Weapons of mass destruction

February 02, 2018 - 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced it will continue much of the Obama administration's nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. It said Russia must be persuaded it would face "unacceptably dire costs" if it were to threaten even limited...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says Syrian President Bashar Assad's government may be developing new, more sophisticated chemical weapons. U.S. officials say the characteristics of recent alleged attacks suggest Syria is producing chemical weapons despite a 2013 deal to destroy its...
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A North Korean delegation and athletes arrive at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:42 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22...
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A North Korean delegation and athletes arrive at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:31 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22 athletes...
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North Korea's 32-member delegation arrives at Yangyang international airport in Yangyang County in Gangwon Province, South Korea, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at the South Korean airport to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. (Jeon Heon-kyun/Pool Photo via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 6:22 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean skiers and skaters arrived Thursday at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions over their country's nuclear program. The 32-member delegation led by North Korean Vice Sports Minister Won...
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The North Korean flag, center, flies amongst flags from many nations as they fly at the Olympic Village at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 01, 2018 - 5:31 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. The 32-member delegation led by North Korean Vice Sports...
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The North Korean flag, center, flies amongst flags from many nations as they fly at the Olympic Village at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 01, 2018 - 4:55 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korean athletes arriving in South Korea to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 6:50 p.m. North Korean skiers and skaters have arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a...
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January 31, 2018 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassadorship to South Korea is set to stay open a while longer after the Trump administration dropped from consideration a prominent Washington-based academic who had been tapped for the job. The high-profile position has remained vacant for the past year as tensions...
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President Donald Trump claps at his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 5:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on reactions to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Japan has praised President Donald Trump's pledge of putting maximum pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile threats. Chief Cabinet Secretary...
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President Donald Trump signs a hat after finishing the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 11:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union is the most-tweeted joint address to Congress ever, according to Twitter. The social network says 4.5 million tweets were sent around...
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