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Chemical weapons investigators collecting samples in Douma. Courtesy of NewsClick
Chemical weapons investigators collecting samples in Douma.

U.S. strikes Syria

On Saturday, April 14, the United States, Britain and France carried out airstrikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapon facilities.

North Korea news recap

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International News Roundup for Mar. 17-Mar.22

International news from the week of Mar. 17- Mar. 22.

NewsChips: Sassing Sochi

People from all corners of the globe have been giving Russia sass.

International News Roundup for Jan. 10-Jan. 21

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from The Washington Post, The Guardian and BBC News. Silver Chips Online posts this news summary to provide readers with a forum for discussion.

International News Roundup for Nov. 25-Dec. 2

One of our writers examines some of the biggest global headlines form the past week. Featuring reports about Ukraine, Thailand, Syria and Scotland.

International News Roundup for Nov. 7- Nov. 15

One of our writers examines some of the biggest global headlines form the past week. Featuring reports about Beijing, Toronto, Cairo and the Philippines.
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Augmented Reality: a new way to see the world

On April 6th and 7th, thousands of people across America gathered at the Washington Convention Center for the biennialUSA Science and Engineering festival expo. Over 3000 organizations, including Lockheed Martin, NASA and the Department of Defense, came out to display their cutting-edge technology. One of the most interesting types of technology featured at the Expo was augmented reality (AR).

Hands-free is not risk-free

Self-driving cars are no longer a science fiction fantasy. They're a reality that has hit the roads and could soon dominate them in the next few years. As of October 2016, all Tesla vehicles are being equipped with HW2 (Hardware 2), the new enhanced autopilot/full self-driving feature.

FDA approves first digital pill

The FDA recently approved a pill that can track whether the patient has ingested the pill or not. It's called "Abilify MyCite," and aims to treat schizophrenia, and manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I.