Nuclear Weapons

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Doomsday Clock represents how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making.
With "utter dismay," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced Tuesday that the symbolic Doomsday Clock will hold at three minutes to midnight—at the "brink" of man-made apocalypse—because world leaders have failed to take the necessary steps to protect citizens from the grave threats of nuclear war and runaway climate change. "Three minutes...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Concepcion Picciotto (born 1945), also known as Conchita or Connie, is seen at her daily protest in front of the White House on March 5, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
Concepcion Picciotto, known to countless people as the woman who for decades...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A new investigative report on Monday sheds light on the United States'...