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“Cold War”

Jul 23, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
From sports and space, to trade and missiles, frosty U.S.-Russia relations are back.
Jun 13, 2014 01:50 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Two nuclear bombs that could have exploded in North Carolina miraculously did not.
Jun 5, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
In 1947, a crash landing left wreckage from a U.S. Army plane frozen in time on northwest Greenland's remote ice sheets.
Apr 30, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A spy program that had been kept secret until 1992 is offering archaeologists a satellite view of thousands of previously unknown archaeological sites in the Middle East.
Apr 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Hint: It's 1975, it's in North Dakota and it's still there.
Mar 17, 2014 03:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Though we're most familiar with Vanguard's launch explosion, the rocket did eventually put a satellite in orbit in 1958. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2013 11:22 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
In August of 1960, the United States scored a space first when it recovered a payload from orbit. Continue reading →
Apr 22, 2013 12:09 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
When the United States imported Nazis after WWII, the government put them to work. Continue reading →
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