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The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.
BOGOTA - Agence France-Presse
Colombia and Venezuela recalled their ambassadors on Aug. 27 for consultations, amid mounting tensions that began nearly a week ago when Caracas closed off their shared border.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The White House said on Aug. 18 it had hired its first openly transgender official, a move which supporters said underscored the administration's drive against inequality.
The gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia on Aug. 26 was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances who had previously sued a Florida station alleging discrimination because he was black.
WICHITA, Kansas - The Associated Press
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning has been found guilty of violating prison rules and will receive three weeks of recreational restrictions at the Kansas military prison where she's serving a 35-year sentence
Two television journalists were shot and killed in Virginia on Aug. 26 morning while conducting a live television interview, the station said.
Bombastic real-estate mogul Donald Trump has extended his lead in the 2016 Republican nomination race, beating establishment candidates and anti-Washington renegades alike as he topped a new poll released Aug. 18
NEW YORK - AP
US investigators are trying to figure out why an armed veteran slipped through a side door of a federal building in New York City, fatally shooting a security guard before killing himself.
RIO DE JANEIRO/NEW YORK - Reuters
Brazil's Petrobras may need to pay record penalties of $1.6 billion or more to settle U.S. criminal and civil probes into its role in a corruption scandal, a person recently briefed by the company's legal advisors told Reuters.
United States Investigations Services Inc, the private firm that vetted former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, has agreed to a settlement worth at least $30 million, resolving U.S. claims connected to its background investigations.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Two women have made military history after becoming the first female soldiers to pass the U.S. Army's grueling Ranger Course, the Army said on August 17.
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