Nuclear Weapons

Lawmakers looking at what comes next after Trump-Kim summit

Jun 12, 2018

Confusion, skepticism and a bit of optimism are ricocheting around Capitol Hill after President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue

Jun 12, 2018

At the Singapore summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, North Korea's human-rights record takes a back seat to nuclear concerns

Kim Jong Un could give up ICBMs but keep some nuclear forces

Jun 11, 2018

After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the US mainland, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could decide to get rid of them _ but still keep the country's shorter-range weapons

Global markets higher ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

Jun 11, 2018

Global markets are mostly higher as Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

Jun 8, 2018

A U.S. official has criticized a Colorado health officer for questioning the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge

New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab

Jun 8, 2018

Overseeing a top nuclear weapons laboratory that has had security and safety problems will be the responsibility of a new management team that includes two universities and a research firm

Reality check on optimism swirling around Trump-Kim summit

Jun 8, 2018

The eruption of optimism, and not always of the cautious variety, is a strange feeling on the Korean Peninsula; while the current diplomacy can implode anytime and in any way, something unprecedented does seem to be taking place

Report: Imagery shows North Korea razes missile test stand

Jun 6, 2018

A U.S. website says satellite imagery shows North Korea razed facilities used for testing ballistic missiles last month after declaring it was suspending nuclear explosions and missile launches

Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big?

Jun 3, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is known for pushing the envelope with threats and bluster as he seeks to leverage his nuclear weapons program into security and economic benefits for his country, but lately he's gained notoriety for his envelopes alone

Trump, NKorea's Kim back on for summit

Jun 2, 2018

Ending weeks of uncertainly, President Donald Trump announced Friday that his historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12 in Singapore.