UN rights chief alleges French soldier sexually abused girl

GENEVA (AP) — United Nations staff turned up a case of sexual abuse of a girl by a French soldier in Central African Republic, the U.N. human rights chief said Thursday, in the latest claim of sexual abuse by...

Indiana National Guard to house special forces unit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A National Guard special forces unit now stationed in Chicago is moving to Indiana next year.

Indiana Adjutant General Guard Maj. Gen. Courtney Carr announced Wednesday that Company A,...

China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade

BEIJING (AP) — China's leader presided over a parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might Thursday as fighter jets roared overhead, but pledged a 300,000 reduction in troops in a bid...

Soldier injured after parachute failed to deploy

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A soldier was injured during a U.S. Army Special Operations parachute-training exercise in western Montana.

Sixteen soldiers were conducting a free-fall parachute jump from two...

Reporters face subpoenas in case over CIA head's resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A couple suing over leaks in the federal investigation that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' resignation intend to subpoena at least two journalists in an attempt to compel testimony about...

Watchdog: 900,000 vets may have pending health care requests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious"...

8 now dead from Legionnaires' disease in western Illinois

State officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the number of deaths to eight from an outbreak first disclosed last...

New fighter jets arrive at Utah's Hill Air Force Base

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — A new squadron of fighter jets started arriving Wednesday at northern Utah's Hill Air Force Base, which will serve as an operational base for the new F-35.

Two F-35 jets...