- AP Analysis: Hopes for peace dim with new Taliban leader Updated: May-28-16 1:02 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan's government has offered the new Taliban leader a choice: make peace or face the same fate as his predecessor, killed in a U.S. drone strike last week. But Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada is a hard-liner who has used his religious credentials to justify the Taliban insurgency that has killed or wounded tens of thousands of Afghan civilians as a "holy war" and his succession has inspired little hope for an end to the bloodshed.
- Pakistan arrest 2 officials for helping slain Taliban chief Updated: May-28-16 11:36 am
ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani spokesman says federal investigators have arrested two officials involved in issuing Pakistani documents to the slain Taliban chief, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, and his family.
- Little-known extremist cleric chosen to lead Afghan Taliban Updated: May-25-16 2:28 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - A little-known extremist cleric was chosen Wednesday to be the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, just days after a U.S. drone strike killed his predecessor.
- Pakistan army tells US it is concerned over drone strike Updated: May-25-16 4:26 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military says the country's army chief met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad's serious concerns over the drone strike that killed the former Taliban leader.
- The Latest: Pakistan informed of drone hit on Taliban leader Updated: May-22-16 1:16 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):
- Nevada program tests flying drones to sniff out radiation Updated: May-22-16 11:34 am
LAS VEGAS - If there's ever a radiological catastrophe in the U.S. like the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan, the stewards of the former national nuclear weapons proving ground in Nevada expect to be ready to deploy remote-controlled drones to check for contamination.
- Mansour's brief reign as chief marked by turmoil Updated: May-22-16 11:16 am
ISLAMABAD - Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's brief rule, which ended with his death in a drone strike, was marked by mistrust and strife.
- Local officials hope Camp Atterbury changes boost business Updated: May-22-16 10:12 am
EDINBURGH, Indiana - Local officials are working with the Indiana National Guard on how its Camp Atterbury training base could help attract defense- and homeland security-related businesses to the area.
- Pentagon: US airstrike targets Taliban leader Mullah Mansour Updated: May-21-16 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour in an airstrike Saturday near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the Defense Department said, and a U.S. official said Mansour was believed to have been killed.
- Privacy fears: Panel has advice for drone operators Updated: May-20-16 5:12 pm
DALLAS - A panel of privacy experts and technology companies organized by the Obama administration has issued guidelines for using drones without being overly intrusive.
- House chairman complains about Pentagon response on Benghazi Updated: May-19-16 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Benghazi committee on Thursday complained that the Pentagon has failed to provide the names of all the pilots who sent drones over Libya the night of the deadly 2012 attacks, slowing the more than two-year-old investigation.
- Drone ordered to leave area of Anchorage wildfire Updated: May-17-16 9:05 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage officials say firefighting efforts to combat a wildfire that threatened homes in the Campbell Creek area were almost halted when crews spotted a drone hovering over the area.
- General is 1st woman to lead top-tier US combat command Updated: May-13-16 11:33 pm
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado - Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson on Friday became the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command when she took charge of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command in Colorado.
- The Latest: 1st woman takes over top US command Updated: May-13-16 1:50 pm
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado - The Latest on the installation of the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command. (all times local):
- Move over drones, driverless cars - unmanned ship up next Updated: May-03-16 9:07 am
SAN DIEGO - It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday - ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.