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  • Newt Gingrich's fiction [Most commented]

     
    Newt Gingrich's victory in Saturday's South Carolina primary gave the Republican candidate the opportunity to stand at the podium and spin a little fiction about how he's a Washington outsider. "There's nothing new or particularly original about a...
  • Pakistani report rejects U.S. claim of self-defense in airstrike

     
    Pakistan’s military rejected the Pentagon’s assertion that U.S. forces acted in self-defense when American gunships killed 24 Pakistani soldiers near the Afghan border last year, insisting that the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan was...
  • Afghan suicide bomb attack kills 4 civilians; 3 Britons injured

     
    A suicide car bomber who took aim at a Western convoy in southern Afghanistan on Thursday killed four Afghan civilians and injured more than 30 other people, including three British nationals who were involved in reconstruction work, Afghan and British...
  • Fallen Marine’s letter: 'it was all worth it'

     
    A flag-draped casket containing the remains of Sgt. William Stacey, a Marine from Camp Pendleton who was killed this week in Afghanistan, arrived Thursday at the military mortuary at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Stacey, 23, a member of......
  • Solvang man accused of flying marijuana through Obama’s airspace

     
    A man arrested last week after marijuana was found on a small plane he had been piloting through a no-fly zone set up during President Obama’s visit to Southern California has been identified as Brian J. Choppin, 43, of Solvang....
  • Afghan's botched attack on Western officials revealed

     
    REPORTING FROM A U.S. AIRCRAFT -- An attempted attack Wednesday at a southern Afghanistan air base targeted a top Marine commander and his British deputy as they stood near the runway awaiting an airplane carrying Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, a...
  • Brazil lashes out after military contract canceled

     
    Brazil has warned the US government that the abrupt cancellation of a contract to buy Brazilian warplanes for the US Air Force could damage military relations between the two countries....
  • Combat drones' computer systems reportedly infected with virus

     
    A computer virus has infected the U.S.- based cockpits of the military’s Predator and Reaper drones, according to reports....
  • Air Force says drone computer virus poses 'no threat'

     
    The U.S. Air Force revealed that a computer virus infected its computer systems involved in its drone program, but it did not impact the robotic aircraft’s flight controls and therefore did not affect operations....
  • Aircraft set to reach 20 times the speed of sound in test flight

     
    An experimental, arrowhead-shaped aircraft that could potentially reach blistering speeds of 13,000 mph above the Pacific Ocean is set to blast off Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base....
  • Launch of hypersonic aircraft pushed back a day by weather

     
    The launch of an experimental aircraft capable of reaching 13,000 mph was scrubbed today due to bad weather at Vandenberg Air Force Base....