A person who recently traveled to an Ebola-affected area was transported to a hospital in Arlington, Va., this morning, but county officials do not believe the individual has the disease, the Washington Post reports.
A leading veterans group proposed expanding the number of health care options for veterans, including private insurance, in a report released on Thursday.
The United States military does not currently have the ability to fight two major wars simultaneously, according to a new report, a significant reduction from the capacity enjoyed by defense officials for decades.
The commanding general at the military base in Fort Bragg, N.C., has offered his support for keeping an airlift wing that the Air Force is seeking to dismantle, the Fayetteville Observer reports.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.) is raising concerns that the Air Force could be dismantling an airlift wing that helps train troops—before providing a legally mandated report to Congress.
The Obama administration’s decision to loosen certain sanctions on Sudan’s government—which is accused of genocide and supporting terrorism—is drawing sharp criticism from some who say that the sale of communications hardware and software to the country will enable government surveillance of citizens.
Attacks on artists and musicians in authoritarian countries increased in 2014, according to a Danish human rights group that monitors freedom of expression.
A Russian court has upheld a three-and-a-half year prison sentence for prominent dissident Alexei Navalny on charges that he says are politically motivated, Reuters reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to announce a boost in defense spending next month, even as funding for the U.S. military remains a low priority for the Obama administration.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky learned to sleep lightly in Russia’s prison camps.