{FD} Iranian missile parts unveiled by Nikki Haley

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley says “undeniable” evidence proves Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen.

{FD} As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

Tensions over China’s island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy.

{FD} Tom Ridge returns home nearly a month after heart attack

Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has returned to his home in suburban Washington D.C., nearly a month after suffering a heart attack.

{FD} Group says 262 journalists imprisoned worldwide, record high

An advocacy group for journalists said Wednesday that 262 people are imprisoned around the world for their work gathering and reporting the news, a record high.

{FD} DHS secretary: Border wall would help ease ‘national crisis’

The new head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says she hopes construction on a border wall will begin soon.

{FD} Army soldier dies from injury suffered in training exercise

An Army soldier has died from severe injuries he suffered during “live fire” training at Fort Stewart.

{FD} Tillerson says US open to possible talks with NKorea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has softened America’s stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it “unrealistic” to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the table ready to give up a weapons of mass destruction program that it invested so much in developing.

{FD} Tillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKorea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday softened America’s stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it “unrealistic” to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the table ready to give up a weapons of mass destruction program that it invested so much in developing.

{FD} Trump to release national security strategy next week

President Donald Trump is set to unveil his first National Security Strategy next Monday.

{FD} Charles Jenkins, Ex-US Army soldier who defected to North Korea, dead at 77

Charles Jenkins, a former U.S. Army soldier who deserted to North Korea at the height of the Cold War, died Monday. He was 77.

{FD} Trump administration requests emergency stay to stop transgender enlistment in January

The Justice Department on Monday night requested an emergency stay to a decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that would require the Pentagon to start accepting transgender recruits on Jan. 1.

{FD} Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump’s opposition.

{FD} Ridge expects to leave Texas medical center before Christmas

A spokesman says former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave a Texas medical facility in time to be home in Maryland for Christmas.

{FD} Deputy national security adviser to leave White House

Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell will be leaving the Trump administration early next year.

{FD} Taxi company ordered to pay after driver ejects gay couple

Philadelphia officials have ordered a taxi company to pay a former passenger who says he was kicked out of a cab after he kissed his male partner.

{FD} Trump travel ban to be heard by federal appeals court

President Donald Trump’s updated travel ban is headed back to a federal appeals court in Virginia.

{FD} Citizens’ group seeks US accountability for CIA renditions

Efforts to prosecute the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and four co-defendants are stalled in part over a lingering issue Americans haven’t yet resolved: torture.

{FD} Oklahoma border town leery of planned bioterror test

Residents of the small town of Newkirk, Oklahoma, near the Kansas border are worried about Department of Homeland Security plans to conduct a bioterrorism response drill near town.

{FD} AP Interview: On North Korea, senator says China a problem

China is more of a problem than a partner for the United States on dealing with nuclear-armed North Korea, a leading Republican senator and ally of President Donald Trump told the Associated Press during a wide-ranging interview Thursday.

{FD} Experiment shows F-35s could help intercept North Korean ICBMs, report says

A 2014 test provided evidence that the U.S.’ F-35 fighter jet could prove to be a viable weapon against the threat of a North Korean-launched ballistic missile, reports said.