Obama On Afghanistan: From 'Come Home' To 5,500 Troops
On Oct. 15, President Obama announced a change in strategy in Afghanistan. Here’s what his plans have looked like in the past six years.
The graph reflects U.S. boots on the ground in Afghanistan. It does not include troops providing in-theater support or conducting counter-terror operations outside the region. (Video via the White House)
Higher cancer rates found in military pilots, ground crews
The data had long been sought by retired military aviators who have raised alarms for years about the number of crew members they knew had cancer.
Video shows 'aggressive' encounter of Russian jets near U.S. drone
The Pentagon released footage of Russian jets acting aggressively near a U.S. drone.
Dogs are helping comfort veterans diagnosed with PTSD
A pilot program is being offered in Alaska, California, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas thanks to the PAWS Act, which calls for dog therapy.
Research finds climate change is making allergy season worse
A review of data shows the rate of temperature increase correlates to a rise in the number of patients suffering from nasal and sinus problems.
UN report: We're losing progress in fight against climate change
A new report finds Earth will likely hit a critical climate change threshold in the coming years.
Adam Sandler receives Mark Twain Prize, praise from comic pals
Sandler, 56, launched a wildly successful movie career with more than 30 films after a five-year stint at "Saturday Night Live."