How USNS Comfort went from a symbol of hope with the president's blessing, to heading back from NYC having treated fewer than 180 patients
The Navy hospital ship arrived in New York City to great fanfare. Less than a month later, it is being sent home to Virginia.
Satellite images show a train possibly belonging to Kim Jong Un at a North Korean resort town, amid rumors about his health
A Washington-based North Korea monitoring project has reviewed satellite images showing what may be Kim Jong Un's train in a resort town.
Growers can't sell their crops, smugglers can smuggle their drugs, and some dealers are just trying to keep their customers healthy.
COVID-19 has effectively shown what the administration's vision for the US border would look like if it were given free rein.
Boris Johnson is under pressure from his own party to reset the UK's relationship with China after Beijing 'consistently lied' about the coronavirus pandemic
Conservative members of the UK Parliament tell Business Insider that there is growing unease about China within Boris Johnson's party.
The trip by the Chinese doctors and officials comes amid conflicting reports about the health of Kim Jong Un. His health status is still unclear.
The recommendation has reportedly been passed to the secretary of defense, who has not yet made a final decision on Capt. Brett Crozier's fate.
Army Special Forces dive teams are a rare cadre with that special force, but Army leadership has left them in rough shape.
The coronavirus pandemic has been dominating headlines for months. Here are 10 major world events that you may have missed out on last week.
The outbreak on the destroyer USS Kidd follows an outbreak on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt that saw over 800 sailors catch the virus.
'The country is in a state of trauma': COVID-19 has made the US a breeding ground for propaganda and a goldmine for foreign spies
"People are angry" and seeking information, a former NSC official said. "That's a ripe environment for foreign interference and disinformation."
There were no Zoom meetings or drive-through testing in 17th-century London. But Samuel Pepys' diary reveals resemblances to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bot Sentinel conducted an analysis and found bots and trolls are using hashtags like #ReopenAmericaNow and #StopTheMadness to spread disinformation.
The WHO, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the US CDC were among those hit by the cyberattacks.
China is injecting millions into WHO as the US cuts funds. Experts say Beijing is trying to boost its influence over the agency and its 'deeply compromised' chief.
China has pledged $50 million in added funding to the World Health Organization in the past month, while the US has frozen $400 million in funding.
Duterte threatens to declare martial law, citing reported attacks on soldiers delivering coronavirus aid, and warns that 'there will be no turning back'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has taken an aggressive approach to curb the coronavirus spread and has threatened to shoot troublemakers dead.
"This symbol has shown it has the power to inflame feelings of division," Gen. David Berger wrote. "I cannot have that division inside our Corps."
1,700 soldiers in Alabama were drug tested a day after 4/20, but the Army says it's 'just a coincidence'
What could be so important that some 1,700 soldiers were made to stand in formation for several hours? A drug test, that's what.
Cuba has a robust healthcare system, but its lack of resources and isolation, which the US has intensified, makes responding to the pandemic harder.
A nationwide economic contraction could mean more drastic budget cuts for which the Pentagon isn't prepared.
The UH-60V, an upgrade of the legacy UH-60L, has a digital glass cockpit and integrated avionics suite made by Northrop Grumman.
US Navy finishes testing every sailor on aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus, with over 800 testing positive
The aircraft carrier is mostly empty at the moment, as around 88% of the sailors who were aboard the ship have been moved ashore.
Roosevelt sailors quarantined in one hotel coordinated a group cheer from each of the sailors' respective balconies.
Meet North Korea's most powerful woman, Kim Yo Jong: Kim Jong Un's 30-something sister who could lead the country if something happens to him since his heirs are too young
Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, frequently appears side by side with her brother, and plays a key role in his administration.
Paratroopers deployed from Pope Airfield to Grenada in 1983, Panama in 1989, and Special Forces into northern Iraq in 2003. But it needs some work.
For technicians from the 436th Maintenance Squadron, the mission hasn't changed even with the spread of the coronavirus
'We'll shoot them out of the water': Trump doubles down on threat to destroy Iranian gunboats that get too close to US ships
"They have guns. They have very substantial weapons on those boats. But, we'll shoot them out of the water," Trump said Wednesday evening.
