Soldier's widow angry Trump didn't know her husband's name
WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of a fallen soldier reproached President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name. Trump quickly responded on Twitter that he'd been "very respectful" and spoke the name "without hesitation."
McCain issues veiled criticism of Trump's Vietnam deferment
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain, a former Navy pilot and prisoner of war during Vietnam, issued a veiled criticism of President Donald Trump's medical deferments that kept him from serving in the U.S. military during the conflict.
Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North Korea
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — Japan's defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an "unprecedented, critical and imminent" level, requiring "different responses" to the threat.
At least 67 bodies found after IS 'massacre' in Syria town
BEIRUT (AP) — The bodies of at least 67 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State group, have been discovered in a central town in Syria that government forces retook from the extremists over the weekend, the Syrian government and activists said Monday.