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Maybe Not Sci-Fi, But Robots Readied For Big Tests

The real world has not caught up yet with “Star Wars” and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department competition.

12/15/2013

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Service Academies Suspend Sports Due To Shutdown

The Defense Department has suspended intercollegiate athletic competitions at the nation’s service academies due to the government shutdown.

10/01/2013