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May 21, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Gun violence restraining orders could prevent fatalities by giving families the legal tools to temporarily ban dangerous relatives from possessing firearms.
Apr 29, 2015 10:11 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
DARPA's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program was designed to increase snipers' accuracy by improving their range and reducing the time required to hit a target.
Mar 7, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Livescience
The laser system is designed to protect military forces and key infrastructure.
Feb 20, 2015 11:16 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Will the spread of autonomous, death-dealing aircraft lead to peace and stability, or more civilian casualties?
Jan 14, 2015 04:40 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 132-year-old gun, considered an everyman's rifle in the 1800s, was found leaning against a tree. Continue reading →
Nov 7, 2014 11:38 AM ET
It may sound oxymoronic, but there are actually some weapons nobody's supposed to use while they're otherwise busy killing each other in a war. Which weapons do international agreements prohibit, and does anybody play by the rules?
Nov 4, 2014 10:20 AM ET
Considered illegal by the international community, chemical weapons nonetheless exist and have even been used, in some cases. Regulating and policing their proliferation can prove difficult, as Trace explains.
Oct 27, 2014 10:47 AM ET
The news in recent times has been littered with stories of Russian military vehicles -- literally hundreds of times -- venturing into the sovereign territory of other nations. What's motivating the hub of the former Soviet Union to make such moves?
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