| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:32 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
is expected to preview the Pentagon's fiscal 2015 budget request
on Feb. 24, a week before the White House sends its formal
budget plan to Congress, according to sources familiar with the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
By Andrea Shalal-Esa
WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Britain is still expected to
order 14 F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp
although the $5 billion deal may not be finalized until next
month, several sources familiar with the matter said...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
In 2009, a dark comedy made completely in Panama became a record-busting box office hit, taking both filmmakers and audiences by surprise.
Backed by local investors, Abner Benaim's $1.2 million "Chance" is a delightful farce about two housekeepers who...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:53 AM
"American Idol" handed out a few final golden tickets -- 21 of them, to be precise -- as it wrapped up its Season 13 auditions on Thursday in Omaha. Along the way, Keith Urban reconnected with an old pal he hadn't seen in years, Harry Connick Jr. had...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Promoting the best officers is essential to having the most powerful military force on the planet. The de facto requirement for officers in the U.S. Air Force to obtain a master's degree in order to be promoted is blatantly ridiculous because it hinders...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
William Pearson's newly published book "The Icarus Parallel," is more than just a tale of international intrigue.
The story runs much deeper, representing an accomplishment that had a genesis in the 1960s when Pearson was living in Crete. His...
| Dec 15, 2013
Philip Laible, Argonne National Laboratory: endurance bioenergy reactor. An endurance bioenergy reactor. Huh?
Most of us have seen one — in a movie.
In "Back to the Future," Doc barrels his DeLorean into the McFlys' driveway. "What are you...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:34 PM
You folks have been fired up lately about everything from cyclists to my many shortcomings.
But since so many people are asking how to end the stinky politics at our toll-road agency, we'll start there.
Scott, I fully agree with you. ["Nonstop...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles unit has received two new contracts worth a combined $449 million to produce next-generation stealth cruise missiles for the U.S. Air Force, the company said Thursday.
The latest deals for the advanced cruise...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — Fethullah Gulen, a frail 75-year-old Islamic preacher with a gift for oratory, leads an ascetic life in a 26-acre compound tucked into rolling farmland and woods here, far from the political crisis and international intrigue he is...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena.
The words from Paul T....