Nuclear weapons

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
April 15, 2017 - 3:20 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles Saturday in a massive military display in central Pyongyang, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted its increasingly sophisticated military hardware amid rising tensions across...
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April 15, 2017 - 2:42 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories are claiming success with the first in a new series of test flights that are part of an effort to upgrade one of the nuclear weapons that has been in the U.S. arsenal for decades. An F-16 from Nellis Air Force Base dropped an inert...
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April 15, 2017 - 1:53 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has risen to 94. Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said Saturday the number of Islamic State...
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In this image made from video broadcast by North Korean broadcaster KRT, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un salutes during a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade in the capital, Pyongyang, celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. (KRT via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 1:38 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea rolled out intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a massive parade on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of the country's late founder, as third-generation leader Kim Jong Un looked on in delight. State television showed Kim,...
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In this image made from video provided by North Korean broadcaster KRT, missiles are paraded at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade in the capital, Pyongyang, celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. (KRT via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 12:49 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The latest on celebrations in North Korea marking the 105th birthday of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Japan's foreign minister says his country needs to remain on alert over North Korea even after this weekend's celebrations...
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In this image made from video broadcast by North Korean broadcaster KRT, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un salutes during a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade in the capital, Pyongyang, celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. (KRT via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 12:32 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea rolled out intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a massive parade on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of the country's late founder, as third-generation leader Kim Jong Un looked on in delight. State television showed Kim,...
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In this image made from video broadcast by North Korean broadcaster KRT, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un salutes during a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade in the capital, Pyongyang, celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. (KRT via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 12:09 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea rolled out prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a massive parade on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of the country's late founder, as third-generation leader Kim Jong Un looked on in delight. State television...
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In this image made from video broadcast by North Korean broadcaster KRT, soldiers take part in a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade in the capital, Pyongyang, celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. (KRT via AP)
April 14, 2017 - 11:40 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The latest on celebrations in North Korea marking the 105th birthday of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung (all times local): ___ 12:10 p.m. Prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles have highlighted a broad range of military hardware North Korea displayed in...
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North Koreans offer flowers in front of a mural of late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's most important holiday: the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
April 14, 2017 - 9:53 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in a massive parade in the capital city on Saturday celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. North Korean state television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping...
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North Koreans offer flowers in front of a mural of late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's most important holiday: the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
April 14, 2017 - 9:27 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has started a massive parade in its capital city to mark the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, and trumpet the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un. North Korea's state television showed thousands of soldiers...
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