Jul 20, 2014

Godzilla's message still relevant

Ahead of the first run of the latest, Hollywood-produced version of "Godzilla," the digitally remastered edition of the original 1954 movie has been making the rounds at theaters across the country to mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of the pop culture icon. ...

Kerry in Vienna; extension of nuclear talks likely

Jul 13, 2014

Kerry in Vienna; extension of nuclear talks likely

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other officials gathering in Vienna face a deadline only days away for a comprehensive pact preventing Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. However, world powers and Iran appear set to extend the deadline to allow more time for ...

Jul 13, 2014

Iran says it may walk away from nuclear talks

Iran’s chief negotiator in nuclear talks in Vienna warned Saturday that Tehran is ready to walk away if “excessive” Western demands cause a failure, a day before foreign ministers were to try to inject momentum. Eight days before a deadline for a deal, Abbas ...

Jul 10, 2014

Seized nuclear material in Iraq "low grade" — IAEA

The U.N. atomic agency believes nuclear material that Iraq said had been seized by insurgents was “low-grade” and did not pose a significant security risk. Iraq told the United Nations in a July 8 letter seen by reporters on Thursday that “terrorist groups” had ...

U.S. nuclear force aging, neglected

Jul 9, 2014

U.S. nuclear force aging, neglected

The U.S. Air Force asserts with pride that America’s nuclear missile system is safe and secure. Designed to counter the now-defunct Soviet Union more than 40 years ago, none has ever been used in combat or launched accidentally. But it also admits there is ...

Jul 8, 2014

Nuke abolition confab planned for Nagasaki in November 2015

An annual international conference of scientists working toward the abolition of nuclear weapons and war will be held in Nagasaki in November 2015, the executive committee of its organizer said Tuesday. The 61st Pugwash Conference will take place on Iojima Island in Nagasaki. During ...