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Why the US is ‘getting serious’ about UFOs
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Stranger than fiction

Why the US is ‘getting serious’ about UFOs

Congress to be briefed next month on military sightings of unidentified flying objects
21 May 2021
Toddler releases album of music she made in the womb
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Tall Tales

Toddler releases album of music she made in the womb

And other stories from the stranger side of life
15 Feb 2021
Pentagon reveals new details after UFO video release
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In Brief

Pentagon reveals new details after UFO video release

‘Suitcase-sized and silver in colour’ - military pilots’ encounters with ‘unexplained aerial phenomena’
14 May 2020
US strikes back after rocket attack in Iraq
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In Brief

US strikes back after rocket attack in Iraq

Kata’ib Hezbollah is accused of attack that killed British soldier and 11 others
13 Mar 2020
The Pentagon's secret UFO programme
The Pentagon is the world's biggest office building
In Depth

The Pentagon's secret UFO programme

Multi-million dollar programme to investigate flying objects may have had a more practical purpose
18 Dec 2017
How the Pentagon Papers exposed America’s role in Vietnam
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In Brief

How the Pentagon Papers exposed America’s role in Vietnam

New Steven Spielberg film The Post tells story behind the 1971 intelligence leak that exposed governments’ lies
15 Dec 2017
US military nude photo scandal widens: What's it all about?
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In Depth

US military nude photo scandal widens: What's it all about?

New message board uncovered, showing servicemen sharing explicit photos of female colleagues
10 Mar 2017

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US announces single largest transfer of Guantanamo inmates
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In Brief

US announces single largest transfer of Guantanamo inmates

Fifteen detainees transferred to the UAE as Obama seeks to make good on campaign promise
16 Aug 2016
US strikes at Islamic State in Libya
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In Brief

US strikes at Islamic State in Libya

Air raid on terrorist group's positions in Sirte came at request of unity government and was authorised by Barack Obama
2 Aug 2016
The Pentagon's biggest challenge: teaching computers jazz
Humanoid robots dancing at 'The Robot Museum' in Madrid
In Brief

The Pentagon's biggest challenge: teaching computers jazz

US defence researchers are playing jazz to an AI project in the hope that it will learn how to improvise
11 Aug 2015
Terrorism watchlist: secret US rules revealed
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In Depth

Terrorism watchlist: secret US rules revealed

Agencies don't need 'concrete facts' to label individuals terrorists – so how are people watchlisted?
25 Jul 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Jun 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Jun 2012

6 Jun 2012
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