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Former Obama aides have been raging at Trump over his false claim that Obama didn’t contact families of fallen soldiers

President Donald Trump was harshly criticized after he falsely claimed that President Barack Obama didn't call the families of American soldiers killed in duty.

Trump ‘constantly looks for other scapegoats’: Leon Panetta criticizes the president’s response to US deaths in Niger

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticized President Donald Trump's response to the deaths of four US soldiers in Niger.

Trump addresses killing of 4 US soldiers for first time, falsely claims Obama never called Gold Star families

Four US Green Berets were killed in Niger on October 4, when their patrol was ambushed. Trump addressed their deaths for the first time on Monday.

US officials: 4th Green Beret missing after Niger ambush has been found dead

The names of the first three Green Berets were also released.
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Trump makes ominous remarks about ‘the calm before the storm’ in appearance with military leaders

President Donald Trump summoned the press for a photo-op with military officials when suddenly "things got weird," a White House reporter said on Twitter.
A US Army Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha team, along with their Nigerien counterparts from the 1st Expeditionary Forces of Niger, conduct advanced nighttime marksmanship training at a Nigerien Army range, Sept. 11, 2017.

3 US Special Forces troops killed, 2 wounded in ambush in Niger

Three US Army Special Forces troops were reportedly killed while conducting a patrol with Nigerien troops in southwest Niger on Wednesday.

These 5 countries are the worst environmental offenders

The EPI creates the index by giving each country a score out of 100 that's based on a number of specific metrics.

‘A CITY LOST IN THE DESERT’: A visit to the Sahara’s uranium capital

For decades, the uranium industry has been an island within one of the world's poorest and most vulnerable countries.

The world in photos this week

This week's biggest news that you might have missed — in photos.

The market for the one energy source that’s a menace to civilization is absolutely mind-boggling

It's not a normal commodity — you can't vaporize a city with a barrel of oil, after all.