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China's latest warships pose regional and US threat: Taiwan analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three new Chinese navy warships demonstrate the communist country's intention to become a major maritime power and challenge the United States, according to a senior a...

China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

WASHINGTON (AP) — China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground silos, possibly to improve its ability to respond promptly to a nuclear at...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 6, the 97th day of 2020. There are 269 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 6, 18...

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats rebuffed attempts by Republicans Wednesday to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia...

Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

WASHINGTON (AP) — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind." Meet service members entrust...

Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

WASHINGTON (AP) — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind." Meet service members entrust...

The Latest: Mattis defends new US nuke strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's nuclear strategy (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the administration's new...

Little place for arms control in Trump's nuclear strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a place for arms control in the Trump administration's new nuclear strategy. It's a very small place. "Progress in arms control is not an end in and of itse...

China criticizes US for nuclear adversary claims

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday criticized a U.S. government report that cast Beijing as a potential nuclear adversary and called on Washington to reduce its own much larger arsenal and join in p...

Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not ...

Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The p...

Analysis: N. Korea may declare 'victory,' turn to economy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the dead of night, North Korea test-launches its most powerful missile yet. Six minutes later, rival South Korea unleashes a barrage meant to show it will hit back — hard ...

Analysis: Kim Jong Un, taking on Trump, makes it personal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — So much for keeping the U.S.-North Korea crisis a country-to-country war of words. North Korea's dictator, taking his cue from America's president, has made it a decidedly pe...

Amid NKorea crisis, Mattis focuses on US doomsday arsenal

WASHINGTON (AP) — As North Korea flaunts its new nuclear muscle, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is spotlighting the overwhelming numerical superiority of America's doomsday arsenal. On...

How can US stop North Korea nukes? 3 experts have ideas

TOKYO (AP) — If the U.S. attacks North Korea, the world could see another nuclear war. Yet negotiations won't work — leader Kim Jong Un won't live up to his promises even if he were to make any. And C...