Iran's president: Nuclear deal has helped economy
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that last month's nuclear deal with world powers has already boosted the country's economy, as he continues a push to convince skeptics of the benefits brought by the pact's partial sanctions relief.
Iran opposes foreign presence in Afghanistan
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday his country opposes the presence of foreign forces in Afghanistan and the region, saying their presence generates tension, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Hagel offers troops rare glimmer of hope on budget
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday offered troops a rare glimmer of hope on the department's financial woes, saying a possible budget agreement back home could ease the automatic spending cuts that have hit the military hard.
Bombings kill 39 in and around Iraqi capital
At least 11 explosions tore through predominantly Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 39 people at crowded market places, commercial districts and car repair shops, officials said.
Obama: Chances for final Iran deal 50/50 or worse
President Barack Obama said Saturday he believes the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50/50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons.
QBs recall historic '63 matchup
If you were alive in 1963, you almost certainly remember exactly where you were when you found out President Kennedy had been shot.
Pearl Harbor survivor thrives meeting visitors
Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed 'Herb's Hot Rod.' When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words 'Pearl Harbor Survivor,' he coaxes her over.
JIEDDO to shrink, but expand mission
The Pentagon's counter-IED organization will shrink nearly 90 percent in the coming years from its peak strength in 2010 but expand its missions, according to US Defense Department documents.
Former Navy CPO convicted in wife's slaying
A New Orleans jury deliberated for an hour and a half before convicting a former Navy chief petty officer on charges of second-degree murder in the crossbow shooting of his wife in their home in 2011.
Biden: Asia's growth a chance to bend history
Seeking to reassure wary allies, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed back against those who question America's commitment to Asia, which has at times been obscured by an array of distractions at home and abroad.
La. Guard sites to take same-sex benefit form
Louisiana National Guard personnel seeking benefits for same-sex spouses will have an easier time filing the requests, despite a state refusal to let its workers process the paperwork.
U.S. teacher shot dead in Benghazi
Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, Libyan and U.S. officials said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
Kerry seeks to soothe Israeli security concerns
Looking to soothe irritated relations with Israel, America's top diplomat on Thursday pledged to support the Jewish state's security throughout separate negotiations with Iran and the Palestinians - including Israel's demand that it 'defend itself, by its
U.S. sends 2 Gitmo prisoners back to Algeria
Two men who have been held without charge at the Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade have been sent back to their native Algeria as part of a renewed effort to gradually close the prison, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Iraq police storm mall, kill gunmen after standoff
Iraqi police stormed a mall in a northern city that al-Qaida gunmen used to launch an attack on a nearby police station, killing three militants and ending an hourslong standoff as attacks elsewhere left seven dead Thursday, authorities said.
NORAD: No fighter escorts for Santa
As it has every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will be tracking Santa on his whirlwind journey to deliver presents to all the good little boys and girls around the world.
Chaplains provide confidentiality in discussing sex assault
Last updated at: 12/8/2013 7:24:37 PM ET
Beyond the staff at a Sexual Assault Response and Prevention program office, chaplains are available to provide care for not just victims of sexual assault, but those who have been accused, and anyone else affected by a sexual assault in their community.