The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed. 5:07 p.m.
In his first public comments on the conversations, General Mark Milley said such calls are “routine” and were done "to reassure both allies and adversaries in this case in order to ensure strategic stability.” 10:36 a.m.
The federal Bureau of Prisons’ policies for transgender inmates were thrust into the spotlight this week after a leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group — who is transgender — was sentenced to 53 years in prison for masterminding the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque 6:29 a.m.
Matt Braynard and his group, Look Ahead America, are using his newfound platform and resources to present an alternate history of the US Capitol attack that was meant to stop Congress from certifying President Biden's victory, rebranding those who were charged as “political prisoners.” 1:05 a.m.