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This Stem-Cell Cloning Breakthrough Is Going to Revive the Same Old Debate

May 15, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Researchers in Oregon claim to have solved the tricky problem of cloning human stem cells, but you're more likely to see a duplicate of a years-old ethics debate than you are a duplicate human. The breakthrough is one that's been long sought after by biologists: creating perfectly matched human tissues ...

Russia Has Arrested a U.S. Diplomat It Swears Is a CIA Spy

May 14, 2013 Russian security forces have arrested an employee at the American embassy in Moscow, accusing him of recruiting spies for the CIA. The man was identified as Ryan Christopher Fogle, who was officially in Russia to serve as a secretary at the U.S. embassy. The Federal Security Service told RT that ...

An Air Force Unit Controlling Our Nuclear Weapons Is Filled with 'Rot'

May 8, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow All-out nuclear war isn't something Americans worry about too much these days, which is good, because the people in charge of fighting that war have apparently been doing a lousy job lately. According to the Associated Press, an internal inspection at the Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota found ...

Second U.S. Cargo Plane Crashes in Central Asia

May 3, 2013 For the second time this week an American cargo plane has crashed overseas, this time a military jet that has gone missing in Kyrgyzstan. The C-135 fuel transporter disappeared from radar on Friday, shortly after taking off from a U.S. air base near the Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan border. Kyrgyz emergency services say ...

Iraq Just Had Its Deadliest Month in Five Years

May 2, 2013 American troops may have finally left Iraq, but for that nation's citizens the war is only getting worse. More than 700 people, mostly civilians, were killed in violent attacks last month, making it the deadliest calendar month since June 2008. Nearly all of those killed were attacked in the capital ...

Roommates of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Arrested in Boston Bombing Case

May 1, 2013 The Boston Police Department announced via Twitter that three new suspects have been placed under arrest in the Boston Marathon bombing case. CBS News confirms the new break in the case. Jason Tuohey, an editor at the Boston Globe, reported that the three suspects are college students connected to Dzhokhar ...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Transfered to a Prison Hospital

April 26, 2013 The U.S. Marshall's service announced on Friday morning that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect has left the hospital where he has been for the last week, and transfered to a prison hospital on a nearby military base. CNN reports that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now at Federal Medical Center Devens, located ...

New York Fleet Week Is Officially Scuttled by the Sequester

April 24, 2013 The evil sequester has claimed its latest victim as the U.S. Navy has announced a full retreat from the annual Fleet Week celebration in New York City next month. Originally scheduled for the last week of May, the Navy now says they aren't just scaling back, but will actually be ...

Tsarnaev Says They Got No Outside Help, Brother Was 'Driving Force' In Attacks

April 23, 2013 Despite speaking only one word during his initial hospital hearing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is still saying a lot to investigators about his role in the Boston Marathon bombing. According to government sources who have revealed details of the interviews to CNN's Jake Tapper, Tsarnaev has reportedly pointed the finger at his ...

A Video History of Obama as Consoler in Chief

April 19, 2013 Like most presidents, part of Barack Obama's job has always been to speak up for the nation in times of grief, a role he's become all too familiar with in the last year. Known throughout his career as an eloquent speaker, those skills are never more called upon than after ...