Sequestration means defense spending may be reduced by some $46 billion a year. Wall Street seems to be betting that many of the cuts won't materialize. The gains come as stocks rebound from Monday's slump.
The embattled plane maker is itching to stretch its wings.
The aircraft maker is expected to tell the FAA Friday that it has found a fix for its 787 battery problems.
Despite concerns, a federal law passed last year has paved the way for commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles and made it easier for government agencies to obtain them.
An FAA-ordered grounding, metallic dendrites and storage shortage cause continued problems for the Dreamliner manufacturer.
There's no danger of 2012 DA14 hitting Earth but satellite companies will be keeping a watchful eye on it.
A possible culprit is identified in the Dreamliner fire investigation.
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