Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten attributed the drop in Islamic State group recruits to the U.S.-led airstrike campaign.
The proposal comes following the beheading of a Canadian citizen, who was kidnapped last year from a tourist resort in the Philippines.
Tuesday’s votes in the so-called Acela primaries could help the leading candidates widen their delegate count against rival contenders.
The government has reportedly strengthened barbed wire fences, set up surveillance cameras and planted mines along parts of the border.
The Republican won all of Tuesday's GOP primaries, while the Democrat captured four races to Bernie Sanders' one. Check here for updates.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will take the stage a day before voters in five Eastern states head to the polls.
President Obama fears getting the U.S. more entrenched in the war in Syria, but the rise of ISIS has forced him to take an active role.
The facility is expected to include an air control center for military aircraft, accommodations for soldiers and a combat headquarters in its fight against ISIS.
Passover, the Jewish holiday that celebrates the biblical story of liberation from bondage in Egypt, is just about here.
Earth Day is a time to reflect on the beauty of Mother Nature and learn ways (and teach others) to keep her healthy.
Hundreds of thousands of tourists will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics this summer — but there’s a part of the city the government is hoping to hide.
The Vatican asked the presidential candidate to speak about the economy and social justice in a visit many see as risky given its timing prior to the New York primary.
The three-day drills were intended to review military preparedness and field-test new technology.
A controversial case over the weapon used in the Newtown, Connecticut, massacre of 2012 can be heard in court, a judge ruled.
Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have ties to New York, and both are trying to prove why they're the best choice to lead the nation.
Politicians cited a series of regional threats, including Iran’s missile program, as an impetus for the move.
Opponents of the Syrian government, including France, slammed the parliamentary elections taking place Wednesday as a sham.
The extremist group has increasingly relied on its army of child soldiers as it has lost land in its stronghold in northeastern Nigeria, a new report has found.
However, more than half of the Muslims polled in a survey don't agree with the broader population's approval of homosexuality as legal.
The suspicions relate to the GOP candidate's "New York values" comments, seen by some as anti-Jewish. But he met with Orthodox Jewish voters Thursday to gather support.