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MQ-9 Reaper drone fires a missile. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hack-proof drone unveiled by Pentagon

A hack-proof drone has been unveiled by the Pentagon's research wing tasked with creating breakthrough technologies for America's national security needs. Published May 22, 2014

President Barack Obama talks with FBI Director James Comey during Comey's installation as FBI director, Monday, Oct. 28,2013, at FBI Headquarters in Washington. The president said he picked Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the job. The president said at an installation ceremony for the new FBI director Monday afternoon that it wasn't Comey's educational or professional background that made him the the choice. He said it was a sense that Comey knows what's right and what's wrong.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

FBI chief: Americans 'should be suspicious of government power. I am'

The Justice Department on Monday announced a 31-count indictment against Chinese hackers accused of penetrating computer networks of big-name steel companies and makers of solar and nuclear technology to gain a competitive advantage. China denies the allegations. Published May 21, 2014

Image: Twitter, Lt. Commander Nate Barton, U.S. Navy

Awesome #upsidedown Blue Angels selfie

Anyone can take a selfie, but very few people can claim to have taken one from the inside of an F/A-18 Hornet. Lt. Commander Nate Barton of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels demo team can. Published May 21, 2014

Image: Instagram

Bush skipped 9/11 museum dedication to be with Medal of Honor recipients

Former President George W. Bush's absence at the 9/11 Memorial Museum dedication in New York City on Thursday may have confused some of the victims' families, but it turns out he had a good excuse: he was meeting with a crowd of living recipients of the Medal of Honor in Bentonville, Arkansas. Published May 16, 2014