Nuclear Weapons

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"As long as nuclear weapons exist, the risk of accidental or deliberate use will be present," Jen Maman, peace adviser for Greenpeace International. (Photo: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, ICAN/cc/flickr)
Updated 7:15pm EDT: The United Nations on Thursday adopted a landmark resolution calling for the ultimate elimination of nuclear weapons worldwide. Resolution L.41 (pdf) was accepted by a vote of 123-38, with 16 member nations abstaining. The vote was held during a meeting of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, which deals with...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Donald Trump with his finger on the nuclear red button. It's an unsettling...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Responding to a question on the humanitarian crisis in Aleppo during the St. Louis, Missouri debate, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said the U.S. "needs to work more closely" with so-called moderate rebels, a move that experts have said will only prolong the current state of war. (Photo: Rick Wilking/Getty Images)
Amid the tawdry spectacle of the second presidential debate on Sunday, the...