This Plane Is Going to Cost $1.4 Trillion. At Least.
There has been a lot of talk about how the F-35 fighter jet program, already the most costly ever, is going to top $1 trillion. Defense expert Winslow Wheeler looks at the numbers and comes up with a cost of $1.4 trillion and rising.
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Chart: Contributions from military members to presidential candidates. Not quite what you expected, eh?
Big rigs with bombs are secretly cruising the interstate near you. But how safe are they from terrorists or accidents? To find out, we sent Adam Weinstein to investigate…and haul ass after one on a long stretch of South Carolina lowcountry highway. YEEHAW.
(Plus, later today, we’ll share the list of headlines for this story that we rejected. They’re oh so good. And bad.)