Stealthy F-22 ensures other war-fighting aircraft survive

Jul 22, 2015

Stealthy F-22 ensures other war-fighting aircraft survive

Screaming through the air along southern Virginia’s coast, the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor routinely puts on a dazzling show of loops, dives and combat maneuvers designed to bedevil and defeat opponents before they ever know it’s there. But in its first months of ...

Russian scientists affected by sanctions, Kremlin policies

Jul 21, 2015

Russian scientists affected by sanctions, Kremlin policies

Hundreds of Russian scientists say companies abroad are refusing to sell them scientific equipment they need to do their work and Western publications are curtly turning down their research papers. The reason, they believe, is a combination of sanctions against Russia over its involvement ...

Jul 21, 2015

U.S. Navy sub launches, recovers undersea drone

In a first for the U.S. Navy, a submarine has launched and recovered an underwater drone used in a military operation. The attack submarine USS North Dakota returned to its base in Connecticut on Monday following a nearly two-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea ...

Jul 21, 2015

U.N. Security Council backs Iran nuclear deal; Tehran hardliners object

The U.N. Security Council on Monday backed Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers but the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guard attacked the resolution, underlining powerful opposition to the deal. U.S. President Barack Obama, who also faces domestic political opposition to the agreement, hailed the United ...

U.S., Cuba restore full diplomatic ties after five decades

Jul 20, 2015

U.S., Cuba restore full diplomatic ties after five decades

More than a half century of Cold War and lingering enmity came to an abrupt but quiet end on Monday as the United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations. The new era began with little fanfare when an agreement between the two nations ...

Jul 20, 2015

Obama sends Iran deal to wary Congress; Netanyahu urges rejection

President Barack Obama’s administration sent a nuclear agreement with Tehran to Congress on Sunday and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. lawmakers to reject a deal he said would only feed an “Iranian terror machine.” In a first concrete sign of European determination ...