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Some of the nation's top defense contractors have helped sponsor an annual congressional charity tennis tournament in the nation's capital that is a pet project of Rep. Norm Dicks, senior Democrat on the House Appropriations defense subcommittee.
Last month, after four years of blown deadlines and cost overruns, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the Secure Border Initiative had been canceled in favor of a more region-specific approach, and now even supporters of the troubled project say it was not worth its $1 billion price tag.
The Dow Jones industrial average broke through 12,000 for the first time in two and a half years Wednesday but slipped lower in afternoon trading. The index of 30 prominent U.S. companies finished with a modest gain.
Airbus said Monday it took in 574 net new aircraft orders last year, beating rival Boeing Co. for the third year running as the international aviation market rebounded more strongly than expected from the steepest drop in its history.
Just weeks after Obamacare was signed into law earlier this year, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke was questioning the $100-plus million Form 8-K write-downs announced by corporations such as Caterpillar Inc., Deere & Co., Boeing Co. and AT&T to account for their anticipated higher costs of health care. The commerce secretary even referred to AT&T's $1 billion write-down as being "minor" - perhaps reflecting a government perspective jaded by trillion-dollar bailouts and deficits.
The Supreme Court is getting involved in the longstanding dispute between the Pentagon and two contractors contesting the government's demand for $3 billion over the Navy's ill-fated A-12 Avenger attack plane.
As the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, much of President Obama's counterterrorism policies and his understanding of executive power closely hew to the last administration, which he criticized as a candidate for the White House.
A sharply divided federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-Sept. 11 CIA program that flew terrorism suspects to secret prisons.
Bombers and torpedo planes will be the stars of the latest expansion of the National World War II Museum, and visitors will be able to get close-up views of the war planes on elevated catwalks.