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US jets pursue light aircraft over Washington DC before it crashes in Virginia
The fighter jets caused a sonic boom over the US capital that sent some residents into a brief panic

Maya Yang and agencies

04, Jun, 2023 @9:15 PM

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US colonel retracts comments on simulated drone attack ‘thought experiment’
Colonel clarifies comments about ‘rogue AI drone’ that supposedly killed its operator

Guardian staff

02, Jun, 2023 @11:44 PM

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US air force denies running simulation in which AI drone ‘killed’ operator
Denial follows colonel saying drone used ‘highly unexpected strategies to achieve its goal’ in virtual test

Guardian staff

02, Jun, 2023 @9:32 AM

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Biden trips and falls at Air Force Academy graduation ceremony
‘He’s fine,’ says White House after president, 80, loses his footing handing out diplomas at commencement in Colorado

Staff and agencies

01, Jun, 2023 @7:52 PM

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US ‘ready to fight in space if we have to’, says military official
Threat posed by ‘provocative’ Russia and China has left US no choice but to prepare for orbital skirmishes

Ian Sample Science editor

28, May, 2023 @12:52 PM

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Kamala Harris becomes first woman to give West Point commencement speech
Vice-president addresses graduating cadets at elite US military academy and warns of threats of Russian and Chinese aggression

Maya Yang

27, May, 2023 @6:53 PM

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US sailor’s death stemmed from ‘near perfect storm’ of Seal training failures
Kyle Mullen, 24, died of acute pneumonia after completing grueling ‘Hell Week’ portion of Navy Seal training

Maya Yang

26, May, 2023 @7:58 PM

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US veterans defrauded by for-profit universities fight to restore benefits
Private colleges have preyed on veterans for years – but they finally have recourse thanks to two legislative efforts in Congress

Lilah Burke

26, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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North Korea slams ‘sinister’ South and allies as live-fire exercises with US begin
US, Japan and South Korea tighten monitoring of North’s missile launches; meanwhile South puts first commercial satellite in space on own rocket

Warren Murray and agencies

26, May, 2023 @12:11 AM

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Fake AI-generated image of explosion near Pentagon spreads on social media
Picture shared on verified accounts fuels concerns over AI’s potential to generate misinformation

Abené Clayton

22, May, 2023 @10:42 PM

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US to back fighter jet training for Ukrainian pilots
International training programme, to begin soon in Europe, would be prerequisite to transfer of F-16s to Kyiv

Dan Sabbagh and Julian Borger

19, May, 2023 @4:50 PM

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Pentagon’s ‘forever chemicals’ cleanup budget falls ‘dramatically’ short
Ballooning cost of cleaning up toxic PFAS contamination at military sites places service members and civilians at risk

Tom Perkins

18, May, 2023 @10:15 AM

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