The U.S. and Japan have called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council after North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, a senior UN official told ABC News. Before North Korea's announcement, a magnitude 5.1 earthquake was measured in the country near
Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written about his life, White House tenure and assassination , there's still a few things you perhaps never knew about our 35th president. Below, check out our
The president makes a plea for world peace during commencement address at American University.
From the East Room of the White House to the wasteland that became Hiroshima and Nagasaki, history traveled the world this week. Americans heard their first presidential announcement of resignation--amid the Watergate scandal--and the first news of atomic weaponry, used to end a deadly war. Here's
From a Birth of a Movement to a Birth of a Museum, Here's This Week in History
US President urges Western democracies not to become "complacent" in a post-Cold War era.
President Obama called North Korea's latest nuclear test "a highly provocative act" that undermines regional stability and threatens international peace. North Korea announced earlier today that it successfully tested a miniaturized nuclear device underground, according to state media. Official
SEOUL, Republic of Korea — President Obama paused during his speech to local college students in South Korea Monday to directly address the North Korean leaders across the DMZ, urging new dictator Kim Jong-un and his regime to pursue a different path. Saying he wanted...
Not to be confused with biblical prophecy or the Mayan calendar, the so-called Doomsday Clock owes its existence to scientists and engineers, or at least those who’ve been affiliated with the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. The global security and public policy magazine has adjusted...