'Top Gun' inspiration becomes highest-ranking woman at Pentagon

'Top Gun' inspiration becomes highest-ranking woman at Pentagon
President Barack Obama appointed Christine Fox as acting deputy defense secretary Tuesday, making the civilian analyst — who inspired Kelly McGillis' character in "Top Gun" — the highest-ranking woman ever at the Pentagon. Fox replaces Ashton Carter, …
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US Students Slide In Global Ranking On Math, Reading, Science
The Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, collects test results from 65 countries for its rankings, which come out every three years. The latest results, from 2012, show that U.S. students ranked below average in math among the world's …
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MLB Trade Rumors: Re-Ranking the Top Available Stars
Considering that the winter meetings haven't even gotten underway, expect at least a few more to change teams between now and the end of the month. Here's the latest on seven players whose names have been floating around the rumor mill, ranked in …
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