Nuclear Weapons

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement

Jul 31, 2018

Rare general-level talks between the two Koreas have ended with no agreement, but the top delegates say they had a meaningful discussion on easing their countries' decades-long military standoff

Japan pledges to reduce plutonium, but doesn't say how

Jul 31, 2018

Japan's nuclear policy-setting panel approved a revised guideline on plutonium use, capping its stockpile and pledging to eventually reduce it, but without saying when or how

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's 'historic' economic gains, 2016 myths

Jul 30, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by exaggerations on US economic growth, invented history about winning the women's vote and claims of success in new health care programs that have yet to start

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's hyped claims on economy, NKorea, vets

Jul 28, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by exaggerations and half-truths on the economy, trade, veterans and yes, Amazon, again

Analysis: Return of remains good, but easy move for N. Korea

Jul 28, 2018

Analysis: Returning US war remains was good, but easy move for North Korea; the question is what comes next

Work to demolish nuke weapons plant to resume in September

Jul 26, 2018

Work to demolish a former nuclear weapons production factory in Washington state may resume in September, about six months after it was halted when workers were exposed to radioactive particles

US, Australian officials tout cooperation on North Korea

Jul 24, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defense Secretary James Mattis and top Australian officials reaffirmed their commitment to ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons and touted their strong relationship as they closed out a meeting in California

North Korea said to be dismantling key parts of launch site

Jul 24, 2018

North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at the Singapore summit

Congress drops bid to loosen supervision of nuclear agency

Jul 23, 2018

Congress is abandoning an effort to loosen Cabinet control over an agency responsible for securing the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile

The Latest: Congress drops bid to ease nuke agency control

Jul 23, 2018

Congress is abandoning an effort to loosen Cabinet control over an agency responsible for securing the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile