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  • Theodore Van Kirk, last surviving member of Enola Gay crew, dead at 93

    Theodore Van Kirk, last surviving member of Enola Gay crew, dead at 93
    Theodore Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay flight crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in the final stages of World War II, died Monday at an assisted living facility in Stone Mountain, Ga. He was 93. Van Kirk, a veteran of...
  • Iranian negotiator upbeat about latest nuclear talks

    Iranian negotiator upbeat about latest nuclear talks
    An Iranian nuclear negotiator offered an upbeat assessment of ongoing international nuclear talks during a news conference for Iranian journalists, but said a preliminary text for a comprehensive agreement may include hundreds of points of dispute,...
  • Iran eases key demand in nuclear talks, boosting chances for a deal

    Iran is easing a key demand in negotiations with world powers over its disputed nuclear program, boosting prospects for the top-priority agreement that diplomats are racing to finish within a month. Abbas Araqchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister,...
  • Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox

    Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox
    The solution to ridding nations of nuclear warheads may come from a simple puzzle involving marbles. That, at least, is what lies at the core of a warhead verification protocol designed by a Princeton University team, published this week in the...
  • Feds Seeking To Pay Connecticut Nuclear Workers

    Federal officials sought Thursday to connect former nuclear workers in the state with compensation that lawmakers approved for them a decade and a half ago. At a hotel in Cromwell, U.S. Department of Labor officials held an information session about...
  • China's Xi to visit South Korea, suggesting impatience with North

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North. Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
  • Criminal wrongdoing and the CIA

    Too often "the law" is nothing more than prejudice embedded in jargon. So the Obama administration, in its attempt to hammer another national security leaker, is directly challenging the right of journalists to protect confidential sources....
  • U.S., Iranian officials to hold nuclear talks in Geneva next week

    U.S., Iranian officials to hold nuclear talks in Geneva next week
    With nuclear talks stalled and a deadline approaching, a delegation of top U.S. officials will confer with Iranian counterparts at a hastily organized two-day meeting in Geneva next week, officials announced early Saturday. Deputy Secretary of State...
  • As nuclear talks stall, Iran says negotiations may require more time

    As nuclear talks stall, Iran says negotiations may require more time
    As U.S. and Iranian officials meet in Geneva to try to revive stalled nuclear negotiations, one Iranian official said the two sides may need to extend their talks six months beyond the current deadline of July 20. In a hastily convened gathering, U.S....
  • $40-billion missile defense system proves unreliable

    With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
  • Jonathan Schell dies at 70; author and anti-nuclear activist

    Jonathan Schell dies at 70; author and anti-nuclear activist
    Jonathan Schell, the author, journalist and activist who wrote passionately and cogently about war and politics for more than 40 years, condemning conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement with his horrifyingly detailed...