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The top U.S. military officer expressed frustration Wednesday with what he called China's unwillingness to rein in North Korea, calling again on Beijing to use its unique leverage to push the North to stop provocations.
NASA took a giant leap away from the spaceflight business Wednesday as a private company launched a spacecraft into orbit and for the first time guided it safely back to Earth, a feat previously achieved only by large national governments.
U.S. intelligence agencies are working to track down an alarming report from inside North Korea revealing that the communist regime is secretly developing underwater nuclear torpedoes and mines.
America's budget debate suffers from a failure of imagination. Deficit hawks warn that the federal budget is on an "unsustainable path," but they don't spell out what will happen when the budget can no longer be sustained. Their language tends to be vague and imprecise.
The House has passed sweeping legislation that aims to make food safer in the wake of E. coli and salmonella outbreaks in peanuts, eggs and produce.
An Alaska judge will decide by Friday a case that will determine the fate of Republican Joe Miller's challenge to how write-in ballots were counted in the U.S. Senate race.
The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling for the release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and congratulating him on winning this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Much has changed - both at home and in the region - in the nine years since we launched the war in Afghanistan. Recent appointments among military commanders, our own midterm elections and shifting tides, affiliations and goals among great powers with interests in the region justify our taking stock of where we stand to determine whether our continued struggle is worth the blood and treasure at risk.
China and 18 other countries have declined to attend this year's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, Nobel officials said Tuesday as China unleashed another barrage deriding the decision.