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2009-02-05 15:39:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC) is sponsoring a public demonstration of robotic technologies to detect and remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) from training ranges Tuesday, Feb.

2008-10-14 13:00:00

A study suggests U.S. hospitals aren't adequately prepared for the medical consequences of a terrorist attack involving radioactive materials.

2008-09-22 15:00:50

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2008-07-28 16:40:00

The United States Army is working to reduce its carbon “bootprint”, with the goal of cutting emissions of climate-warming carbon dioxide by 30 percent by 2015.

2006-08-14 05:38:23

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A day after a series of blasts killed at least 56 people, the dazed residents of Zaafaraniya are still wondering what hit them.

2006-05-27 23:53:54

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two roadside bombs exploded in quick succession in central Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least two people, police sources said. The sources said at least 17 people were also wounded.

2006-05-07 13:08:53

By Ibon Villelabeitia FORT TARIK, Iraq (Reuters) - A senior U.S. general flew to Iraq's vast desert frontier with Iran on Sunday and vowed to stop what he said was the smuggling of bomb materials from Iran that is wreaking havoc among American troops.

2006-03-28 14:15:00

The United States has not adequately protected itself against the nightmare scenario of a nuclear attack by terrorists, the head of the panel that investigated the September 11, 2001, attacks said on Tuesday.

2006-03-17 17:29:05

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Airport screeners need to do a better job of detecting unassembled bombs, the Transportation Security Administration chief said on Friday after an investigation showed bomb-making material had been smuggled through checkpoints at 21 airports.

2006-02-06 08:34:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is tripling its spending to about $3.5 billion, on a newly expanded effort to combat the rising number of increasingly powerful homemade bombs that are the No. 1 killer of U.S. troops in Iraq, The New York Times reported on its Web site on Sunday.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.