The coronavirus crisis is already prompting debates on universal healthcare and the constitutional balance of liberty with public health.
The Pentagon expects major weapons programs to be held up for 3 months, but that may just be the start
The Pentagon expects a three-month delay on some of its major acquisition programs, but its suppliers may take much longer to get out of the woods.
New administrative units for the Paracel and Spratly islands are seen as helping to tighten Chinese control and help allocate resources and manpower.
3 US soldiers were punished for sneaking off to a bar in South Korea and returning through a hole in a fence despite coronavirus restrictions
Three US Army soldiers were caught and punished for breaking the rules by going to an off-post bar in South Korea.
Trump wants the US Navy to destroy Iranian gunboats that harass US ships. Here's why it doesn't do that.
"You just don't get to shoot at people for being jackasses," a retired US Navy captain told Insider.
Comments from Trump and other members of his administration reflect an incomplete understanding of the WHO and what it does.
The 1,000-bed US Navy hospital ship that docked in New York to help the city brace for coronavirus is leaving — see inside the USNS Comfort
The hospital ship is fully equipped with 12 operating rooms, a pharmacy, a medical laboratory, and a CAT scan, to name a few features.
Airmen in the UK are wiping down 'everything a pilot would touch' in order to keep fighter jets flying
The 48th Maintenance Group is ensuring combat readiness in response to the pandemic by sanitizing the cockpit of every aircraft after each flight.
The military is sending reinforcements across the US for medical personnel lost to 'exhaustion,' 'attrition'
The head of US Northern Command has already sent reinforcements for medical personnel in a dozen states.
A major ISIS figure whom everyone thought was killed in Syria turned out to be living in a seaside town in Spain
"This is a major problem," an official in Belgium told Insider. "He's a well-known jihadist ... living in a rented apartment on the Spanish coast."
Little is known about Kim Jong Un's wife, Ri Sol Ju, and even less is known about the three young children the couple is believed to have.
Fake text messages claiming the US military would enforce a country-wide lockdown went viral last month. They were spread by Chinese agents, according to a new report.
US intelligence officials believe Chinese agents helped spread the misinformation in order to incite panic.
Mexico is among the top 10 suppliers to the US aerospace and defense sector, and the Pentagon wants its factories back on line.
Trump says he ordered the US Navy to 'destroy' any Iranian gunboat that harasses American ships at sea
The order comes on the heels of an incident in which 11 Iranian gunboats harassed US Navy and Coast Guard vessels operating in the Persian Gulf.
The 500-bed US Navy hospital ship Comfort is leaving NYC after treating just 179 patients in 3 weeks
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told the president that NYC no longer needed the ship. It will now be sent home to Virginia to prepare for a new mission.
Retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis made his modeling debut wearing a $1,322 kangaroo-leather jacket
"You can put in on a billboard in Russia if you want," Jim Mattis told the company's founder.
President Trump bragged about his strong relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, adding he may reach out to him. "We'll see how he does."
A new paper highlights the concern that COVID-19 stay-at-home orders may increase the chance of harmful water exposure when people return.
In one Dutch city, the coronavirus was detected in the sewage system days before any cases were officially confirmed through human testing.
In March, Naval Special Warfare decided to suspend some SEAL classes in response to the spread of the coronavirus.
US squadron commander at the air base bombarded by Iranian missiles thought everyone there was going to die
"I honestly thought anyone remaining behind would perish. I didn't believe anyone would survive a ballistic missile attack," she wrote.
Rumors of Kim Jong Un's mysterious illness are raising questions about his line of succession. This is his family tree.
Kim Jong Un's family dynasty has been in power in North Korea since 1948. Now that he's rumored to be gravely ill, it's unclear who would succeed him.
'Bad news for everyone': How Kim Jong Un's demise could spark unrest and require a military response
Even if he isn't on his death bed, Kim does have health issues and his exit from the stage would create turmoil, experts say.