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Metro to Open Early Sunday for Army Ten-Miler

Metro trains will start running two hours early on Sunday to help runners traveling to the Army Ten-Miler.

10/10/2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks as he takes part in a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: ‘The More Endangered We Are Here’ As ISIS Gets Stronger

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warns that America could face a terror attack from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as the group continues to grow.

10/09/2014

A senior U.S. official says American airstrikes overnight in Syria targeted a cell of al-Qaida militants, hitting and possibly killing a top bomb-maker in the group.  (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Spokesman: ‘We All Need To Prepare Ourselves For The Reality’ ISIS Will Take More Syrian Towns

U.S. and coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, but it may yet fall under the extremists’ control because air power alone cannot prevent it, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.

10/09/2014

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Pentagon: 100 U.S. Marines Heading to Liberia

The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.

10/08/2014

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: No ‘Credible’ Evidence Of Civilians Killed By Syria Airstrikes

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no “credible” reporting that such deaths occurred.

09/25/2014

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Navy Searches For Pilot After Jets Crash Into Pacific Ocean

Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other.

09/12/2014

Iraqi Peshmerga fighters take position at a post near the jihadist-held city of Zumar in Mosul province on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Military Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS To Prevent Terror Group From Capturing Vital Iraqi Dam

The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam.

09/07/2014

The Missile Defense Agency's Flight Test 06b Ground-Based Interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 22, 2014. (Getty Images)

US Military Blows Up Hypersonic Weapon After Failed Test Launch

Launch was a prototype weapon that can travel faster than the speed of sound.

08/26/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

‘The Meaning Of The Law Is Clear And Ambiguous': GAO Says Pentagon Broke Law With Bergdahl Swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.

08/22/2014

Joint Chiefs Chair: 'No Safe Haven' For ISIL Militants (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Islamic State Militants Will Regroup

American air strikes have disrupted ISIS military operations, but Def. Sec. Hagel warns the Islamic extremist group will eventually recover and begin a new offensive.

08/21/2014

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