Published December 13, 2011
The final F-22 Raptor fighter jet rolled off the assembly line during a ceremony at the Lockheed Martin aircraft plant at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. The U.S. military is turning to the less costly F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to complement its operational fleet of 187 Raptors, amid concerns in Washington that the $153 million F-22 is too costly and too high-tech for its own good.
Published November 25, 2011
Large trucks on America's interstates could become 20 percent heavier. The Coalition for Transportation Productivity, a group of more than 100 major shippers including Coca-Cola and The Home Depot, is supporting legislation in Congress that, proponents say, would increase efficiency and reduce emissions.
Published November 23, 2011
The Blue Angels are playing Santa. The Navy aerobatics team delivered large pallets of toys aboard its support plane, which landed in Birmingham, Alabama Tuesday afternoon.
Published November 16, 2011
When John McCormick installed an outdoor camera to observe wildlife in his suburban Atlanta yard, he was surprised to see a large black bear.
Published November 07, 2011
Undersea exploration may seem a far cry from carpet cleaning. But iRobot, best known for its automated Roomba vacuum cleaner, also produces Seaglider, a robot capable of performing underwater missions of up to nine months on a single battery charge.
Published October 31, 2011
New debit card fees at major banks are prompting many longtime customers to switch to credit unions.
Published October 19, 2011
Despite $400,000 in federal stimulus funds, Tennessee's first electrified truck terminal is now boarded up and bankrupt.
Published October 06, 2011
A growing network of NASA cameras is providing dramatic images of meteors as they streak across the night sky, and may eventually protect astronauts in space.
Published October 04, 2011
Some frequent fliers can now move through airport security without having to take off their shoes or remove their computers, liquids and gels from carryon bags.
Published September 28, 2011
With 72 laboratory-confirmed listeria cases in 18 states and 13 deaths traced to contamination at a Colorado cantaloupe farm, federal health officials warned that more cases could appear in connection with the deadliest outbreak of food-borne disease in more than a decade.