Toxic arsenic remaining in thousands of destroyed Japanese chemical weapons sits in storage at a Chinese armed forces compound in the city of Nanjing, located in eastern China, Kyodo News reported on Thursday.
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month, saying American cooperation with the Egyptian government cannot continue when civilians are being killed in the streets. He directed his national security team to see what additional steps the U.S. might take going forward.
NEW YORK -- When U.S. allies in Yemen needed help targeting an alleged al-Qaida operative for an American drone strike, evidence suggests they turned to one of the people closest to him.
The rapidly deteriorating situation in Egypt is having implications in Washington; and could the Supreme Court pass on a major case coming up in its new term?
Top U.S., Italian and German defense officials have been unable in talks thus far to surmount differences with their Russian counterparts over the deployment of U.S. missile defense systems in Europe, according to an Interfax report.
The president of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday asked member nations to reflect on a June proposal that called for the establishment of an informal working group to help break a longstanding deadlock over how to proceed with the body's activities, United Nations Office at Geneva said in a statement posted to its website.
The ability of an independent Scotland to join NATO was thrown into doubt when top alliance officials told a Scottish delegation that no country could achieve membership if there were any unresolved military or territorial disputes with another NATO nation, the London Guardian reported.
On Tuesday, construction began in Texas on what will be the largest wind farm in the United States -- and one that is to play a role in nuclear weapons work, Time reported.
No Republican has received more public pressure from immigration advocates over the recess than House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California. In a show of force Wednesday, thousands of activists rolled into McCarthy's Bakersfield-area district. Their demands: A vote on an immigration-reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already in the United States. And they want the vote by Sept. 30.
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in Egypt Thursday morning.
The president breaks his silence with the death toll in the hundreds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Output at U.S. factories declined slightly in July, reflecting a drop in auto production. The decline was expected to be temporary given the banner sales year automakers are having.
A two-alarm fire broke out on Wednesday in a laboratory facility under construction at Fort Detrick, Md., the Frederick News-Post reported.
Washington's most senior military officer this week sought Israeli assurances that the Middle Eastern nation is not planning an attack on Iranian nuclear facilities that the United States and its allies fear could be stepping stones to atomic arms, according to a public radio report cited by Agence France-Presse on Wednesday.
A team of chemical experts on Wednesday assembled by the United Nations was about to travel to Syria, having received the go-ahead from President Bashar Assad's government after extended negotiations, CBS News reported.
President Obama weighs in on the recent violence in Egypt.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose slightly last month as gas costs increased at a slower pace. Overall, the figures showed that inflation remains mild.