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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

‘I’ve got a plan’: Elizabeth Warren’s running as the policy wonk candidate and her poll numbers keep going up

From April to May, Warren has jumped eight points in Quinnipiac University's poll from the previous month.

Trump administration reportedly wanted to use taxpayer dollars to repay the Taliban for their travel to peace talks

The Taliban rakes in about $800 million a year selling drugs, but the Pentagon reportedly wanted to use taxpayer money to cover their travel expenses.
After five months as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan will be nominated as President Trump's secretary of defense.

Trump picks former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as secretary of defense

Trump has nominated Patrick Shanahan, who has led the Pentagon since James Mattis stepped down five months ago, as the new secretary of defense.

The US says China is stealing technology to modernize its military, and that could erode American dominance

A Pentagon report accuses China of using tactics like "cyber theft" to steal technology from other countries and modernize and grow its military.

Sexual violence in the US military is rising sharply, and young women are most at risk

There has been a major increase in sexual assaults in the military, with an almost 38 percent increase from 2016 to 2018, per a Pentagon report.
The first F-35 to arrive to the 33rd Fighter Wing on display during the aircraft’s official rollout ceremony A at Eglin Air Force Base.

Jim Mattis shuts down allegations that Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan pulled strings for Boeing and called Lockheed Martin’s F-35 ‘f—...

"I didn't pay him to be a shrinking violet when it came to saving the Government money," former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said of Patrick Shanahan.
A thick ring of space junk orbits Earth in this fanciful artist's concept.

India’s anti-satellite missile test just moved humanity closer to a space-junk nightmare scenario

India fired a missile that destroyed one of its own satellites about 185 miles above Earth. Such anti-satellite tests should worry us all.
An ISIS billboard is seen destroyed in the middle of the road in Qaraqosh, Iraq. The Pentagon has now warned ISIS could regroup in Syria and retake lost territory in as little as six months.

ISIS could regroup in Syria and take back swathes of territory in as little as 6 months, Pentagon report says

The report, quoting the Department of Defense Central Command, warned: "ISIS remains an active insurgent group in both Iraq and Syria."
Students with Infantry Training Battalion practice basic marksmanship techniques at Camp Geiger, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013.

Military women report they are being denied access to birth control for ‘ridiculous’ reasons that may violate Pentagon policy

Birth control has a host of medical benefits, and the Pentagon says military women must have access to it. But 26% of female troops said they didn't.
The Pentagon building pictured in 2010.

Another top Pentagon official just resigned

Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney served as chief of staff to the Secretary of Defense since January 2017. He said he would return to the private sector.