Marshall Islands News
Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands
With the US pulling out of Paris climate accord, scientists and government leaders say some small island nations may not survive
Marshall Islands leader appeals for help on climate change
The leader of the Marshall Islands is appealing for help to convince U.S. President Donald Trump of the need to fight global warming following his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement
Taiwan down to 20 allies as Beijing steps up the pressure
Panama's switching of diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China leaves Taipei with just 20 countries that extend it diplomatic recognition
US successfully intercepts ICBM in historic test
The U.S. has "successfully intercepted" an intercontinental ballistic missile during the first test of its ground-based intercept system, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said Tuesday. The test occurred just days after the North Korean regime launched its ninth missile this year. U.S. officials say
Pentagon to conduct first-ever ICBM intercept test
The Pentagon 's Missile Defense Agency will conduct its first-ever intercept test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) next week, a nod to the growing threat from North Korea. The test, scheduled for Tuesday, will involve launching an ICBM-class target from the Reagan Test Site on
Meet the Women Leaders of the World
As far as powerful women go, Hillary Clinton has been one of the most discussed in recent months. In her concession speech Wednesday, she said, "To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world
Donald Trump Victory Casts Shadow Over US Pledge to International Climate Change Goals
Donald Trump 's ascendance as president-elect of the United States has caused many environmentalists and world leaders to raise concerns over the future president's stance on climate change -- a global issue he has called a "hoax." Trump vowed in a speech at a petroleum conference in North Dakota
Marine Researchers Shed Light on 'Nuclear Sharks'
Find out how sharks ended up living in a spot decimated by nuclear bomb testing during the Cold War.
Fishermen Sue Japan for Hiding Records of Fallout From US Nuclear Tests
A group of 45 retired Japanese fishermen have filed a lawsuit against their own government that seeks compensation for failing to disclose records of their exposure to radiation from a series of hydrogen bomb tests called “Operation Castle,” conducted by the U.S. in the Pacific Ocean and starting
What a Launch of the Minuteman III Missile Looks Like
The successful test launch of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile was conducted at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.