About half the US soldiers participated; about half stood aside and refused to actively participate. But hardly anyone tried to help the victims, except for three men.
Seven years after the war began, the horrific images and videos being posted online from Syria show no sign of stopping. But is anyone still paying attention?
DoD’s Project Maven uses tech firm’s TensorFlow artificial intelligence systems, prompting debate both inside and outside company.
The move set off a firestorm among employees of the technology giant when they learned of Google’s involvement.
Long a dream of military engineers in the United States, Russia, and China — each of which points to the other’s work as justification for their own — hypersonics by all accounts pose a risk of altering the strategic calculations that have helped push off any direct conflict between nuclear powers.
"We've had to perform the absentee funeral prayer three times last year in honor of killed classmates. It never seems to end."
Russian president says Moscow has developed new line of nuclear-capable weapons that can breach US defenses.
The debate over how well ritual killings maintained social order.
If you find yourself directly in the blast zone, you're literally toast. However, if you're a bit further away things get painfully complicated.
Although only four Russians have been confirmed dead, reports continue to circulate that many more died in fighting in eastern Syria on Feb. 7-8.
This thing is truly hot fire. And at a total cost of about $500, it costs pretty much exactly the same as buying one from the Tesla man himself. Pretty coo, er, hot. Pretty hot.
"Two chess players are locked in a match in 1973. Their battle on the board reignites the memory of their first meeting during the Great War of 1914."
On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state. Reuters uncovered the massacre and has pieced together how it unfolded. During the reporting of this article, two Reuters journalists were arrested by Myanmar police.
Americans have become paranoid about foreign cyberattacks on their political system, but they have nobody but themselves to blame.
A full-blown war with North Korea wouldn't be as bad as you think. It would be much, much worse.
In a case that ranks as the worst corruption scandal in Navy history, the Justice Department has charged 15 officers and one enlisted sailor who served on the Blue Ridge with taking bribes from or lying about their ties to Leonard Glenn Francis, a Singapore-based tycoon.
We're glad that the world isn't a desolate, lifeless place destroyed by nuclear war and robots haven't taken over us as overlords, but some of these children came pretty close to guessing what life would be like in 2000.
Photojournalist Eddie Adams captured one of the most famous images of the Vietnam War - the very instant of an execution during the chaos of the Tet Offensive. It would bring him a lifetime of glory, but also of sorrow.
Observers noticed that Strava's global workout heatmap apparently revealed the location of secret military bases around the world and the exercise habits of individual troops on those bases.
A manuscript of a Holocaust tale published in France roped scores of people into a mystery. Including me.
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