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  • U.S. life expectancy fell by 1.5 years in 2020, largest drop since World War II

    U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, according to new report from the CDC.

    Los Angeles Times
  • 5 U.S. Planes That the U.S. Military Rejected

    David Axe Aviation History, The Cold War was a wild, scary time. Here are some ideas that looked interesting but didn't work well enough in practice. Here's What You Need to Remember: Some of these were ahead of their time. Some of them were straight-up failures.  In the 1950s and ‘60s, American plane-makers went crazy developing new fighters, bombers and reconnaissance aircraft for the U.S. armed services. Some of the most successful designs -- the F-4, the F-15 and B-52 -- remain in service...

    The National Interest
  • U.S. factory orders rose 1.5% in June

    U.S. factory orders rose 1.5% in June