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The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) in the Arctic Ocean on March 21, 2009. (U.S. Navy)

The U.S. Stakes Its Claim in the Arctic Frontier

The United States will move to protect its portion of the opening Arctic region, forcing it to compete with other interested countries. Read more…

Former Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (C) arrives at the Tribunal of Justice in Guatemala City on Sept. 3. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Guatemala's President Steps Down Days Before Election

The embattled president's resignation could spur protests that test Guatemala's political stability. Read more…

U.S. Naval Update Map: Sept. 3, 2015

This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups. Read more…