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North Korea Says It Has Successfully Tested Hydrogen Bomb
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
High-Level Meeting Urges Nuke Test Ban Treaty Ratification
A senior American official on Monday reaffirmed White House support for a treaty banning nuclear testing worldwide and urged other countries to move it toward its long-delayed enactment
Kennedy in Talks for Nuclear Test -Ban Treaty
The president makes a plea for world peace during commencement address at American University.
President Obama Makes Historic Speech in Germany
US President urges Western democracies not to become "complacent" in a post-Cold War era.
North Korea Nuclear Test 'Highly Provocative,' Obama says
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
President Obama Tells North Korean Leaders 'Have the Courage to Pursue Peace'
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...
April 5, 2009: North Korea Launches Rocket
The timing could not have been more provocative just hours before President Obama was to give a big speech on stopping the spread of nuclear weapons. The north Koreans launched a rocket that could eventually be able to carry nuclear weapons. Perhaps all the way to the United States. Tonight the
Nuclear Treaty: A Guide to Disarmament
The Senate voted Wednesday to ratify the New START treaty , which sets new lower limits on the number of nuclear warheads , missiles, submarines and planes in the U.S. and Russian arsenals. The treaty, however, will not come into force for at least a few more months. What comes next? Here is a
BP Oil Disaster Solution: 'Just Blow It Up'?
Despite Controversy, Some Continue to Favor Using Explosives to Plug BP Oil Well