Pelosi Decries Proposal To Ban Transgender Surgery For TroopsPelosi says a measure to be considered by the House, stopping the Pentagon from paying for U.S. service members to undergo gender transition surgeries, is discriminatory.
U.S. Military Pushes To Delay Transgender Enlistments By 6 MonthsU.S. military chiefs are seeking a 6-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist in services.
Homeland Security Chief: No Use Of Military For DeportationsSeeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
Pentagon Ends Ban On Transgender Troops In MilitaryThe Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
President Greeted By Protests At SF JAZZ Center After Chinatown SpeechHundreds of protesters gathered outside the SF JAZZ Center to greet President Obama for his arrival to see a performance after a speech in SF's Chinatown.
U.S. Military To Announce Reversal On Policy That Bans Women From CombatSecretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce the U.S. military's reversal of a policy that bans women from serving in combat, this week.