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Why are states spending local tax money on military bases?

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Military | With the Pentagon struggling to maintain the aging infrastructure at many military bases, state and local governments are increasingly stepping into the…

Furry and fresh

Furry and fresh

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Animal hair might inspire new cleaning technology

Defense secretary orders all combat positions open to women

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter today ordered the military to open all direct combat positions to women, giving the services 30 days to submit their plans…

The know-how network

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | This social network is for problem solvers

Pentagon unveils 401(k), internships to compete with private sector

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | To keep traffic flowing swiftly and efficiently, a freeway must have well-designed on- and off-ramps. In a major speech last week at Georgetown University,

China breathes easier as terrible air quality improves

By Michael Cochrane
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China | After three decades of breakneck economic growth and little concern for the environmental consequences, China has become notorious for its air pollution…

Following the stars

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Naval Academy turns to heavens for backup navigation

NATO war games send scripted warning to Russia

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The largest NATO exercise in Europe since 2002 concluded last week with a huge, one-hour choreographed battle involving 1,800 ground troops from 12 NATO…

Along for the ride

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Tesla introduces an autonomous highway automobile

Air Force announces new $564 million bomber

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The U.S. Air Force announced late Tuesday that Northrup Grumman Corp., maker of the B-2 stealth bomber, will build its next generation, long-range strike…

U.S. Army has to borrow helicopters, weapons for NATO exercise

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Military | The drawdown of U.S. forces in Europe, combined with cuts to the U.S. defense budget, has forced the U.S. Army, Europe to borrow weapons and equipment from…

Report: Nuclear plants vulnerable to cyber attack

By Michael Cochrane
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National Security | Industry-wide cyber security weaknesses combined with increased hacking activity by criminals, states, and terrorist groups has inflated the risk of cyber…

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