Capt. James Kirk always got the latest, most advanced ship in Starfleet, so it seems only fitting that the Navy’s new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is slated to be commanded by none other than Capt. James A. Kirk, USN.
More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps will be getting a bit less starting Friday when a temporary benefit enacted as part of the federal stimulus expires.
The agency says it expects that by the end of this year, “many carriers will prove to the FAA that their planes allow passengers to safely use their devices in airplane mode, gate-to-gate.”
“The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world,” The Washington Post reported at midday Wednesday.
The U.S. government ran a deficit of $680 billion in the financial year that ended last month — the first time since 2008 that the annual shortfall has been under $1 trillion.
A key deadline in the quest to rid Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime of its chemical weapons has been met, according to international observers.
Nonpartisan fact checkers are giving failing grades to President Obama’s oft-repeated pledge to Americans that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.”
With the headline out of the way, here’s a cheat sheet for those of us who need to be ready with something to say about this year’s Fall Classic.
As a massive storm brings hurricane force winds through Western Europe, surfers in Nazaré, Portugal were taking advantage of monster waves, triggering rumors of record-breaking rides.