Weapons of mass destruction

Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 13, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, President Donald Trump announced Friday. Explosions lit up the skies over Damascus, the...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 13, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 9:40 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says his nation, the United States and Britain have launched a military operation against the Syrian government's "clandestine chemical arsenal." Macron says in a...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 13, 2018 - 9:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, President Donald Trump announced Friday. Explosions lit up the skies over...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Peru's Housing Minister Javier Pique upon his arrival at the Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
April 13, 2018 - 9:36 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local): 8:35 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was at his hotel in Lima, Peru, when President Donald Trump announced retaliatory airstrikes in Syria for an apparent chemical weapon attack there last...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 13, 2018 - 9:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is asking for a "prayer for our noble warriors" as he concludes his remarks announcing strikes on targets associated with the Syrian chemical weapons program. Trump announced the...
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Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting, Friday, April 13, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 13, 2018 - 9:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians and to deter him from doing it again. Loud explosions lit up the skies...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Peru's Housing Minister Javier Pique upon his arrival at the Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
April 13, 2018 - 9:03 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local): 7:55 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has unexpectedly left the start of an international summit in Peru and been whisked off to his hotel. The move came shortly before President Donald Trump is...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as he meets in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Trump said Thursday, April 12, that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all!" (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 13, 2018 - 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 8:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is set to address the nation Friday night amid anticipation of a retaliatory strike for an apparent Syrian chemical weapon attack last week. That's according to a source familiar with...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Peru's Housing Minister Javier Pique upon his arrival at the Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
April 13, 2018 - 8:57 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local): 7:55 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has unexpectedly left the start of an international summit in Peru and been whisked off to his hotel. The move came shortly before President Donald Trump is...
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A Hezbollah supporter waves her group flags during an election campaign speech by Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, April 13, 2018. Nasrallah says Monday's attack on the T4 air base ushers in a new phase that puts Israel in a state of "direct confrontation" with the Islamic Republic of Iran. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
April 13, 2018 - 3:44 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Russia's military says its personnel in a Syrian city allegedly hit by a chemical weapons attack have not found evidence to support the claim. Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, head of the Russian center for reconciliation of...
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