The success of 1982’s ‘First Blood’ created a genre of its own: movies starring Chuck Norris and David Carradine that grappled with post-Vietnam America by returning to the scene, revising history, and blowing up stuff
A young woman is embraced by her remote village as the reincarnated spirit of a soldier killed in war — until a professor obsessed with proving life after death shows up from America to test her claim.
Officials at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks did not heed early warnings about Robert Morris Levy's intoxication and then were slow to react, according to documents and current and former employers.
In October 1962, the Cuban Missile Crisis threatened to escalate into global thermonuclear war. But what’s not well-remembered today is that at the height of that dispute, a lost plane near the North Pole nearly led the world down the same path.
The United States spends $2 billion a day on the most advanced military ever assembled, with more aircraft carriers, fighter planes and nuclear submarines than any other nation. Then there is the Polar Star.
Since the spring, pro-government militias and Khalifa Hifter, a renegade commander from eastern Libya, have been locked in the most violent conflict in the Libyan capital Tripoli since the ouster of longtime dictator Moammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Moe Berg loved baseball. He once told a reporter, “I’d rather be a ballplayer than a president of a bank or justice on the United States Supreme Court.” But world events soon compelled him to rethink that stance.
Two months into the ban’s imposition, the full chilling effects are only now becoming apparent. Under its terms, trans people seeking to enlist in the military are subject to an almost total exclusion unless they keep their gender identity hidden.
Ukraine’s simmering war with Russian-backed fighters has an inevitable civilian cost — people are caught in crossfire or step on mines. But a surprising number die in a more unexpected way — collapsing in the queues at the front line.
The Operation Teapot Apple-2 Test in Nevada was conducted to test the effects of a blast on various building styles. Using the DeOldify deep learning software, YouTuber Aishou colorized the black-and-white footage of the test.
For a short time in the early 1990s, Amar Kanim was famous. His scarred face and desperate story featured on newspaper front pages around the world. He was known as the little boy who had lost everything in a napalm attack.
The new missile, which has never been acknowledged publicly before today, is called the R9X and is a variant of the Hellfire missile. But unlike a traditional Hellfire, the R9X is designed with six long blades that only emerge from the missile seconds before impact.