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U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr., front, answers questions during a press conference as United States Forces Korea Commander Gen. Vincent Brooks, rear left, and deputy Commander of the South Korea-U.S. Combined Force Command Gen. Kim Byeong-joo, rear right, listen in front of PAC-3 launching station at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAs North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills, U.S. commanders dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
In this Aug. 21, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi Naval Base, Singapore, following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Navy and Marine Corps divers will enter flooded compartments on the USS John S. McCain to search for 10 sailors missing after the destroyer and an oil tanker collided in Southeast Asian waters, the 7th Fleet said Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy via AP)
Divers search McCain's flooded compartments for 10 sailorsThe focus of the search for 10 U.S sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters has shifted to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
America's 16 years in Afghanistan: From triumph to stalemateAmerica's 16 years in Afghanistan: From triumph to stalemate
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Questions on immigration, race follow Trump to ArizonaPresident Donald Trump is trying to recapture the fervor that helped put him in office with a campaign-style rally in Arizona
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stands as he waits for Netherlands Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert during an enhanced honor cordon at the Pentagon in Washington. U.S. As Mattis arrived in Baghdad Tuesday, he said says Islamic State militants are caught in a military vise that will squeeze them from both ends of the Euphrates River valley that bisects Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military viseU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Islamic State militants are caught in a military vise that will squeeze them from both ends of the Euphrates River valley that bisects Iraq and Syria
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speechAfghanistan's government is applauding President Donald Trump's speech for focusing on needs and conditions instead of timelines
The Associated Press1 hour ago
From right, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions look to President Donald Trump as he speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan; reversing stancePresident Donald Trump vows to continue fighting in Afghanistan despite his initial inclination to withdraw. Yet he insists the U.S. will not offer "a blank check" after 16 years
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Paul Ryan defends tax breaks for Foxconn at town hallHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says Foxconn Technology Group's plans to construct a factory in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district that could employ thousands is a "game changer" and an "exceptional deal."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, photo, a sign is affixed to the window of an information cafe named Mutiny as pedestrians pass by in south Denver. Shop owner Jim Norris is hoping to license his storefront as one of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may openDenver is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs, but few may apply
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump applauds as he walks off the dais after speaking at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump's Afghanistan strategy includes new ultimatum on IndiaPresident Donald Trump's new Afghanistan war strategy included old demands on Pakistan and an entirely new ultimatum to India
The Associated Press5 hours ago
From right, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions look to President Donald Trump as he speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump commits US to fight on in Afghanistan; no speedy exitPresident Donald Trump vows to continue fighting in Afghanistan despite his initial inclination to withdraw. Yet he insists the U.S. will not offer "a blank check" after 16 years
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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