In the early days of his first term, US president Barack Obama gave a speech in Prague in which he called for a world without nuclear weapons. His argument was based on a risk assessment:
Inside a lab in this city outside Baltimore, a small 3-D printer bleeps, passing black plastic through a needle to slowly build the feet of a mannequin named Buster.
Two Russians and an American in orbit commemorated Wednesday the 40th anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz mission, when a "handshake in space" brought the two Cold War rivals closer together.
"The most interesting man in the world." "Reach out and touch someone." "Finger-lickin' good." Such advertising slogans have become fixtures of American culture, and each year millions now tune into the Super Bowl as much ...
Several times this spring, coyotes made national headlines when spotted roaming the streets of New York, from Manhattan to Queens.
With memories of World War I still very much on his mind, in 1935 HG Wells wrote The Open Conspiracy, which advanced a new approach to the perennial problems of human aggression, national conflict and political inertia.
Afghan security forces, like their fellow citizens more generally, do not view the US-led war in Afghanistan as "their war."
It is, perhaps, the most iconic kiss in American history—a U.S. sailor and a woman in white impulsively locking lips in New York City's Times Square to celebrate Japan's surrender and the end of World War II Aug. 14, 1945.
The video-game industry's annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, which occupied the Los Angeles Convention Center this past week, was an overwhelming, exhausting experience—so many games, so little time. But most of the ...
Some closing craziness on the final day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles: