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The U.S. military officially ended its war in Iraq on Thursday, packing up a military flag at a ceremony with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta nearly nine years after the invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.
A "quick look" report on the U.S. Defense Department's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) says aircraft production should be slowed while 13 test issues are resolved. But it also declares the F-35's design fundamentally sound.
In a small Army study, a hand-held device that tests for protein fragments released into the bloodstream after a head injury accurately detected concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, in 34 patients.