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  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • One flight closer to space tourism
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  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • New calls to rename Higgs boson
    One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
  • Vilsack: U.S. dairy farmers still hoping for tariff-free deals with China
    The country has 18 million newborns a year who need infant formula and a growing middle class eating out more in restaurants. From a broad perspective, a trade war would not help that growth. Vilsack ...
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  • Ga. Tech researchers involved in development of robot teams supported by Army grant
    The project was awarded a five-year, $27 million grant by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. A story by John Toon on the Georgia Tech website, www.gatech.edu/, says the alliance is headed by the ...
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  • U.S. gives Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The United States will provide an additional $91 million in humanitarian aid for Ethiopia to cope with a third straight year of drought, the top U.S. official in charge of ...
    08/31/2017 - 3:08 pm | View Link
  • Okinawa residents demand all U.S. military Osprey aircraft in Japan be grounded
    2009 Osprey suffered a Class A mishap with more than a $1 million in damage. No details were released ... U.S. bases are like concessions in 19th-century China where foreign residents enjoyed ...
    08/13/2017 - 7:05 am | View Link
  • Why arming U.S. allies can be like sending weapons to the enemy
    The $4-million M-1 is viewed as the best tank in the world because ... an Iraqi Shiite militia heavily backed by Iran, rolling into battle against Islamic State in a convoy that included at least one ...
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