North Korea, U.S. trade warnings over potential ICBM test

Jan 9, 2017

North Korea, U.S. trade warnings over potential ICBM test

With Donald Trump getting ready to take office as president, North Korea is talking about launching a newly perfected intercontinental ballistic missile. Officials in Washington are saying that if Pyongyang launches anything that threatens the territory of the U.S. or its allies, it will ...

More nuclear weaponry means more risk

Jan 9, 2017

More nuclear weaponry means more risk

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As with guns, Americans are divided on the issue of nuclear weapons. One side is motivated by a “more is better” philosophy — a deep, intuitive belief that the best way to stop bad guys is to get more weapons to the good guys. ...

Jan 5, 2017

A-bomb survivor, others press Trump on nuclear disarmament

A Japanese atomic bomb survivor along with anti-war activists and scholars from around the globe urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to recognize the threat of nuclear weapons and pursue disarmament. They made the pitch to Trump, who will assume office on Jan. ...

North Korea's claim of ICBM test plausible, experts say

Jan 4, 2017

North Korea's claim of ICBM test plausible, experts say

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North Korea has been working through 2016 on developing components for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), making the isolated nation’s claim that it was close to a test-launch plausible, international weapons experts said on Monday. North Korea has been testing rocket engines and heat-shields ...