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10 Times We Narrowly Avoided World War 3

World War 3 has been narrowly avoided at least 10 times since WWII ended – and the public has largely been none the wiser in almost every single instance.

Here's a look at 10 times we came really close to a third world war over the past 60 years...

Economic Data

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Key Differences Between Baby Boomers and Millennials

Baby boomers and millennials don't get along, but it seems that every generation likes to believe the one before it is entitled and lazy.

And when you look at the experiences and monumental changes that occurred in the lives of each generation, they really aren't that different.

Of course, there are still some noticeable differences between each of these age groups. Here are the five key differences between baby boomers and millennials...

Election

Donald Trump's To-Do List for China-U.S. Relations

Donald Trump views China a serious threat to the United States' economic and military sovereignty.

In fact, the Republican nominee has devoted an entire page of his campaign website to how he'd deal with China as president.

Here's how he'd change U.S. - China relations...

Washington

Jaw-Dropping Government Spending Stats: $6.1 Million on "Fancy Goats"

Government spending can seem absurd at times, and this latest example of lunacy is almost too ridiculous to believe.

On the American taxpayer's dime, the Pentagon spent $6.1 million to import fancy goats from Italy to try and stabilize the economy in Afghanistan.

But that doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of the jaw-dropping wasteful spending habits of our government. Apparently, there was one project that cost $43 million that should have cost $500,000...

the fed

N.Y. Fed Hacked for $81 Million in Modern Day "Wild West" Bank Heist

The N.Y. Fed – hacked by cyber-criminals on Feb. 5 – had $101 million in Bangladesh Bank funds stolen from it by alleged Chinese hackers.

And the finger-wagging has already begun.

Here's a look at who made the biggest mistake in one of the largest Internet heists in recent history...

Washington

Border Patrol Budget Cuts Despite a 115% Surge in Immigrants

On Feb. 4, the White House and the Department of Homeland Security revealed they'd concocted a list of border patrol budget cuts for fiscal year 2017.

These budget cuts could threaten a program when it's needed the most.

Especially after the recently-reported 115% uptick in immigrants crossing our southern border...

Election

Here's Why the South Carolina Primary Is So Important

The South Carolina primary kicks off tomorrow in the 2016 GOP presidential race.

Here's what makes the Palmetto State's voting system so important.

And what's at stake for each of the Republican candidates...

China

New Silk Road Will Exert China's Influence as the Largest Economic Scheme on Earth

China's New Silk Road offers more than new trade possibilities.

Similar to global mega-infrastructure projects of the past, the Red Dragon initiative represents myriad opportunities – including military and political influence.

Here's a look at the New Silk Road and how it compares to the Marshall Plan, the Panama Canal, and the Interstate Highway System...

Election

Donald Trump Makes His Most Controversial Declarations Yet

Donald Trump: "I'm seriously considering suing Ted Cruz."

He's also considering a third-party run.

But that's not all. Here's a look at more the GOP front-runner's divisive declarations made during and after the debate...