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The Defense Department faces a growing climate crisis that impacts national security, and it must take ambitious and immediate action to ensure readiness and defend the nation, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said.
Navy Adm. Charles Richard, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, briefed the media at the Pentagon.
The climate crisis is a profoundly destabilizing force for the world, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said at the Leaders Summit on Climate.
The commanders of U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Central Command testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2022.
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks visited the Middle Chesapeake Sentinel Landscape in Vienna, Md., on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day to highlight the Sentinel Landscape partnership there.
The Defense Department is providing assistance to help in the search for the Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala, which disappeared while conducting training operations in the Bali Sea.
This year’s commemoration of World Malaria Day celebrates progress being made in eliminating disease
The Facebook oversight board had originally expected to have its decision by this month
Apple removed the app because it said January 6 protesters used it to plan the attack on the Capitol
100-day plan calls for the power industry owners and operators to modernize cybersecurity defenses
Leaders seek to embrace benefits while limiting potential threat to rights, privacy that technology poses
Social media giant Twitter recently announced it would open an office there, and the nation’s minister of communications and digitalization points to high standards for doing business
Republicans across the US are proposing — and sometimes passing — laws that place additional restrictions on voting. Many Democrats say these are modern-style Jim Crow laws meant to disenfranchise Black voters
Bill now goes to Senate where it faces difficult odds
Vote was 94-1; Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri was only lawmaker to vote against bill
The technology mostly exists but needs an unprecedented scale-up, experts say
He’s the only Black Republican in the Senate
Harvard Youth Poll says college voters set new record with 63% approval rating for Biden
Japan, a staunch but informal ally of Taiwan, is seen as backing a US-led defense of the island but not initiate military action
Military hopes to 'assess, evaluate and prevent unauthorized use of DoD IP address space,' according to a statement released Friday; project hopes to 'identify potential vulnerabilities' as part of efforts to defend against cyber-intrusions by global adversaries
Catholic institutions including schools and universities close in three-day protest to demand release of people kidnapped more than a week ago amid a spike in violence the government is struggling to control
Lava flow stretches at least 5 kilometers
Dozens join midday demonstration that circled national palace seven times while expressing outrage over the president’s inability to curb kidnappings that have
Several groups pledge to back athletes who choose to make social justice statements not allowed under Olympic rules