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Defense Secretary Newport
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter watches an unmanned surface vehicle navigate a course in the bay which he had plotted on a computer at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Newport, R.I. Carter told students at the nearby U.S. Naval War College in Newport that the government needs to develop technology faster and reconnect with the tech industry. (AP Photo/Jennifer McDermott)
Year in Space
FILE - In this Thursday, May 19, 2016 file photo, retired astronaut Scott Kelly, center, and his twin brother Mark Kelly, back, are greeted by children in the hallway of the Kelly Elementary School after the school was named in their honor in West Orange, N.J. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, NASA’s yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, says even after 2 ½ months back on Earth, his feet are still sore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Afghanistan
In this undated and unknown location photo, the new leader of Taliban fighters, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada poses for a portrait. The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor - a scholar known for extremist views who is unlikely to back a peace process with Kabul. (Afghan Islamic Press via AP)
Senate Defense Budget
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., joined by, from left, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., leave a closed-door GOP policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Senate is taking up the massive 2017 defense budget this week and McCain wants to increase military spending despite federal budget caps. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Airport Security
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) chief Peter Neffenger testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, before the House Homeland Security Committee which is looking for answers on how to balance security with long lines at airport checkpoints. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Aging Federal Computers
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo, an obsolete 8 and 1-half inch floppy disc is held in London. Congressional investigators say the government spends about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems. That includes platforms more than 50 years old in such vital areas as nuclear weapons and Social Security. One still uses floppy disks. (AP Photo/Adam Butler, File)