How the U.S. Postal Service is making it harder for you to support our troops overseas

WASHINGTON -- Around 1,900 members of the U.S. Armed Forces serving in Afghanistan and the Middle East received Girl Scout cookies, Tastykakes, personal hygiene products and other sought-after items last year, thanks to Operation Yellow Ribbon of South Jersey. But thanks to a new U.S. Postal Service policy, many fewer soldiers and their bunkmates will see…

Planning under way for Trump's military parade: Dunford

The US military's top officer said Wednesday that planning is underway after President Donald Trump ordered a military parade, an unconventional demand that has drawn comparisons to sabre rattling more commonly associated with autocrats. "I am aware of the president's request and we are in the initial planning stages to meet the president's direction," General Joe…

Japan Fears Russian Military on Disputed Islands

Japan wants Russia to cease planned military drills on an island that both nations claim, warning that this could lead to a build-up of Moscow’s forces in the Pacific Ocean. The two countries have still never signed a peace deal to end the Second World War because they cannot agree on who is the rightful owner…

Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave

Fresh regime strikes killed 15 civilians Wednesday in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where overwhelmed medics were still treating the survivors of the Syrian conflict's bloodiest day in months. The district of Eastern Ghouta, controlled by jihadist and rebel factions, suffered some of its worst bloodshed in years Tuesday and the toll continued to mount overnight.…