Despite the fact that the U.S. and Afghanistan are at odds over a security agreement that allows U.S. troops to remain in the country past 2014, Hagel has no plans to meet with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has refused to sign the security agreement.
“A pair of American B-52 bombers flew over a disputed island chain in the East China Sea” on Monday, according to The Wall Street Journal, “in a direct challenge to China and its establishment of an expanded air-defense zone.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine says it will suspend and review its black lung program, following joint investigative reports last week from the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News that found the program “helped coal companies thwart efforts by ailing mine workers to receive disability benefits.”
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.
An 18-foot Oarfish starred back at the snorkler…
They’re called M-Blocks and the tiny, cubicle robots that can spin, flip and jump their way into new configurations are the brainchild of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
U.S. drone strikes carried out in Pakistan appear to have little impact on insurgent violence in neighboring Afghanistan, according to a new meta-study published by the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College.
NASA is sending a reliable servant into a retirement that will end with a fiery re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere in about 65 years.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans say they feel more accepted in society than they did 10 years ago, and they’re overwhelmingly optimistic that the trend will continue.
Move over Archaeopteryx, an older bird just landed on the evolutionary tree.