TOKYO - Japan's prime minister urged China to act as a "responsible" member of the international community Friday and raised concern over its expanding maritime activity in Asia, including in disputed waters where a ship collision ignited a bitter diplomatic feud.
WASHINGTON - It's John McCain versus Lady Gaga on Tuesday as the Senate takes up the emotional issue of repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he wants to attach an amendment to an upcoming defense policy bill that would help young people in the country illegally become legal U.S.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in a magazine interview he wants to leave the Pentagon sometime next year, setting off furious speculation as to who might take his place.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk's newest adversary in the latest controversy over his military service is the Defense Department itself.
- Pentagon: Kirk mixed politics with military duty
- Senate Republican to back repeal of gay ban
- Gates agrees to proposal to repeal gay ban
- Lebanese government won't ask Hezbollah to disarm
- Taiwan: No change on China policy after Ma comment
- Clinton in Estonia for NATO meetings
- Marine back on Facebook after fueling debate
- Iran derides Obama's "cowboy" nuclear stance
- Chinese president to meet Obama in US this month
- Obama calls nuclear strategy 'significant step'
- US unveiling new, more restrictive nuclear policy
- Lebanon's rival groups resume national dialogue
- Pentagon issues new policy on social networking
- UK Tories lay out defense policies
- UK Tories lay out defense, economic policies
- US lawyer joins Knox's Italian defense team
- NATO official: US intel lacking in Afghanistan
- NATO official: US spy work lacking in Afghanistan
- Lebanon pressing US to deliver military aid