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F15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

F15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

An Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet has crashed in Virginia's Augusta County, National Guard and local sheriff's officials said.

Students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs

A group of college students are taking on a huge problem on campus. They're developing a new kind of nail polish that can be used to detect date rape drugs.
Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship?

Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship?

(CNN) -- Gregory Sancoff thinks he knows what the Navy needs, even before U.S. war planners do. The Navy, he says, needs Ghost.
'The meat and potatoes' of fighting drugs

'The meat and potatoes' of fighting drugs

(CNN) -- It's 8 p.m. in Chelsea, Massachusetts, just across the Mystic River from Boston. For Lt. Detective David Betz, his day is about to get busy.
IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

 Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has been placed under formal investigation in France for her alleged involvement in a long-running fraud case.
RadioShack in talks on cash lifeline

RadioShack in talks on cash lifeline

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- RadioShack may have a future, after all.
Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

(CNN) -- He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.
The people who create their own 'countries'

The people who create their own 'countries'

(CNN) -- Scotland will next month decide in a referendum whether it wants to go it alone as an independent country and split away from the United Kingdom.
Scientists: Solar system inside a searing gas bubble

Scientists: Solar system inside a searing gas bubble

(CNN) -- Ever feel like you live in a bubble? You do. We all do. Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.
McCaskill: If communities want federal law enforcement funds, cops should wear cameras

McCaskill: If communities want federal law enforcement funds, cops should wear cameras

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that police officers across the country should be required to wear body cameras in order for their departments to qualify for federal funds.