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US agency says missile intercept test fails

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says a missile intercept test has failed. Full story

Pentagon delays missile-zapping laser test for fourth time

An intercept test of a missile-destroying laser aboard a converted Boeing Co 747 aircraft has been postponed for a fourth time because of technical problems, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said. Full story

U.S. delays anti-missile laser test for third time

A high-profile test of a missile-destroying laser aboard a converted Boeing Co 747 aircraft has been postponed for a third time because of a technical glitch, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said. Full story

For right wing, Islam behind every curve

   Kent Jones reports on the latest right-wing outrage over a round logo, this time for the Nuclear Secrity Summit.

For the GOP, if the tinfoil hat fits...

   Chris Hayes, Washington editor of The Nation, talks with Rachel Maddow about the strange development on the the right of embracing the conspiracy-minded fringe instead of purging them to preserve credibility.

Laser weapon tested

   Infrared imagery shows a laser beam emanating from the Missile Defense Agency's Airborne Laser Testbed (at right) and destroying a target missile (at left).

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  Laser weapon tested

Infrared imagery shows a laser beam emanating from the Missile Defense Agency's Airborne Laser Testbed (at right) and destroying a target missile (at left).

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