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U.S. nuclear force still using 1970s floppy discs: GAO

May 26, 2016

U.S. nuclear force still using 1970s floppy discs: GAO

America’s nuclear force still uses floppy disks designed in the 1970s to coordinate some of its functions, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday. The report by the Government Accountability Office points to a number of worryingly outdated “legacy systems” still in use across ...

Astronaut John Glenn, 94, to get Columbus airport renamed after him

May 26, 2016

Astronaut John Glenn, 94, to get Columbus airport renamed after him

Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House voted Wednesday to support a bill adding the 94-year-old Democrat’s name to Port Columbus International Airport. The ...