Story | Apr 17, 2015 | 5:00 AM
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Story | Apr 17, 2015 | 5:20 AMThey're known as "lethal autonomous weapons systems," or LAWS, although some people prefer the catchier term "killer robots." Either way, representatives from around the world recently gathered in Geneva to debate an important question: Should they be banned from the battlefield?
Story | Apr 16, 2015 | 2:55 AM
More than 5,800 Burundian refugees have crossed into Rwanda so far this month amid fears of violence before elections later this year, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. Failure to organize free and fair elections could spark a return to...
Story | Apr 16, 2015
The political divisions that have split some members of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe showed through Wednesday when the first tribal council meeting since the death of former Chairman Michael Jandreau ended in chaos. More than 60 people gathered for the...
Story | Apr 15, 2015 | 11:44 AM
A suicide bomber attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 16 others, the U.N. mission said. The renewed violence came as peace talks started again in Algeria between the Malian government...