U.S. air strikes have increased on targets in Iraq and Syria, especially following the deaths of three U.S. soldiers in Jordan. Counter-terrorism experts say while the U.S. campaign is significant, the strikes aren't hitting targets that matter to Iran.


Semiconductor chips are basically the brains of all modern electronics, including countless, essential items you use daily. Now China's potential targeting of Taiwan could lead to a "chip war," putting the world's most critical technology at risk. 

President Joe Biden speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Washington. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin listens at right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The reason for U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's undisclosed hospital stay has finally been revealed after fueling days of questions about the transparency and competency of the Biden administration.

Migrants walk along the highway through Arriaga, Chiapas state in southern Mexico, Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, during their journey north toward the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Edgar H. Clemente)

In December, U.S. Border Patrol reportedly encountered more than 300,000 migrants crossing the Southern border, with more than 11,000 in a single day. While that number is down to about 3,200 per day over the past week, the situation remains critical.

Veteran US Special Operators have been aiding Israeli counterparts

From the board room to the battlefield, a network of retired U.S. special operators – connected during a business program – are now working to help their Israeli counterparts get the support and supplies they need to take down Hamas. 

US military troops (Adobe stock image)

The U.S. military is experiencing one of the worst recruiting shortfalls in 50 years. In fiscal year 2023, the military branches collectively missed their recruiting goals by approximately 41,000 recruits.


The head of the FBI hopes Congress will reauthorize a surveillance tool before it expires at the end of the year, and warns letting it lapse could have devastating consequences.

US military drones

Over the last 20 years, as the U.S. fought in the deserts of the Middle East, China focused on accomplishing the biggest military buildup since World War II. But now, the Pentagon is betting big on American innovation to counter the threat, announcing the Replicator Initiative. 


America's top military leader and its chief diplomat called for a $100 billion emergency aid package on Capitol Hill Tuesday, making the case that money is urgently needed to back both Israel and Ukraine.

Migrants stand near the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

Senate Republicans are calling for action from the White House to secure the U.S. Southern border, and they want to work with Democrats to make policy changes.