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  • Recording: Former federal scientist offers to build Venezuela a bomb targeting New York City

    A disgruntled, former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for "money and power," according to secret FBI recordings released Wednesday.
  • North Korea may be restarting nuke plant, according to images reviewed by US institute

    North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. If true, the finding, which is based on recent commercial satellite imagery, will be an added worry for...

    Even a limited nuclear war would devastate the planet

    To the editor: The public health threat of nuclear weapons finds man paralyzed. Yet unlike a deer in headlights, man's large forebrain allows for critical thinking and responsive adaptation. Humans do have the capacity to change. ("Stubborn like a musk ox...

    Ex-Los Alamos scientist accused of offering to make Venezuela a nuclear weapon to be sentenced

    A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon is set to be sentenced. Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni and his wife, Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni, pleaded guilty in 2013 to offering to...

    Netanyahu says speech to Congress is needed to warn against Iran deal

    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he will go "everywhere I'm invited" to warn against a nuclear deal with Iran, as criticism mounted over his planned speech on the negotiations to the U.S. Congress. "As prime...