Sophia The Robot Becomes First Robot Granted CitizenshipA humanoid robot has been granted citizenship by the country of Saudi Arabia; becoming the first robotic creation to be given such a distinction.
Defense Chief: 9/11 Bill Could Be Devastating to U.S. MilitaryLegislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military.
Saudi Arabian King Abdullah Dies
Saudi Government Posts Bail For Accused KidnappersThe men are charged with kidnapping a woman from a downtown Springfield nightclub and sexually assaulting her in June.
Abid Leaves U.S. 3 Weeks After Mo. Charges DismissedA former University of Central Missouri student from Saudi Arabia who was accused of paying his roommate to kill a Warrensburg bar owner has left the country nearly three weeks after charges were dismissed.
Mo. Judge Conducts New Bond Hearing for Saudi ManThe government of Saudi Arabia posted a $2 million bond in April to free 24-year-old Ziyad Abid, but a judge rejected it because it wasn't posted by a licensed bail bond agent.
SLU Researchers Develop Virus Detection TechnologyDr. Adrian Bisceglie says practical applications could include identifying emerging viruses or combating terrorism.
Local Specialists Keeping An Eye On Deadly Coronavirus The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.
Saudi's Olympic Opening to Women 'small step'A similar arrangement was made at the Youth Olympics in 2010 for Saudi equestrian competitor Dalma Rushdi Malhas, who won a bronze medal in show jumping.
US Finalizes Deal To Sell F-15s To Saudi Arabia The deal will send 84 new fighter jets and upgrades for 70 more, for a total of $29.4 billion.
Saudi Boeing F-15 Deal DelayedThere's speculation the Saudis are upset with President Obama's support of Arab Spring demonstrations.