| Apr 11, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The U.S. Navy fired a laser raygun mounted on a warship, zapping – and setting fire to -- an empty motor boat as it bobbed in the Pacific Ocean....
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Full text: Democrat Obama says ongoing attacks are necessary to avoid a Kadafi slaughter of his own people....
| Sep 30, 2007
Few Americans have ever heard of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev. But he is the reason that NASA was created and that we went to the moon. It is because of this anonymous Russian that we have federally backed college loans in this country and National Football...
| Aug 9, 2009
Florence Foster, an electronics technician who blew the whistle on a tiny Los Angeles-area outpost of Northrop Corp., which led to a massive criminal case involving the falsification of tests on cruise missiles, has died. She was 68.
Foster died July...
| Sep 2, 2009
Retired Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer, who was known as the "Father of Aegis," the Navy's primary air-defense weapon system that revolutionized how the Navy performed air defense, has died. He was 83.
Meyer, who managed the development and early building of...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:19 PM
Robert A. Fuhrman, a pioneering Lockheed engineer who played a central role in the creation of the Polaris and Poseidon missiles before rising to the top of the aeronautics and aerospace giant, died Saturday in Pebble Beach, Calif. He was 84.
| Apr 9, 2010
Anatoly Dobrynin, a longtime Soviet ambassador to the U.S. who represented Moscow during the Cuban missile crisis and later in superpower negotiations to curb the growth of nuclear arsenals, has died. He was 90.
Dobrynin died Tuesday in Moscow, Russia'...
| Jun 22, 2008
IN LEGAL circles these days, it is much in vogue to praise the doctrine of stare decisis -- a fancy Latin term for giving great deference to past court decisions rather than rethinking legal principles anew. This idea feels quite benign. What could be...
| Nov 14, 2008
Russia didn't waste any time in putting President-elect Barack Obama on notice. A day after the election, President Dmitry Medvedev renewed Russian warnings that he would base short-range Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, on the border of Poland, if the...
| Sep 28, 2009
| 4:34 PM
California's spot gasoline market shrugged off refinery fires in Wilmington and Martinez late last week to move lower today. Retail prices around the state also fell for the second straight week as analysts were predicting a drop to about $2.75......
| Oct 22, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Full text of ex-VP's shot back at Democratic White House over Afghan war policies....