Recent improvements in inter-Korean ties have led to optimism in Seoul about prospects for resuming long-paralyzed regional negotiations over North Korean denuclearization, the Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing an anonymous government official.
Sandia National Laboratories carried out a plutonium experiment this past spring to assess the working order of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday.
Top U.S. and Chinese defense officials on Monday explored holding more joint military maneuvers and agreed to continue talking about disagreements regarding cyber attacks, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Efforts by the International Atomic Energy Agency to help persuade Israel and Arab nations to agree on a path toward a Middle East free of nuclear arms and other weapons of mass destruction have been unsuccessful thus far, according to a new report by agency head Yukiya Amano's office, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
A U.S. Air Force crew ejected from a B-1 bomber that ran violently aground during a Monday training flight, the Associated Press reported.
WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department is mulling an expansion of a system that essentially eavesdrops on the environment for indications of foreign nuclear tests.
Wake-Up Call! is Hotline's daily morning briefing on campaigns and elections. Click here to subscribe.WHAT'S NEWSThe Obama admin. "is 'reprogramming' some funds to Egypt while a review is underway -- in effect, temporarily holding up some military aid to the country" (CNN).NJ Gov. Chris Christie (R) "will accept state public matching funds" for his reelection bid, "according to a campaign official with knowledge of the operation's finances. ...
WILLISTON, N.D.— Harold Hamm once drilled 17 wells without finding any oil. That is the longest string of dry holes he's ever drilled and was back in the 1980s, more than a decade before he made billions leading the way in tapping into North Dakota's rich oil fields.So what's the longest streak of oil-rich wells he has drilled? "It's probably in the thousands," he said, before adding with muted laughter: "Knock on wood." (Click here for National Journal Daily's full interview with Hamm. ...
As Washington gears up to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech later this month, one thing might be missing from the celebrations: the speech itself.A full, unedited video clip of the speech is tougher to find than you might think, because of copyright disputes that date back almost as far as the speech itself."We were shocked to find that it was very difficult to find a full copy of Dr. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With college costs continuing to rise, more students are receiving federal financial aid, though state and institutional aid remains largely flat