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Congress Should Stop Playing Games With the Pentagon Budget

William Hartung | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
William Hartung

While the OCO shenanigans were the most egregious example of irresponsible budgeting in the HASC bill, they were far from the only one. As usual, members added funding for items that the Pentagon didn't even ask for, in order to pay for a wide array of pet projects.

Doom from the Depths: Coming Your Way

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 09.07.2014 | World
Lawrence Wittner

The building of new, immensely costly, nuclear-armed submarines by the U.S. government and others may soon raise the level of earlier anxiety to a nuclear nightmare.

The Next Level of Luxury Travel: The Mile Low Club

Courtney Price | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

What you should know...Lovers Deep is not recommended for guests who suffer from claustrophobia or a fear of fish.

New Sub's Giant 'Eye' To Probe Deep Ocean Mysteries

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science

A manned submersible named Cyclops is being built to dive nearly 2 miles (3 kilometers) below the ocean's surface, deeper than most existing subs, an...

Navy Admiral Issues Stern Warning, Calls For More Autonomy

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

GROTON, Conn. — It sounds like the premise of a Tom Clancy novel: A cyberbattle is fought to a draw, leaving U.S. submarines to continue fightin...

Deadliest Submarine Disaster In U.S. History Remembered

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

KITTERY, Maine -- The first sign of trouble for the USS Thresher was a garbled message about a "minor difficulty" after the nuclear-powered submarine ...

Andrew Burmon

The Future Of Whale Watching?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Graham Hawkes can't quite put words to the feeling. It's like jumping off a cliff, but more peaceful. It is like sinking, but more purposeful. It is l...

What I Found (And Found Out) At The National Archives

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.01.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

Preserving freedom is serious business. The Declaration of Independence is rather hard to read in places because it was stored in direct sunlight for many years -- a definite no-no for historical artifacts.

WATCH: The Super-Rich's Favorite New Toy

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

To check out the new favorite toy of the mega-rich, you'll have to do some deep sea diving. That's because that new plaything is a single-person s...

Navy To Lift Submarine Ban On Women: Female Soldiers Will Be Allowed To Work Onboard

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has moved to lift a decades-old policy that prohibits women from serving aboard Navy submarines, part of a gradual rec...