Senate Rejects Trump Border Emergency as Republicans Defect
The Republican-run Senate rejected President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday.
House OKs Democrats' Bill Blocking Trump Emergency on Wall
Democrats rammed legislation through the House that would stymie Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his wall.
Budget Deal Allows Far Less Money than Trump Wanted for Wall
Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown.
Senate Rejects Rival Dem, GOP Plans for Reopening Government
A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown.
Senators Privately Reassure European Allies on NATO Support
A bipartisan group of senators used a private meeting Wednesday to reassure diplomats from NATO of the Senate's support.
Trump Administration Mulls Housing Immigrant Kids at Military Bases
Health and Human Services is considering housing at military bases those children picked up crossing the border illegally.
Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Budget After Threatening Veto
President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, averting a midnight government shutdown.
Congress OKs $1.3 Trillion Budget, Averting Another Shutdown
Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now.
Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Hits Truck, 1 on Truck Killed
No lawmakers or aides were injured, but the White House said one person was killed and another seriously injured.
US Government Shuts Down as Partisan Blame Game Heats Up
Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote.
Congress Likely Racing Toward a Government Shutdown
A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend.
State of Union in 2016: Strong Job Market, Middling Economy
President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address on Tuesday night.
Ryan Tells GOP There's Agreement on Tax and Spending Bill
Congressional leaders and the White House have reached agreement on a massive year-end tax and spending package, House Speake...
Dem Senator Withdraws Vets Fertility Bill, Cites GOP Attacks
A Democratic senator withdrew a bill expanding government fertility services for wounded veterans.
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After PT Deaths, Air Force Weighs Separating Waist Measurement from Fitness Test
The Air Force's top enlisted leader said some airmen go to extremes, even starving themselves, to pass the tape test.
Air Force to Institute New Fitness Requirements for Commanders
Starting next week, commanders will be expected to stay in shape, according to Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
The Air Force Has Declared War on Hopelessness in the Ranks
Toxic leadership appears to contribute to "hopelessness," according to the top enlisted person and chief of staff.
This Osprey-Style Drone Could Help Marines Protect Navy Warships
The Marine Corps is considering using a massive drone not unlike its MV-22B Osprey to protect ships.
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Gen. Dempsey Returns to West Point, Offers Leadership Advice to Cadets
The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said one important trait of any leader is humility.
Cost of Double-Lining Underground Fuel Storage Tanks Isn't Justified, Navy Says
The report notes that double-walling the tanks is expected to cost 10 times more than the current option.
Navy Commander Accused of Rape Sentenced to Year in the Brig for Lesser Assault Charge
Neuhart pleaded guilty to charges of assault and behavior unbecoming of an officer on before a Navy judge in San Diego.
Air Force News
'Col. Ned Stark' Sounds Off on Air Force Promotion System Overhaul
Col. Jason Lamb, took the stage before a packed audience of airmen with Lt. Gen. Brian Kelly.
About 75 People Gather at Area 51 Gate, 1 Person Arrested
The "Storm Area 51" invitation spawned festivals in the tiny Nevada towns of Rachel and Hiko nearest the military site.
For Air Force Drone Operators, Connection with Unmanned Aircraft Runs Deep
Air Force Col. Stephen Jones admits that having emotional ties to a drone may seem a bit strange to an outsider.
Marine Corps News
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The Close Quarter Thermal takes two CR-123 batteries, weighs approximately one pound and currently costs about $10,000.
Arizona Family Searches for Missing Camp Pendleton Marine
An Arizona police spokesman says officers have turned the matter over to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Offloads 6 Tons of Cocaine, Worth About $435M
Four cutters intercepted a total of eight drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean over the past three months
Coast Guard Commander Charged with Importing Narcotics
According to a complaint, James Silcox III received three shipments of Tramadol to post-office boxes over the summer.
Coast Guard Discovers Abandoned Panga Boat with 41 Bales of Marijuana
A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.