US Air Force Launches Secret Space Shuttle

With the capability of landing unmanned, and only about a quarter of the size of older shuttles, the X-37B spaceplane is on a mission that the military won’t discuss. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It’s the second flight for this original X-37B spaceplane. It circled the planet for seven months in...

Congress Mulls Doing Away With Dollar Bill

American consumers have shown about as much appetite for the $1 coin as kids do for spinach. They may not know what’s best for them either. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills entirely and replacing them with dollar coins could save taxpayers some $4.4 billion over the next 30 years. Vending machine operators have long championed the use of...