09/05/2013 1:15amThe Obama administration wants to restart U.S. defense training for Myanmar that was cut 25 years ago after a bloody crackdown on protesters. While assistance would be nonlethal, some American lawmakers are resisting, concerned Washington is moving too fast in forging ties with a military still accused of attacking ethnic minorities and blocking humanitarian aid.
09/05/2013 9:25amThe Navy's top admiral says the four U.S. destroyers off the coast of Syria are "fully ready" for a wide range of possible action.
09/05/2013 11:52amSecretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Europe for meetings on the ongoing crises in Syria and Egypt and efforts to negotiate a peace accord between Israel and the Palestinians.
09/05/2013 12:48pmThe State Department is hitting back at what it calls false accusations that Russian President Vladimir Putin made about Secretary of State John Kerry.
09/05/2013 3:31pmThe world's largest cruise ship company will adopt technology from power plants and automobiles to reduce air pollution from the massive diesel engines powering its ships.
09/05/2013 4:17pmThe top U.S. envoy for North Korea policy will travel to South Korea, China and Japan next week.
09/05/2013 5:10pmThe Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training being done quietly in Jordan, U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Thursday.