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Blasts Rock Chinese City of Tianjin, At Least 17 Reported Killed

Powerful explosions rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, officials and state media said.<p>Nine firefighters were killed, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported. It is not clear if the nine were counted among the 17 dead. The broadcaster reported that 283 …

Black Holes Get Even Weirder with New Stephen Hawking Theory

Black holes may be even weirder than scientists had thought, according to a new paper by famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.<p>The paper, which …

Physics

Rand Paul and 2016: A message of change, delivered deadpan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Change? For sure. Hope? Maybe not so much.<p>That's Rand Paul's approach to winning the White House when the original hope-and-change …

Caught in 'The Hornet's Nest': Soldiers in Fierce Taliban Firefight Talk About Struggles of Life After War

The Kunar province was home to some of the most brutal fighting in the Afghanistan War, and for the soldiers of the US Army’s 101st Airborne …

Ukrainian Officer: Russian Troops Opened Fire At Crimea Base

The unnamed officer from the motor vehicle battalion of the Ukrainian navy said Russian troops broke in to the base near the inland town of Bakhchisaray some time after 2 p.m., took mobile phones from the Ukrainians and began trying to remove vehicles. None of the Ukrainian troops was hurt and the …

This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Doesn't Even Come Close To US Military Spending

According to the report, the United States led the world in military spending with $640 billion in 2013 alone. China is the closest nation to follow the US at $188 billion — which is less than one-third of America's overall spending.<p>The U.S. reduced their defense budget by 7.8 percent whereas …

Ukraine launches air strikes against gunmen at Donetsk airport

One day after Ukraine elected a new president, the Ukrainian military launched air strikes against armed pro-Russian separatist rebels who seized the Donetsk International Airport, an official there tells Fox News.<p>A bombardment of the airport reportedly began shortly after noon local time, and …