A photo published Friday, May 5, 2017, in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun shows leader Kim Jong Un looking out from an observation post during a visit to troops manning the front lines on islets near the maritime border with South Korea. COURTESY OF RODONG SINMUN

Trump calls Kim Jong Un a 'madman with nuclear weapons,' according to transcript of Duterte call


President Donald Trump labeled North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un a "madman with nuclear weapons" during a private phone...


Senate committee advances bill to speed up VA firing process


WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs secretary would be able to dismiss poor-performing employees more easily under...

House OKs bill making nude photo sharing in military a crime


WASHINGTON — The House has unanimously approved legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. servicemembers to distribute intimate...

Performers promote the 2020 Tokyo Games during the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Olympic Games on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (MARK REIS/COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE/TNS)

Protection measures urged for 'soft targets' at Tokyo Olympics


As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approach, the Japanese government is working to protect sports venues, shopping...

Zachary Boland, center, of Madison, Ala., died during Marine Corps boot camp Nov. 4. His mother Sam, left, and father Bob, right, say other recruits can learn from his death. COURTESY OF THE BOLAND FAMILY

After son died at boot camp, parents urge other recruits to speak up if help needed


In a dark room of bunk beds at Marine Corps boot camp came a cry for help: "Recruit down! Recruit down!" Zachary Boland,...

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington on April 27, 2017. ANDREW HARNIK/AP

VA plans mental care for discharged vets, but at what cost?


WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health care to thousands...

South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea, on Monday, May 22, 2017. LIM BYUNG-SHICK/YONHAP VIA AP

Seoul says N. Korean object that drew fire was likely balloon


SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's military said an unidentified object that flew across the border from rival North Korea and...

Common reasons for packing on pounds

A pizza crust here, a chicken nugget there. Can eating leftovers off your child’s plate really add up? The answer is yes. Eighty-...
German troops who surrendered to Japanese-American troops with the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion receive orders to go home after they have been disarmed in May 1945. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum photos courtesy of Eric Saul

Exhibit dedicated to Japanese-American soldiers


SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — An exhibit at the Sgt. Yano Library shares the little-known account of how a group of Japanese-American...


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