Updated: 08/22/2012 - The short list of candidates is believed to include Ohio Rep. Rob Portman, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. Saturday's announcement will be made in Norfolk.
Posted: 08/10/2012 - Col. Glenn Palmer, commander of the 737th Training Group at Lackland AFB, speaks to trainees in San Antonio. The Air Force has relieved Palmer, a top commander at Lackland Air Force base from his position in the wake of wake of a widening sex scandal. (William Luther, AP Photo/ The San Antonio Express-News)
Updated: 08/22/2012 - 360-degree color panorama of Gale Crater includes Mount Sharp. The peak is the Mars rover Curiosity's prime target. The Curiosity rover performed "flawlessly" on its third day on Mars, according to NASA controllers.
Updated: 08/22/2012 - The unmanned Morpheus is designed to carry cargo to the moon. NASA calls failed tests "part of the development process," as operators recover data from the crashed lander.
Updated: 08/09/2012 - When Wisconsin temple gunman Wade Michael Page arrived at Fort Bragg in 1995, the sprawling Army base in North Carolina already was home to a small number of white supremacists including three soldiers later convicted in the murder of an African-American couple.
Posted: 08/09/2012 - At least 57 members of an Islamist sect, including children, have been discovered living underground in the Republic of Tatarstan, according to Russian police
Posted: 08/06/2012 - Opposition reports at least 116 deaths in fighting across the country Monday. Analysts say Riyad Hijab's departure is a symbolic blow for Syria's government.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - Rebel and Syrian forces battled early Saturday for a building that houses state-run TV and radio studios in Aleppo, a day after the U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution that slams the Syrian government for its actions and the U.N. Security Council for its failure to counter the crisis.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - A Kansas church notorious for its angry, anti-gay protests at military funerals will continue the controversial practice despite new restrictions in a bill passed by Congress that awaits President Barack Obama's signature.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - Sen. Jerry Moran's office says 22-year-old Private First Class Jesus Lopez of San Bernardino, California and 25-year-old First Lieutenant Todd Lambka of Fraser, Michigan died Aug. 1 in Afghanistan.
Updated: 08/03/2012 - The State National Guard's Civil Support Team will join "Response," a national exercise preparing for a potential nuclear detonation in the borders of the U.S.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - The Kansas National Guard’s 73rd Civil Support Team planned to leave Camp Atterbury Friday to join a national exercise preparing for a nuclear detonation in the U.S.
Updated: 08/01/2012 - Fort Riley soldiers are hitting the range to train on some of the most advanced equipment in the Army's arsenal. The training marks the first time that Big Red One soldiers are firing the latest version of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.
Posted: 07/31/2012 - Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, was found dead in a guard tower last year, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Holcomb and seven other soldiers faced charges relating to his death.
Updated: 08/22/2012 - New sanctions crack down on banks Washington says helped Iran evade sanctions. Iran insists its nuclear work is strictly peaceful.
Posted: 07/30/2012 - A U.S. government watchdog says more than $200 million was wasted on a program to train the Iraqi police force, with security concerns and a lack of interest by the Iraqi government the reasons for the shortcomings.
Posted: 07/30/2012 - Syrian rebels used seized army tanks in the past few days, to attack a military base, a commander says. At least 85 people are killed in violence across Syria, opposition activists say.
Posted: 07/30/2012 - Defense Chief Leon Panetta says when, not if, al-Assad falls, Syrian military should remain intact.
Posted: 07/30/2012 - A weekend of ceremonies is planned in Topeka to celebrate the contributions of black soldiers in the Civil War.
Posted: 07/27/2012 - Gen. Lloyd Austin visited Friday on what's being done to meet the health care needs of 18,000 soldiers and their families based at the post.