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House votes overwhelmingly to pass $700 billion defense bill
House Republicans and Democrats joined forces to decisively approve a defense policy bill that authorizes $700 billion to restock what lawmakers have described as a depleted U.S. military and counter North Korea's nuclear weapons program
Southern California plant flourishing under bomber program
Call it the bomber boom. A Northrop Grumman contract to build top-secret B-21 stealth bombers has brought more than a thousand new employees to the Mojave Desert northeast of Los Angeles. The U.S. Air Force contract for 100 of the bat-winged aircraft is estimated to run about $80 billion. The
House, Senate negotiators agree on $700 billion for Pentagon
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a defense policy bill that authorizes $700 billion for the Pentagon for the next fiscal year, a dramatic increase over what President Donald Trump sought
On the USS Reagan amid growing nuclear tensions
ABC News' Chief Global Correspondent Martha Raddatz travelled to the USS Reagan for an exclusive look at U.S. military preparations near North Korea.
Air Force base halts flights of F-35s after pilots report 'hypoxia-like symptoms'
Luke Air Force Base in Arizona halted flights of its F-35 fighter jets on Friday after an increase in the number of pilots experiencing "hypoxia-like symptoms." Five pilots have reported the symptoms since May 2, leading the base to cancel flying operations and review the concerns with pilots, the
Fact-checking President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress
During his address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, President Donald Trump made a number of claims about a range of issues, including unemployment and immigration. Throughout the speech, a team of journalists from ABC News identified questionable statements and provided context, detail
FULL TEXT: President Trump's first-ever joint address to Congress
Below is President Donald Trump 's first-ever joint address to Congress, delivered Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens
Trump visits South Carolina for Boeing Dreamliner Debut
ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks with senior transportation correspondent David Kerley.
The Note: Trump Goes Nuclear
NOTABLES --TRUMP -- U.S. 'MUST GREATLY STRENGTHEN' NUCLEAR CAPABILITIES. President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that the U.S. "must greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear capabilities without offering immediate context to what prompted the declaration, writes ABC’s ALEXANDER MALLIN.