US Capitol  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Security in the nation's capital is growing tighter by the day. National guard troops in and around the US Capitol are literally working around the clock and napping on the floor when they have a chance.  

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. The President is traveling to Texas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Trump spoke briefly on Tuesday morning, addressing the Democrat attempt to impeach him a second time, before Inauguration Day. Trump said the impeachment push over the Capitol riot is causing "tremendous anger," but he made it clear he's calling for peace, saying he wants "no violence."


The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” in a move that hits the country with new sanctions shortly before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marnell Maglasang directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Arabian Sea, Nov. 27, 2020. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cheyenne Geletka/U.S. Navy via AP)

The Pentagon has decided to send home the only Navy aircraft carrier operating in the Middle East, a move that will reduce American firepower in the region amid heightened tensions with Iran.


China accused the U.S. of staging a show of force by sailing two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday morning. The Navy said the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS John S. McCain and USS Curtis Wilbur “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit” in accordance with international law.


Who's behind the cyber attack on the US government? While most officials agree it's Russia, President Trump says it may be China. 

nuclear cyber hacking (modified Adobe Stock image)

Security officials are calling a months-long cyber-attack targeting the US government "a grave risk." Among the agencies breached – the one that oversees our nation's nuclear stockpile.


The US government is still trying to assess the damage from a massive, 9-month long computer hack on some of our government's most classified networks. 


Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that a Kenyan man spent years secretly training in the Philippines in order to carry out a 9/11-style terror attack against the United States. 


The Trump administration is leveling harsh, new sanctions on NATO-ally Turkey for its purchase of Russian missile defense systems.