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Call of Duty: WWII first impressions

The Call of Duty: WWII private multiplayer beta released a full day early. After spending some hours with it, here are our first impressions.<p>We’ve …

Trump seriously considering ending DACA

President Trump is seriously considering ending DACA, the Obama-era policy that shields some illegal immigrants from deportation, before conservative …

China Wants to Make the F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters as Obsolete as Battleships

<i>As the paper describes, quantum radar uses a novel concept in physics, which scientist are only just starting to understand. “Quantum physics says</i> …

Awesome New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Vehicles Revealed

The vehicles of the Star Wars universe are as iconic as the aliens and planets, and fans have come to expect cool new ships in every movie. Thankfully, it looks like the upcoming <i>The Last Jedi</i> will be no different. The official Star Wars Show has revealed two new vehicles--an updated version of the …

The Xbox One X probably isn't for you

Unless you have a really big 4K TV<p>As product pitches go, “the world’s most powerful console” is pretty straightforward. And in the case of the Xbox One X, it’s unambiguously true. Microsoft has built a potent powerhouse of a machine that outstrips its predecessors and competitors in capability.<p>The …

The North Korean spies Ukraine caught stealing missile plans

<b>Zhytomyr, Ukraine (CNN) —</b> The images are a little grainy, but in the half-light of a dusty Ukrainian garage, you can sense the unbridled enthusiasm of the two North Korean spies who are photographing what they think are top-secret missile designs.<p>In a rare window into the opaque, deadly and …

North Korea

Introducing 'dark DNA' – the phenomenon that could change how we think about evolution

DNA sequencing technology is helping scientists unravel questions that humans have been asking about animals for centuries. By mapping out animal …

Genetics

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

The Latest: Trump calls for patriotism, national healing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):<p>10:30 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump called for patriotism and national healing as …

Where U.S. troops are stationed around the world

There were about 1.3 million active duty military personnel at the end of June this year, according to the Department of Defense's Defense Manpower …

Russian nuclear bombers fly near North Korea in rare show of force | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a rare mission around the Korean peninsula at the same time as the United States and South Korea conduct joint military exercises that have infuriated Pyongyang.<p>A Russian TU-95 bomber flies over around southern part of Japan in …

The mystery of a spooky Confederate submarine might finally be solved

We may finally know what killed Civil War soldiers on the Hunley.<p>When most of us think of the early days of submarine technology, we envision hulking WWI-era U-boats. In fact, the first submersible military vessel made an appearance in the American Revolutionary War. An acorn-shaped pod called the</i> …

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

World History

Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents because of Trump's frequent travel, large family

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump's family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast.<p>Secret Service Director …

Donald Trump

The Marine Corps Might Finally Take a Historic Step Toward Gender Equality

Just weeks after a historic military first—news that a woman would be training to become a Navy SEAL—the U.S. Marine Corps might take another major step toward gender equality. According to the Associated Press, senior Marine leaders are now considering allowing women to attend what has …

Military

Remembering the Vietnam War’s Bloody Urban Battle of Hue

Mark Bowden’s new history Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam pulls off a rare feat — it takes a conflict of terrible scale and …

Newly Named Titanosaur Was the Largest Land Animal Our Planet Has Ever Seen

Four years after six specimens were discovered in Argentina, scientists have finally given a name to what is now considered the largest animal to …

Dinosaurs

Why North Korea threatened Guam, the tiny U.S. territory with big military power

North Korea said it was reviewing plans to strike U.S. military targets in Guam with medium-range ballistic missiles to create “enveloping fire,” according to state media.<p>The message came hours after President Trump warned North Korea that it will be “met with fire and fury and, frankly, power, the …

North Korea

Why you may not get grandchildren: Millennials are too worried about climate change to reproduce

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Rachel Ries’ decision not to have children evolved slowly and through many of the typical …

Parenting

Trump says it's too pricey to have transgender troops. Here's the truth

As for the disruption caused by gender transitions, the study found that fewer than 0.1 percent of military members would seek treatments that could …

Health Care

First Human Embryos Edited in U.S. - MIT Technology Review

The first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States has been carried out by a team of researchers in …

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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Resurgent Taliban and a government in disarray

The Taliban are gaining strength in Afghanistan, as is evident from Monday's Kabul attack, but President Ghani seems to have other "pressing issues" …

Afghanistan

What would happen if the United States totally disengaged from Afghanistan?

KABUL — The United States' longest war doesn't look like it will end anytime soon.<p>Sixteen years have passed. Nearly 2,400 U.S. troops have died. More than $700 billion has been spent. But talk of “winning” is scarce.<p>The goal now seems more akin to “not losing.”<p>The Taliban is present in nearly half …

8 World War II Films Worthy of Any Collection

War is Hell, but it does offer endless opportunities for great (and often not so great) movies. That goes double for WWII. The recently released</i> …

Band of Brothers

North Korea once shot down an American spy plane—killing 31 soldiers—and we didn’t retaliate

The EC-121 incident came at a particularly tense time<p>The plane was nowhere to be found. At 7 a.m. on April 15, 1969, a spy aircraft called Deep Sea …

China and India are edging closer to a war in Asia that neither can back down from

Both Beijing and New Delhi see the conflict as a shoving match for dominance in the Himalayas, an age-old struggle between the two states that most recently went hot in 1962, before either state had perfected nuclear bombs.<p>But now a Chinese construction project aiming to build a road that can …

The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance

Breakthroughs in biometric science mean future troops will fight with weapons that understand them—inside and out.<p>Imagine a group of volunteers, their chests rigged with biophysical sensors, preparing for a mission in a military office building outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture …

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus German or Else! Video Shows Nazi Takeover of American TV Game Shows

During <i>Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’</i> announcement and reveal at E3 2017 there was brief glimpse of footage showing a gameshow called “German or …

How Halo 4 achieved high-quality assets without sacrificing performance

No matter what you're working on, getting the most out of a game engine is always tricky business.<p>At GDC 2014, <i>Halo 4</i> developer Wes Grandmont III …