Since the time of Abraham. That’s how long Afghan farmer Haji Mohammad Hydar says generations of his family have lived in the area of Afghanistan that now falls in the Sangin district of Helmand province. But no more.
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.
Paul Maruyama can talk your ear off about his days as a U.S. Air Force officer in Vietnam or his judo bouts at the Tokyo Olympics. But on a recent visit, he would rather focus on the efforts of his father and two other men.
Despite the political uncertainties of a contested election and an Afghan president who refused to ratify a key security document, Afghan security forces held together against a “resilient insurgency,” according to the Pentagon.
State-owned defense contractor Rafael wants to leverage the system's much-vaunted success in protecting Israeli civilians in this summer's Gaza war, hoping to draw navies as buyers for a new maritime version.
European nations hosting U.S. bases from which troops are deploying to Ebola-affected areas of Africa are wary of letting them back in, despite the military’s planned quarantine measures, officials said.
Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year.
The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.
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Through Nov. 9, about one million visitors will pass through the 544th edition of the Basler Herbstmesse over the course of its 16-day run. Switzerland's biggest event of its kind offers rides, goods for sale, games, shows and other amusements.