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9 Missile Commanders Fired, Others Disciplined In Air Force Scandal

9 Missile Commanders Fired, Others Disciplined In Air Force Scandal

The Air Force has announced the firing of nine midlevel nuclear missile commanders and the disciplining of dozens of junior officers involved in cheating on ICBM proficiency exams.

Obama Lays Out His Plan To Have Telecoms Store Call Data

Obama Lays Out His Plan To Have Telecoms Store Call Data

President Obama announced Thursday that he has decided “the data should remain at the telephone companies.”

High Court Considers Definition Of Domestic Violence In Gun Case

High Court Considers Definition Of Domestic Violence In Gun Case

Law enforcement, domestic violence organizations and gun control groups won an important victory in the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday.

Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are Employees

Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are Employees

A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern University athletes are employees of the school and are allowed to form a union.

U.S. And Europe Stand United, ‘Russia Stands Alone,’ Obama Says

U.S. And Europe Stand United, ‘Russia Stands Alone,’ Obama Says

President Obama declared Wednesday that while the U.S. and European union stand united, “Russia stands alone” on the world stage because of its actions.

BP Says Oil Spill In Lake Michigan Has Been Contained

BP Says Oil Spill In Lake Michigan Has Been Contained

A BP refinery spilled an unknown amount of oil into Lake Michigan on Monday.

Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Facebook announced a pretty big purchase on Tuesday: The social media giant said it was acquiring Oculus VR, a company that makes virtual reality goggles, for $2 billion.

IRS Says It Will Treat Bitcoins As Property, Not Currency

IRS Says It Will Treat Bitcoins As Property, Not Currency

In a new rule released on Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service says it will treat bitcoin and other virtual currencies as property.

Unidentified Remains To Be In Repository At Sept. 11 Museum

Unidentified Remains To Be In Repository At Sept. 11 Museum

Hoping it will be “a dignified and reverential setting,” the soon-to-be-opened National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City says approximately 8,000 unidentified remains of those who died in the 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan are returning “to the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site.”