Authorities quickly confirmed that no explosion had taken place but the faked images spread on Twitter for a short time. The incident briefly sent the stock market lower.
Maps and charts providing details on Ukraine's military and the state of the war have been published on Twitter and Telegram. The Pentagon says it is investigating how they were leaked or stolen.
In a sign of continued tense relations, the U.S. says China declined the request for a phone call between top defense officials
China's foreign ministry described the balloon as "a civilian airship" for meteorological research that had blown far off course by winds. The Pentagon suspects it's collecting sensitive information.
Western countries will send what looks to be the largest tranche of military hardware so far to help Ukraine prepare for an expected offensive against Russian forces in the near future.
The Russians are pulling some troops away from Ukraine's capital Kyiv. But what exactly does this mean? U.S. and Ukrainian officials suspect Moscow may just be pausing before another big offensive.
A senior administration official said that during the raid, Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi "detonated a blast ... killing himself and several others, including his wife and children."
The Pentagon earlier this year required the vaccine for all members of the military, including active duty, National Guard and the Reserves.
The Trump-era Pentagon head says he wants to publish an "unvarnished" account of his turbulent time in the post. But the Biden administration wants him to delete parts of 60 pages of the text.
The Aug. 29 U.S. drone strike was supposed to target ISIS-K members, but the attack killed 10 Afghan civilians. Now those victims' families will get unspecified condolence payments.
The military is asking for 18 airplanes, but says the passenger jets will not fly into or out of Kabul. Instead, they'll be used to ferry passengers from temporary safe havens outside of Afghanistan.
The Defense Department canceled its $10 billion cloud contract called JEDI, planning instead to hire multiple vendors. Amazon sued after its loss to Microsoft, seeking to depose Donald Trump.
A new report says commanders need training to learn how to stop what an official described as "daily acts of demeaning language and sexual harassment" in the military.
The Department of Defense had its first independent financial audit in 2017. After three failed attempts, lawmakers are losing their patience. A new bill could impose financial penalties on the DoD.