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In a quest for Cold War military superiority, the United States detonated more than 1,000 nuclear weapons. Government researchers blew up many of the bombs on the ground and others in ocean atolls. Yet as threats moved into space and concerns about fallout...
President Trump’s budget proposal this week would shake the federal government to its core if enacted, culling back numerous programs and expediting a historic contraction of the federal workforce. This would be the first time the government has executed cuts...
Congress has passed a new NASA bill, which authorizes $19.5 billion of spending in the fiscal year 2017. It includes things like manned missions to Mars and a Europa mission. According to SpaceNews, this is the first time in nearly...
Some tech giants, Google and Apple among them, said many of the apparent vulnerabilities exposed in the documents have already been patched. Microsoft issued a statement Thursday saying most of the issues appeared to involve problems with older technology...
WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that allegedly detail CIA software tools used to break into technology such as smartphones, internet-connected televisions and computers. While the trove of files dumped by the anti-secrecy organization have not yet been verified,...
February 23, 2017  Kellyanne Conway, Reince Priebus and Vice President Mike Pence are among those expected to speak at thetoday.    
Just weeks after leaving the White House, President Barack Obama ranks as the 12th best U.S. president overall in a new poll of historians conducted by C-SPAN ahead of Presidents Day. It's the first time Obama was eligible for the...
US President Donald Trump has claimed his administration is "running like a fine-tuned machine" and blamed "fake news" for real leaks that he deemed "illegal" during his first solo press conference. The Republican's latest rant against mainstream press continues a...
WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing organisation, has leaked what it purports to be a series of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) spying orders issued in 2012 against all political parties in France in the months leading up to the country's presidential election...
Politicians often claim that there is a relationship between immigration patterns and increased crime. In a study done at the University at Buffalo however, no links were found between the two. According to the findings, immigration instead appears to...

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