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NASA to test spacecraft's safety in Yuma Army installation

A team from Houston's Johnson Space Center has been working at the Jacobs Hangar at the Yuma International Airport in preparation for the testing of the parachutes of the Orion spacecraft on Wednesday at the Yuma Proving Ground.
18 hours 18 min ago

Contracts For Dec. 12, 2017

CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a not-to-exceed
18 hours 41 min ago
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Federal officials probe Los Alamos National Laboratory after worker incident

Federal officials are investigating the Los Alamos National Laboratory after an employee was involved in an incident described as a "near-miss to a fatality."
18 hours 45 min ago

As Mueller closed in, pressure mounted on Flynn and family

Michael Flynn made clear "he was tired of the constant barrage of either people trying to contact him and his family, or the press and the coverage they were getting. He was ready for that to be over," said Thomas A. Heaney Jr., a retired Army colonel who has known Flynn since childhood and spoke to him two days before the guilty plea last month.
18 hours 54 min ago

'Last Jedi' cast reveals tidbits about next Star Wars film

Director Rian Johnson (“Looper”) and 10 members of the cast of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” -- Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Andy Serkis, Laura Dern and Kelly Marie Tran -- face a small army to journalists to discuss the latest film in the galactic franchise.
19 hours 7 min ago

Ethiopia faces social media blackout after new ethnic unrest

Ethiopia faces a social media blackout as clashes intensify between ethnic groups in various parts of the country. Facebook and Twitter were down Tuesday after reports emerged of killings on Monday by security forces in the Oromia region.
19 hours 17 min ago