A ban on openly transgender people serving in the U.S. military was lifted under the Obama administration.
The head of the anti-ISIS coalition said removing ISIS from Raqqa will take longer than Mosul.
American officials and cyber security experts have blamed recent hacking attacks on people working for the Russian government.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says attacks designed to prevent Islamic State from commanding its forces.
The move comes after a massive breach of U.S. government files exposed the personal data of millions of people last year.
The sailors did not communicate the error to Navy commanders before being intercepted.
The bill will be finished in coming weeks, a top Pentagon official said Tuesday.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he expressed condolences to Iraq's premier.
The U.S. has said it is willing to deploy advisers and attack helicopters to help Iraq retake Ramadi.
But for the second time in less than two weeks, the president announced no major shift in his strategy against the jihadist group
The president urged other countries to join in the fight against the militant group.
The remarks from Ash Carter were the latest sign that the U.S. is prepared to ramp up its military campaign against the jihadist group.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen welcomed the deployment of the U.S. P8 Poseidon spy plane.
Carter said the special operators will be able to conduct raids, free hostages, gather intelligence, and capture ISIS leaders.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter removed Lieutenant General Ron Lewis on Thursday.
Deborah Lee James says air power is not enough in fight against militant group.
Carter said on Tuesday that the United States military would sail and fly wherever international law allowed.
The program was troubled from the start, with some of the first class of less than 60 fighters coming under attack from al Qaeda's Syria wing.
Umm Sayyaf was interrogated by U.S. for months, providing vital intelligence to Washington on the terror group.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday of the U.S. commitment to Iraq's fight against ISIS.
British defence secretary calms fears after U.S. army chief raises concern over UK defence spending cuts.