“It’s Christmas”: Workers Hit By US Shutdown Worry About Paying Bills

any federal workers are already plotting side jobs in the private sector. (AFP) The latest version of a malfunctioning Washington convinced NASA aerospace engineer Edward Amatucci to break a beloved household rite: Over the weekend, after the partial government shutdown went into effect, the 54-year-old furloughed telescope specialist brought down […]

US, South Korea launch joint air force exercise amid North Korea threat

The U.S. and South Korea kicked off their largest-ever joint air force exercise on Monday local time, just days after North Korea launched its first missile test in two months, The Associated Press reported. The exercise, known as “Vigilant Ace,” will run through Friday and will include F-22 stealth fighters and F-35 aircraft, the […]