defense & security
An Openly Gay Man Will Lead the US Army for the First Time in History
The Senate unanimously approved Eric Fanning to be the next secretary of the Army, making him the first openly gay leader of a US military service branch.
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Voters In Colorado and Kansas Are Tuning Out This Year's Election
Tight races in battleground states tend to mobilize voters, but conversations in Colorado and Kansas reflect a palpable sense of disillusionment this electoral cycle.
Politicians in America's Heartland Are Spreading Fear to Get Votes
You know an election is coming up when candidates from both parties are sowing fear and disinformation about the threat the Islamic State poses to the US.