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  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
  • Let's Pull in same direction

    To quote Benjamin Franklin, "We must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately." Mr. Franklin was referring to the 13 original colonies in their fight against Great Britain, but he could have just as easily been...

    Deliberate crash of German plane highlights gaps in how pilots are screened

    WASHINGTON Commercial airlines do not screen pilots for mental health issues as rigorously as government agencies, law enforcement and specialized branches of the military, and some aviation experts say that may need to change in the wake of the...

    Obama to drug-resistant superbugs: We are coming after you

    Obama to drug-resistant superbugs: We are coming after you
    The Obama administration is taking fresh aim at antibiotic-resistant superbugs, a growing cadre of microscopic foes that threatens to undermine public health and economic security throughout the world. The White House on Friday unveiled a five-year plan...

    Pentagon says it has selected first 400 Syrians to be trained to fight Islamic State group

    WASHINGTON U.S. military and intelligence agencies are doing background checks on the first 400 Syrians to be trained to combat Islamic State forces in their country, with a target date set as early as September for them to join the war, the Pentagon said...