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Huge Puerto Rico radio telescope to close in blow to science

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it will close the huge telescope at the renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in a blow to scientists worldwi...

Cable failures endanger renowned Puerto Rico radio telescope

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Giant, aging cables that support one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes are slowly unraveling in this U.S. territory, pushing an observatory renowned for ...

Multiple Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ during missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Taiwanese military was engaging in a live-fire exercise involving its arsenal of long-range missiles early on Wednesday (Sept. 9), several People's Liberatio...

Can China’s DF-21D missile destroy US aircraft carriers as advertised?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China fired a “carrier killer” anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) into the South China Sea on Wednesday (Aug. 26), the day after the U.S. sent a U-2 aircraft t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 3, the 216th day of 2020. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 26, the 147th day of 2020. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 19...

US pulls anti-missile systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is pulling two Patriot missile batteries and some fighter aircraft out of Saudi Arabia, an American official said Thursday, amid tensions between the kingdom and the Trump a...

US expands troop, fighter jet presence at Saudi base

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Across the vast expanse of this desert air base, hundreds of tents have popped up and a newly arrived squadron of U.S. Air Force F-15E fighters is lined up ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2019. There are 150 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 3,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 26, the 146th day of 2019. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 197...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2018. There are 150 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 3, 1...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 1...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2018. There are 223 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 22, 19...

Turnbull’s Tokyo visit draws Australia and Japan’s defense forces closer

() -- Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first overseas visit for 2018, to Japan, was highlighted by a summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his national security council in which No...

Trump's 'fire and fury' parallels North Korean rhetoric

President Donald Trump ventured into North Korean territory with his vow to respond to threats from the isolated dictatorship with "fire and fury" unparalleled in history. Trump's re...