Without Russia, NASA couldn’t send astronauts to the space station between 2010 and 2015.
US officials say the system is merely a protection against rogue states like Iran.
San Diego's New Children's Museum makes art fun.
Seizing on the conflict in Georgia, East European countries are pushing for strong measures against an aggressive Moscow they say they know all too well.
Russia's message – 'We're back and we're strong' – creates a new geopolitical dynamic in Eurasia for the Western alliance.