- Russia may halt US inspections over sanctions Updated: Mar-08-14 7:17 am
- Dropped grenade probably caused Pendleton deaths Updated: Mar-06-14 4:47 pm
- March critical to eliminate Syria chemical weapons Updated: Mar-05-14 10:04 pm
- US asks UN to act against NKorea for missile tests Updated: Mar-05-14 5:16 pm
- French-made warship destined for Russia sets sail Updated: Mar-05-14 4:52 pm
- AP Interview: Syria chemicals deadline achievable Updated: Mar-04-14 7:19 am
- Basque militants vow to put all arms beyond reach Updated: Mar-01-14 8:01 am
- New Mexico radiation leak raises concerns Updated: Feb-28-14 6:41 pm
- Chicago-area firm president indicted for fraud Updated: Feb-28-14 12:47 pm
- Lugar says weapons threat still a big concern Updated: Feb-26-14 2:07 pm
- Progress made in ordnance cleanup north of Helena Updated: Feb-24-14 4:45 pm
- Nuke test scores fell flat during alleged cheating Updated: Feb-22-14 2:37 pm
- Whistle-blower fired from Hanford nuclear site Updated: Feb-18-14 6:44 pm
- In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions Updated: Feb-14-14 2:53 pm
- Panhandle bomb scare suspect seeks mental tests Updated: Feb-14-14 6:11 am
- Putin backs Egypt army chief's run for president Updated: Feb-13-14 3:38 pm
- US chemical arms ship arrives in Spain Updated: Feb-13-14 8:25 am
- Egypt military chief heads to Moscow in rare visit Updated: Feb-12-14 5:08 pm
- Analysis: In peace talks, Assad plays for time Updated: Feb-11-14 1:29 pm
- AP source: US waives sanctions on Iran broadcaster Updated: Feb-06-14 11:04 pm
MOSCOW - Russia is considering a freeze of U.S. military inspections under arms control treaties in retaliation to Washington's decision to halt military cooperation with Russia, news reports said Saturday.
CAMP PENDLETON, California - A dropped or kicked grenade was the "most probable cause" of an explosion that killed four Marines during a training exercise last year at Camp Pendleton and a captain and master sergeant who were in charge were relieved of their duties, a base spokesman said Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS - The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Wednesday the government has accelerated its efforts after several missed deadlines and that March will be critical if the country is to totally eliminate its stockpiles by the June 30 deadline.
UNITED NATIONS - The United States is asking the U.N. Security Council to take action against North Korea for firing two rounds of ballistic missiles in the past week in "clear and calculated violations" of U.N. sanctions.
PARIS - A French-built warship designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships embarked on its first test run Wednesday - just as Western powers are trying to rein in Russian President Vladimir Putin's military threat to Ukraine.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch diplomat leading an international mission to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons program said Tuesday the pace of removing chemicals from the civil war-torn country is picking up and an end-of-June deadline for total destruction of the program is still achievable.
MADRID - The Basque separatist group ETA confirms it has begun to store weapons beyond its members' reach and says the secretive process eventually will render its entire arsenal harmless.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The radiation exposure of at least 13 workers at a nuclear dump in a New Mexico salt bed more than 2,000 feet below the ground has brought new attention to the nation's long struggle to find places to dispose of tons of Cold War-era waste.
CHICAGO - The president of a homeland security company has been indicted for fraud. Among the accusations is that he told investors Chicago would buy devices that detect the presence of nuclear or biological weapons when there was no deal.
INDIANAPOLIS - Former senators Richard Lugar of Indiana and Sam Nunn of Georgia say they're pleased that efforts to disarm Ukraine of its nuclear weapons worked two decades ago, but they caution that the threat from weapons of mass destruction around the world is still high.
HELENA, Montana - About 4,000 acres north of Helena have been surveyed in an effort to remove unexploded ordnance remaining from live-fire exercises that ended in the area nearly 60 years ago.
WASHINGTON - Last summer, when dozens of nuclear missile officers allegedly cheated on exams, test scores were among the lowest of the year, according to Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press. That is the opposite of what might be expected if answers were being shared as widely as officials allege.
SPOKANE, Washington - Whistle-blower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fired Tuesday from her job at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
BEIJING - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert itself in territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors.
MITCHELL, Nebraska - A 39-year-old Mitchell man intends to use an insanity defense to fight charges stemming from a bomb scare in Mitchell.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday wished Egypt's military chief victory in the nation's presidential vote, even though he has yet to announce his bid - a strong endorsement signaling Moscow's desire to expand its military and other ties with a key U.S. ally in the Middle East.
ROTA, Spain - The American ship MV Cape Ray arrived Thursday at the Spanish naval base of Rota for crew rest and refueling ahead of an unprecedented mission to collect and destroy highly toxic substances that form part of Syria's chemical weapons program.
CAIRO - Egypt's military chief headed to Russia Wednesday on his first trip abroad since ousting the country's Islamist president, part of a shift to reduce reliance on the United States at a time of frictions between the longtime allies.
GENEVA - Even as he fights to hold on to power, Syrian President Bashar Assad has agreed to destroy a significant part of his arsenal and to join negotiations whose stated aim is to remove him from his post.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is temporarily waiving sanctions on Iran's state broadcaster, a senior Obama administration official said late Thursday. The move could be seen as a confidence-building measure as the U.S., Iran and five other world powers prepare to open talks this month on a final agreement on Iran's disputed nuclear program.