Nuclear Weapons

The Latest: Pence says Lugar underscored peace, freedom

May 15, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says Sen. Richard Lugar made the world a more peaceful place with freedom on the rise

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations

May 10, 2019

The Trump administration has seized a North Korean cargo ship being used to supply coal to the isolated nation in violation of international sanctions

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning

May 9, 2019

South Korea's military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles, its second such launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea

May 8, 2019

The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. service members killed during the Korean War

Kim oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to be alert

May 5, 2019

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons

The Latest: NKorea: Kim oversaw drills of rocket launchers

May 5, 2019

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons.

Kim oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to be alert

May 5, 2019

North Korean state media have showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons

Trump discusses 'Russian Hoax' in long call with Putin

May 3, 2019

President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the "Russian Hoax" in their first known phone call since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election meddling

US renews Iran sanctions waivers for civilian nuclear work

May 3, 2019

The Trump administration renews five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran

Richard Lugar, who helped in securing Soviet arsenal, dies

Apr 28, 2019

Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died