Ashton Carter revealed that the Pentagon is only training 60 Syrian rebels to fight ISIS.
Marco Rubio called the ongoing talks a "diplomatic charade."
About 17,000 civilians would reportedly be laid off.
The House passed legislation to facilitate U.S. weapons transfers to Jordan.
McCain argues Pentagon should be doing more to help Syrian rebel groups.
U.S. and Afghan officials say ISIS is now in three provinces in Afghanistan.
He indicated he would veto the final defense bill from Republicans.
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) called Iraq's central government a "work in progress."
Police found no evidence of a shooting after reports of gunfire.
The Navy is the first armed service to provide more than the current six weeks of leave.
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The Arkansas senator repeats his calls for Obama to abandon the talks.
Gowdy said State “should have informed congressional investigators years ago” about Clinton’s...
The White House nominated current U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter Bodde to take over in Libya.
Service members repaying loans are being overcharged or denied benefits, a report finds.
The number is far lower than what Defense officials say they hoped for.
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) is a top Democratic target in 2016.
"When you are not winning in warfare, you are losing," Sen. John McCain said.
"This larger battle for hearts and minds is going to be a generational struggle," he said.
Difficult decisions remain, State Department spokesman John Kirby said.
The ranking Democrat on the committee says someone is spreading false rumors.
The president is set to speak on the terror group later Monday.
House and Senate defense committee leaders are set to face off in closed door talks.
The group captured the ancient Syrian city in late May.