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Navy can't 'buy' its way out of IT challenges, says new guidance document

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson released strategic guidance Jan. 5 for the service to maintain maritime superiority. 

Unaccompanied Coast Guard cutter reaches North Pole in historic scientific expedition

The boat, which is typically ported in Seattle, carried 145 people to the Arctic for a National Science Foundation-funded expedition in support of GEOTRACES, an international project that seeks to better understand the world's oceans.

Unaccompanied Coast Guard cutter reaches North Pole in historic scientific expedition

The boat, which is typically ported in Seattle, carried 145 people to the Arctic for a National Science Foundation-funded expedition in support of GEOTRACES, an international project that seeks to better understand the world's oceans.

New study says toxic blue-green algae blooms are major risk to recreational and drinking water

Scientists from Oregon State University and University of North Carolina said that the algae, known as cyanobacteria, are also poorly monitored. State and federal regulators don't require testing for the algal blooms nor is reporting required of diseases related to it, they said.

New study says toxic blue-green algae blooms are major risk to recreational and drinking water

Scientists from Oregon State University and University of North Carolina said that the algae, known as cyanobacteria, are also poorly monitored. State and federal regulators don't require testing for the algal blooms nor is reporting required of diseases related to it, they said.

Pentagon report spells out global climate change risks as national security issue

Climate change is a security risk and will exacerbate poverty, environmental degradation, social tensions, ineffectual leadership and weak political institutions, threatening the stability of several countries, according to the Defense Department.

Pentagon report spells out global climate change risks as national security issue

Climate change is a security risk and will exacerbate poverty, environmental degradation, social tensions, ineffectual leadership and weak political institutions, threatening the stability of several countries, according to the Defense Department.

NASA: Heat-trapping Pacific, Indian oceans explain pause in upward surface temperature trend

NASA researchers analyzed ocean temperatures from a global network of 3,500 probes, which shows that temperatures below surface have been increasing. The Pacific Ocean is the main source of the warm water, but some of that now is being pushed into the Indian Ocean.

NASA: Heat-trapping Pacific, Indian oceans explain pause in upward surface temperature trend

NASA researchers analyzed ocean temperatures from a global network of 3,500 probes, which shows that temperatures below surface have been increasing. The Pacific Ocean is the main source of the warm water, but some of that now is being pushed into the Indian Ocean.

Kansas school district awarded $50M in disaster funds without open competition, DHS audit finds

The DHS inspector general said it deferred to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's decision that the costs were "fair and reasonable for the work performed" under government regulations that allow for exceptions, but there were better options.