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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.

By June 6, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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MQ-8C Fire Scout robo-copter makes first flight

The B variant has already helped the Navy capture drug smugglers and carry out recon missions in Afghanistan and Somalia. The new MQ-8C is bigger and will pack a bigger payload.

By November 3, 2013

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Look up! Sunday solar eclipse will be visible from East Coast

The last solar eclipse of 2013 will take place in the early hours of November 3, and look closest to full over Atlanta and Pittsburgh.

By November 1, 2013

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Google execs' 'New Digital Age' resists cyber-siren song

book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.

By April 23, 2013

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By June 20, 2012

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Google Ideas tackles violent extremism

The Web giant launches a new online initiative to bring together former extremists, survivors, nonprofits, academics, and private sector leaders to fight violent radicalism.

By April 25, 2012

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Comic book superheroes take on world hunger

The biggest names in supervillian butt-kicking are turning their sights on famine, with DC's Justice League leaping into the fight.

By January 23, 2012

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White House: Need to monitor online 'extremism'

President Obama's new anti-"extremism" strategy hints at expanding monitoring of social networks beyond what Homeland Security already does.

By August 3, 2011

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Arianna Huffington to Bill Keller: Who you calling 'Oxpecker'?

Huffington Post co-founder responds to attack by executive editor of The New York Times over accusations of "idea aggregation."

By March 10, 2011