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Stories with subject: Weapons administration
  • S. Korea test-fires missile that can strike all of N. Korea 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 4:56 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Wednesday successfully test-fired a domestically built ballistic missile that can hit all of North Korea, an official said, amid continuing animosity between the rivals over the North's push to bolster its nuclear and missile capabilities.

  • Envoys from S. Korea, US, Japan discuss N.Korean nuke threat story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 2:53 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - The top nuclear envoys from South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Wednesday on the need to increase pressure on North Korea and urged the country to engage in serious negotiations on its expanding nuclear weapons program.

  • Official: Israel thanked US for blocking nuclear document 
    Updated: May-24-15 4:55 am

    JERUSALEM - A senior Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked the U.S. for blocking a global document at the United Nations aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, a rare bright spot amid strained relations between the two countries.

  • Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks 
    Updated: May-23-15 2:06 am

    BEIRUT - With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syria after a barrel bomb, suspected to be filled with chlorine gas, hit nearby.

  • US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns 
    Updated: May-22-15 9:35 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by setting a deadline for Israel and its neighbors to meet within months on a Middle East zone free of such weapons.

  • WSMR destroys missile during test flight gone wrong 
    Updated: May-22-15 10:50 am

    LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Living near a missile testing range comes with its share of unexplained oddities.

  • Lengthy, costly missile site cleanups frustrate residents 
    Updated: May-22-15 10:38 am

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Residents are getting impatient and voicing concerns about the costly proposed cleanup of two missile sites.

  • Kerry slams North Korea, vows security for South story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 2:43 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday accused North Korea of a litany of crimes and atrocities while reassuring South Korea of America's "ironclad" security commitments.

  • Carlsbad site could be used for plutonium disposal 
    Updated: May-13-15 12:46 pm

    CARLSBAD, New Mexico - A U.S. Department of Energy report indicates that a site in southern New Mexico may be used to dispose of plutonium from surplus nuclear weapons.

  • Obama administration urges approval of US-China nuclear pact 
    Updated: May-12-15 5:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday urged senators to support a new 30-year agreement with China on civilian nuclear cooperation but faced a barrage of concern from both parties that Chinese companies are exporting sensitive technology to Iran and North Korea.

  • Armed groups in CAfrican Republic sign disarmament deal 
    Updated: May-10-15 5:32 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Rival armed groups in Central African Republic signed a deal Sunday to lay down their arms and end a conflict that has killed thousands, the United Nations said.

  • North Korea says it tests ballistic missile from submarine story has photos
    Updated: May-09-15 8:07 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea said Saturday that it successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capabilities. Hours after the announcement, South Korean officials said the North fired three anti-ship cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast.

  • WWII changed life for Ala man raised under Jim Crow laws 
    Updated: May-04-15 11:10 am

    DECATUR, Alabama - Therman White grew up with obstacles: his race, poverty and Jim Crow laws designed to keep blacks separate and unequal.