Nuclear Weapons

S. Korean leader to meet with Trump in US on nuke diplomacy

Mar 29, 2019

South Korea's leader will meet President Donald Trump at the White House in two weeks to discuss stalemated North Korean nuclear diplomacy

Energy chief Perry OKs deal to share nuke tech with Saudis

Mar 28, 2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he has approved six applications for US companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia

US: North Korean nuke work 'inconsistent' with disarmament

Mar 27, 2019

The commander of U.S. and allied forces in South Korea is telling Congress that North Korean production of nuclear weapons materials and missiles is "inconsistent" with its broad pledge to denuclearize

First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

Mar 23, 2019

In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government set in motion an experiment that, if successful, would prove to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground

Trump says he's bucking Treasury, reversing NKorea sanctions

Mar 23, 2019

Trump says he's reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea

US hits Iran with new sanctions while Pompeo visits Lebanon

Mar 22, 2019

The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is denouncing Iran's growing influence on a visit to Lebanon.

New US military budget focused on China despite border talk

Mar 16, 2019

To a remarkable degree, the Pentagon's new budget proposal is shaped by national security threats that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has summarized in three words: "China, China, China."

US expects NKorea to live up to moratorium on nuclear tests

Mar 15, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to live up to his promise to President Donald Trump to continue his moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests

NKorean official: Kim rethinking US talks, launch moratorium

Mar 15, 2019

Senior North Korean official says US threw away opportunity at summit between Trump and Kim, who may soon decide whether to maintain moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests

US plans tests this year of long-banned types of missiles

Mar 13, 2019

U.S. defense officials say they are planning tests this year of two types of missiles banned by treaty for more than 30 years