President Trump, American people observe moment of silence for 9/11

U.S. 09/11/19, 14:38

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Wednesday observed a moment of silence to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the White House lawn. The U.S. president tweeted, “We will never forget 9.11.01.” — Donald J. ...

President Trump celebrates new Defense Secretary Mark Esper

U.S. 07/25/19, 16:22

President Donald J. Trump on Thursday celebrated his new secretary of defense with pomp and pageantry at the Pentagon. President Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence and Pentagon leaders partook in a full honors welcome ceremony that includes a 21-gun-salute, for ...

Liberal groups want 2020 Dems to back Pentagon spending cuts

Politics 05/23/19, 02:16

Nearly two dozen progressive groups are launching a new push to persuade Democratic presidential candidates to support dramatic spending cuts at the Pentagon. The liberal groups are writing Thursday to all candidates in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary, urging the White ...

US still pondering military options in Venezuela

Politics 05/04/19, 02:36

The Trump administration ended a week of pointed but vague threats of a military response to the Venezuelan political crisis with a meeting at the Pentagon to consider its options, though there was still no sign any action was on ...

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