Nuclear Weapons

White House manages expectations for second Kim summit

Feb 24, 2019

President Donald Trump is managing expectations for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he hopes for a "continuation of the progress" made last time

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un boards train to summit

Feb 24, 2019

North Korean state media has confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un is on a train to Vietnam for his second summit with President Donald Trump

Sanctions could ease with greatly reduced North Korea threat

Feb 21, 2019

Pompeo says the US will not ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident that the nuclear weapons threat from Pyongyang has been "substantially reduced"

More US remains from Korean War nearing final ID

Feb 20, 2019

A U.S. government scientist says the remains of at least a couple more American soldiers killed in the Korean War are likely to be identified shortly from 55 boxes provided last summer by North Korea

Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

Feb 20, 2019

A new congressional report says senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia

Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

Feb 19, 2019

Trump says he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, adds he's in no rush

Ex-diplomat says North Korean leader won't give up nukes

Feb 19, 2019

A former North Korean diplomat says leader Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons and sees his upcoming second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump as a chance to cement his country's status as a nuclear weapons state

Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Feb 18, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

US commander: North Korea hasn't slowed its nuclear program

Feb 12, 2019

A top U.S. commander says he has not seen efforts by North Korea to curtail its nuclear weapons program

South hopeful, wary, but nuke talks crucial for Korean ties

Feb 8, 2019

South Koreans are reacting with hope and wariness about whether Trump and Kim can advance on nuclear diplomacy at their second summit, but progress between North and US is crucial for inter-Korean relations