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Nuclear Weapons

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  • U.S. scientist pleads guilty to taking government laptop to China

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A former scientist at a U.S. government-owned nuclear weapons research facility in New Mexico pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to illegally taking a lab-owned computer to China and lying about it, a U.S. prosecutor...
  • Cause of New Mexico nuclear waste accident remains a mystery

    A 55-gallon drum of nuclear waste, buried in a salt shaft 2,150 feet under the New Mexico desert, violently erupted late on Feb. 14 and spewed mounds of radioactive white foam. The flowing mass, looking like whipped cream but laced with plutonium,...
  • Complicated case of a leaky radioactive dump in New Mexico

    The eruption in February of a 55-gallon drum of nuclear waste buried deep in a salt shaft at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., has left the facility closed for months and raised questions about the Department of Energy's ability to keep...
  • Arab states, Israel set to clash at U.N. nuclear meeting

    VIENNA (Reuters) - As war rages in Gaza, Arab states will likely try to heighten diplomatic pressure on Israel over its assumed nuclear arsenal at next month's annual meeting of the U.N. nuclear agency's 160 member states, diplomats said on Friday. An...
  • U.N. nuclear chief upbeat after 'useful' Iran visit

    U.N. nuclear chief upbeat after 'useful' Iran visit
    VIENNA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has given a firm commitment to cooperate with a U.N. nuclear watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, the head of the agency said after what he described as a "useful" visit to Tehran on Sunday. Yukiya...
  • Activists mark Hiroshima and Nagasaki in seven-mile bike ride

    Scores of anti-nuclear activists marked the 69th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings by riding bikes in a seven-mile loop around Washington to show the blast radius of a nuclear weapon. The 100 or so riders, in a protest called "Bike...
  • Iranians join Kerry in hinting that nuclear talks may be extended

    The Obama administration and Iran signaled Tuesday that they were prepared to extend international negotiations over the latter’s nuclear program beyond the Sunday deadline, buying time for the struggling effort but leaving its future cloudy....
  • Hatred in the nuclear era

    Before nuclear weapons, after nuclear weapons . . . "The latter era, of course," writes Noam Chomsky, "opened on August 6, 1945, the first day of the countdown to what may be the inglorious end of this strange species, which attained the intelligence...
  • Japan observes atom bomb anniversary

    Tokyo (dpa) Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bomb attack on the western city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as tens of thousands people attended an annual ceremony. Participants including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, survivors, their...
  • Both sides in Iran nuclear talks make concessions to extend deadline

    Iran and six world powers agreed late Friday to extend their talks on Tehran’s nuclear program for four months, insisting that they have made progress toward a historic deal despite disagreements. Representatives of the seven countries have...
  • 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...