Jon Stewart Lashes Out at Congress Over 9/11 Victims Fund
He scolded Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of m...
Senate Adjourns, Guaranteeing a Partial Government Shutdown
Senators expect to return at noon Saturday as talks continue.
Trump's Demand for Wall Pushes Government Closer to Shutdown
The Senate was being called back to session to consider a package approved by House Republicans late Thursday.
Trump Lashes Out as House Struggles with Avoiding Shutdown
The White House suggested that Trump is not onboard with a critical spending agreement because it lacks funding for a wall.
Senate Approves Bill to Keep Government Running into 2019
Senators passed the measure, which would keep government running to Feb. 8, by voice vote without a roll call.
Leaders Start Shutdown Talks after Trump Eases Wall Threat
The Senate's top leaders began negotiating after the White House indicated it does not want a shutdown over the wall.
Congress Passes Spending Deal, Bids to Avert Government Shutdown
Moving to head off a government shutdown, Congress has overwhelmingly approved a compromise spending bill.
Thousands Line Up to Say Goodbye to John McCain
Thousands of people lined up for blocks outside the U.S. Capitol Friday to say goodbye to John McCain.
Defense Bill Would Curb Cabinet Control of Nuclear Agency
A watchdog group said the proposed changes would begin "dismantling civilian control over the nuclear weapons enterprise."
In Reversal, Pentagon Now Says it Backs GOP Measure on Birds
The birds have become flashpoints in an ongoing battle over whether they warrant federal protection that hinders mining.
Shutdown is First Since 2013, But Not Exceptional
Members of the military will report to work, although they won't get paid until Congress approves funding.
VA Says It May Shut Down Hospitals To Close $2.5B Budget Gap
Senior VA official warns that it needs to fill a $3 billion shortfall or risk shutting down VA hospitals in August
WHY IT MATTERS: Veterans
Veterans are a politically consequential group. Nearly 70 percent voted in the 2012 presidential election.
Pentagon, Lawmakers Mark Vietnam War at Capitol Ceremony
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and congressional leaders thanked Vietnam War veterans for their service at a Capitol ceremony.
Obama Signs $633B Defense Bill
President Obama signed the defense bill despite concerns about limits imposed on his handling of terror suspects.
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New Commissary, Exchange Access Delayed for Many Veterans
Disabled veterans and Purple Heart recipients won't see on-base access for commissaries and exchange stores any time soon.
'Black Hawk Down' Veteran Dies at Age 64
James McMahon served 16 years in the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and then later as a member of the elite Delta Force.
The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications
If you can squat more than 300 pounds -- and then do it again nine more times -- the Marines may have an elite job for you.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
"As the President has stated, 'when our soldiers have to fight for our country, I want to give them the confidence to fight.'...
Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role
Pete Buttigieg is careful not to call himself a combat veteran even as he notes the danger he faced.
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Army Providing Security for Vindman During Probe
An official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security as he testifies during the impeachment hearing.
Butterfly on a Bomb Range: Endangered Species Act at Work on Fort Bragg
As a 400-pound explosive resounds in the distance, a tiny St. Francis Satyr butterfly flits among the splotchy leaves.
Army Lt. Col. Vindman Ready to Speak Out Publicly on Trump
The decorated soldier and White House aide is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.
Navy Recruits Are Now Using Their Fingerprints to Sign Enlistment Documents
Using fingerprints to sign documents has enabled recruiters to work digitally the entire time instead of printing pages.
Sailors and Families Are Seeking $287M in New Lawsuits After Navy Ship Collision
Navy leaders have acknowledged several missteps that led to the fatal accident.
'Extraordinary and Remarkable Legacy': Naval Academy Grads Discuss Life as NASA Astronauts
Lt. Kayla Barron never imagined she might become an astronaut until she served on a submarine.
Air Force News
Air Force Leader Who Wrote Essay About Respecting Subordinates Fired for Disrespecting Subordinates
The command chief of the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was removed from his position last month.
The Air Force Could Retire These 8 Fighter Planes and Bombers
Some think that getting rid of the old stuff to make room for the new makes sense.
Airman of the Year Earns Silver Star for Heroism in Afghan Firefights
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
Marine Corps News
On Eve of Funeral, Marine's Widow Remains in Limbo
As a last-ditch measure, a law firm now plans to send a cease-and-desist letter on her behalf to the funeral home.
Attorney Calls on US Marine Deserter to Turn Himself In
Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the murder of his mother's boyfriend.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Seizes Shocking $69 Million Worth of Cocaine from Drug-Running Sub
Video shows the crew of the Cutter Harriet Lane removing 5,000 pounds of cocaine from the semi-submersible vessel.
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.