Elisabeth Elson

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Israeli Military Buying Drones That Can Hold Machine Guns

The Israeli military is buying drones that can hold machine guns, grenade launchers, and other weapons from a Florida-based startup, according to …

Elon Musk Wants to Cut Tesla Spending, “At Least for the Next 4.5 Weeks”

Bloomberg has acquired an internal email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to employees, in which Musk encourages cost-cutting and a productivity push for the …

What Makes Simone Biles Unlike Any Other Gymnast in the World

It’s hard to imagine now, just days after she led the U.S. women to their second-straight Olympics gymnastics team gold, but Simone Biles once got a …

The Dark Side of American Soccer Culture

For the stunted American male, frust­rated with the changing demographics of the country and gripped by the belief that his days on top are coming to an end, there may be no form of porno­graphy more satisfying than watching a bunch of hard-drinking, pub-singing soccer fans with thick brogues beat …

Bernie Sanders Wins in Oregon, But He Needed Kentucky, Too

Bernie Sanders mini-winning streak ended Tuesday night in Kentucky, a state analysts expected he could win.<p>The loss could take some wind out of supporters’ sails at a critical time as they face increasing pressure to unify the Democratic Party behind likely nominee Hillary Clinton.<p>But it was a …

U.S. to invest billions in self-driving cars

Self-driving cars got a financial shot in the arm from the federal government Thursday, but a new report shows the autonomous vehicles have safety issues that could delay their appearance on U.S. highways by years.<p>Announcing the Obama administration's pledge to invest nearly $4 billion in …

Autos

Scrutiny of Tashfeen Malik's fiancee visa fell short, congressional investigators say

Immigration officials failed to sufficiently scrutinize Tashfeen Malik's petition to enter the U.S. to get married, allowing her in with an unverified assertion from her fiance and untranslated Arabic passport stamps as the only evidence that the couple had spent time together, congressional …

Immigration

Exclusive: Investigators piece together portrait of Pakistani woman in shooting massacre | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Tashfeen Malik’s path to accused mass killer in California began in a small city on the Indus River in Pakistan’s Punjab province.<p>Weapons confiscated from Wednesday's attack in San Bernardino, California are shown in this San Bernardino County Sheriff Department handout photo …

San Bernardino County

Republican campaigns to meet as they seek changes to primary debates

• Ben Carson’s team organized meeting scheduled for Sunday night<br>• Retired neurosurgeon says debate style needs to ‘mature’<p>Republican presidential campaign staffers were set to gather on Sunday night to discuss how they would like the primary debates to change, following the party’s harsh criticism of …

Government

Report: Iran finds 'unexpectedly high' uranium reserve after Dems seal nuke deal for Obama

Iran has reportedly found an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium, following assessments that the country is running low on the nuclear raw material and just days after President Obama essentially secured an international nuclear deal with the country's leaders.<p>The discovery was reported first by …

Trump rips Clinton aide Abedin and ‘perv’ husband Weiner

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMan opens fire at Trump’s Miami golf resort Trump yuks it up to deflect Senate critics Primary win gives resurgent left …

Teacher who was late for work 111 times keeps job

An elementary school teacher has been allowed to keep his job even though he was late for work 111 times over a two-year period.<p>In a decision filed Aug. 19, an arbitrator rejected an attempt by the Roosevelt Elementary School to fire 15-year veteran Arnold Anderson from his $90,000-a-year job, …