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  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • Christmas package delays: Isn't presence better than presents anyway?

    Christmas package delays: Isn't <em>presence</em> better than <em>presents</em> anyway?
    Talk about a First World problem: Christmas packages that didn’t arrive on time. Suffice to say, Christmas 2013 wasn’t Amazon’s, or UPS’ or FedEx’s finest hour. But from the uproar, you’d have thought NORAD had...
  • Obama visits troops, spends a low-key Christmas with family

    President Obama and his wife, Michelle, made their customary Christmas visit to greet troops at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, offering thanks and encouragement to some 580 service members before spending the evening at home with friends and family. The...
  • Here's how to track Santa Claus' trip around the world

    Here's how to track Santa Claus' trip around the world
    Christmas Eve is here, which means Santa Claus has begun delivering gifts around the globe. Technology enables the public to track his journey. There are two ways to follow Old Saint Nick: Using the Google Santa Tracker or the North American Aerospace...
  • Track Santa's approach to Maryland with NORAD, Google Santa trackers

    Track Santa's approach to Maryland with NORAD, Google Santa trackers
    Ever wonder how, exactly, Santa traverses the globe?  Certainly he works by time zone, but does he work his way up the Atlantic coast, or is he coming into Maryland by crossing the Mason-Dixon Line? Ponder no longer. This Christmas Eve, share in the...
  • Military accused of poisoning kids' minds with Santa Tracker video

    Military accused of poisoning kids' minds with Santa Tracker video
    Giving Santa Claus and his reindeer a military fighter jet escort on Christmas Eve amounts to manipulative military marketing aimed at defenseless young minds, a Berkeley child psychologist says.  In case you have been working today instead of paying...
  • Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover

    Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover
    Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day. Case in point: On...
  • NORAD Santa Tracker under fire for giving Santa a fighter jet escort

    NORAD Santa Tracker under fire for giving Santa a fighter jet escort
    Santa and his reindeer have some company this year: military fighter jets. And that has some people very unhappy, saying it is a thinly veiled marketing video aimed at children. NORAD is equating jolly old St. Nick and the military in the minds of kids,...
  • NORAD's 'Santa Tracker' adds fighter jets, draws concern

     
    The North American Aerospace Defense Command revealed that the 2013 "Santa Tracker" will have a more "operational feel," replete with fighter jets....
  • Santa to be accompanied by jet fighters this year

    Santa to be accompanied by jet fighters this year
    Jolly Old Saint Nicholas will have more than just Rudolph's red nose to guide his sleigh this Christmas Eve, the military website that virtually tracks Santa's movements around the globe has announced that he will now be accompanied by fighter jets. The...
  • Film Review: 'The Colony'

    Utterly routine futuristic horror-thriller "The Colony" substitutes the term "ferals" for plain old zombies (the modern, fast-moving kind), and that's about it for originality. This Canadian production has been playing various territories since spring;...