| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Washington state accused the federal government Monday of missing crucial legal deadlines to clean up 56 million gallons of highly radioactive waste at the former Hanford nuclear weapons site in southeastern Washington, demanding a new set of schedules by...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Ukraine's government appealed for Western help on Tuesday to stop Moscow annexing Crimea but the Black Sea peninsula, overrun by Russian troops, seemed fixed on a course that could formalize rule from Moscow within days.
With their own troops in Crimea...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
KIEV, Ukraine — For all its moral outrage and vows never to be partitioned, this country has become almost a bystander to the struggle over its future.
With Russian forces looming over a disputed vote on secession in Crimea, it's increasingly...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Six months ago, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, stated that the three primary priorities for his administration were the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Iran and Syria.
With visits this month from Israeli Prime Minister...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:34 PM
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,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:17 AM
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,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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....
| Feb 26, 2014
The headlines on the Pentagon budget unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week were all about austerity: the smallest U.S. Army since 1940; fewer aircraft, ships and armored vehicles; even some modest belt-tightening on future military pay and...