electricians and drywall installers are still at work on the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, even as the Veterans Affairs Department tries to coax another $830 million from Congress to finish the project, officials said Saturday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

VA: Denver hospital will need $340 million in equipment

- Associated Press

The Veterans Affairs Department expects to spend about $340 million to buy medical equipment and train staff for its new Denver hospital, on top of the estimated $1.73 billion to build the facility, officials said Saturday.

In this photo take on Friday, April 17, 2015, smoke rises after a Saudi-led airstrike on Sanaa, Yemen.  Iran's foreign minister urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday to try to end "the senseless aerial attacks" in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition and establish a cease-fire.  (AP Photo/Shohdi Alsofi)

Yemen militia says it is besieging rebels at strategic base

- Associated Press

Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman said.

Watchdog: ICE could have saved millions on detainee flights

- Associated Press

Millions of dollars might have been saved through better management and by not leaving seats empty on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter flights carrying detained immigrants to their home countries, according to an internal watchdog report released Friday.

Al-Qaida in Yemen takes massive weapons depot from army

- Associated Press

Al-Qaida's Yemen branch routed government forces from a large weapons depot in the country's east on Friday, seizing dozens of tanks, Katyusha rocket launchers and small arms, security officials said, as airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition intensified in the capital, Sanaa, and also in Yemen's second-largest city.

FILE - in this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002 file photo, Iraqi Vice chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri salutes during a ceremony at the Martyrs Monument in Baghdad, Iraq. Salahuddin province Gov. Raed al-Jabouri says soldiers and allied Shiite militiamen killed al-Douri early Friday, April 17, 2015 in an operation east of the city of Tikrit. A graphic photo issued by the government purports to be of al-Douri's corpse, but DNA tests are still pending. (AP Photo/Jassim Mohammed, File)

Iraqi officials say Saddam deputy killed near Tikrit

- Associated Press

Iraqi officials say they believe government forces have killed Saddam Hussein's former deputy who later allied himself with Islamic State militants — Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri.

Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs go unprosecuted

- Associated Press

As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the Islamic State group, American military members, contractors and others caught with culturally significant artifacts they brought home from the war there are going largely unprosecuted.

FILE - in this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002 file photo, Iraqi Vice chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri salutes during a ceremony at the Martyrs Monument in Baghdad, Iraq. Salahuddin province Gov. Raed al-Jabouri says soldiers and allied Shiite militiamen killed al-Douri early Friday, April 17, 2015 in an operation east of the city of Tikrit. A graphic photo issued by the government purports to be of al-Douri's corpse, but DNA tests are still pending. (AP Photo/Jassim Mohammed, File)

Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

- Associated Press

He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives.