- Iran's fears of being a target cloud nuke talks Updated: Dec-13-13 3:43 am
- UN inspectors confirm Syria chemical attack Updated: Dec-12-13 11:47 pm
- Putin defends Russian conservative values Updated: Dec-12-13 2:29 pm
- Hanford 300 Area cleanup plan released Updated: Dec-11-13 6:34 pm
- Russia may answer conventional attack with nukes Updated: Dec-11-13 1:38 pm
- Weapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace Prize Updated: Dec-10-13 5:27 pm
- Final uranium fuel from Russia arrives in US Updated: Dec-10-13 3:28 pm
- Croatia mulls Syrian chemical weapons destruction Updated: Dec-10-13 2:08 pm
- US skeptical NKorea moves will ease nuke tensions Updated: Dec-10-13 3:19 am
- Kerry headed to Mideast, Asia Updated: Dec-09-13 9:41 pm
- Delays possible in Syria chemicals weapons mission Updated: Dec-09-13 10:40 am
- Obama: Chances for final Iran deal 50-50 or worse Updated: Dec-07-13 4:57 pm
- Hagel outlines new weapons sale plan for Gulf Updated: Dec-07-13 3:28 am
- All Syrian chemical weapons munitions destroyed Updated: Dec-06-13 12:44 pm
- Panel: Nuclear to remain key Japan energy source Updated: Dec-06-13 11:05 am
- Obama celebrates end of Hanukkah at White House Updated: Dec-05-13 9:42 pm
- Ky. activist to discuss Syrian weapons Updated: Dec-05-13 4:05 am
- Lawyer: Former nuke lab scientist may change plea Updated: Dec-04-13 3:40 pm
- A sampling of editorials from around New York Updated: Dec-04-13 9:25 am
- Russia: Iran deal ends need for missile defense Updated: Dec-04-13 7:37 am
- In UK, Sen. Rubio criticizes Iranian nuclear deal Updated: Dec-03-13 10:22 am
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Dec-02-13 12:26 pm
- Los Alamos working to create national park Updated: Nov-29-13 2:17 pm
- AP sources: Plan calls for ship to destroy weapons Updated: Nov-28-13 4:12 am
- Iran hard-liners criticize Geneva deal Updated: Nov-27-13 1:58 pm
VIENNA - Assassinations, cyber-attacks and possible military strikes: As nuclear negotiations with Iran enter a crucial stage, Tehran is voicing fears that tougher oversight of its activities will increase the risks of an attack on its atomic facilities and the scientists working on them.
UNITED NATIONS - Chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August that forced the government to abandon its secret chemical stockpile, U.N. inspectors said in a report released Thursday.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin cast Russia Thursday as a defender of conservative values against the "genderless and infertile" Western tolerance that he said equates good and evil.
SPOKANE, Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday issued its final cleanup plan for the 300 Area of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons and is the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
MOSCOW - Russia reserves the right to use nuclear weapons in response to a conventional strike and sees them as a "great equalizer" reducing the likelihood of aggression, a senior Russian official said Wednesday.
OSLO, Norway - Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday, as prize winners in medicine, physics and other categories also took bows for their awards.
WASHINGTON - The United States and Russia are marking the end of a 20-year program to convert highly enriched uranium from dismantled Russian nuclear weapons into fuel for U.S. power plants.
ZAGREB, Croatia - Croatia is considering taking part in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, but only if there is no opposition from the public, the Adriatic country's prime minister said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The dramatic ouster of the uncle of North Korea's young ruler has sidelined the man reputed to be the second most powerful official in the secretive hierarchy. But Washington is not banking on a radical shift in Pyongyang's nuclear policy.
WASHINGTON - John Kerry leaves Wednesday on his ninth trip to the Mideast as Secretary of State to resume talks with Israel and the Palestinians aimed at crafting a final status agreement to end the decades-long conflict.
OSLO, Norway - The head of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning watchdog leading the mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons says there may be delays in transporting the chemicals out of the country.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Saturday he believed the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50-50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons.
MANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel opened the door for the U.S. to sell missile defense and other weapons systems to U.S.-friendly Gulf nations, with an eye toward boosting their abilities to counter Iran's ballistic missiles, even as global powers ink a nuclear deal with Tehran.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The international chemical weapons watchdog announced Friday it has verified the destruction of all of Syria's unfilled munitions - another milestone along the road to eradicating President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program by mid-2014.
TOKYO - Japan should continue to use nuclear power as a key energy source despite the Fukushima power plant disaster, a government panel said Friday in a reversal of a phase-out plan by the previous government.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama marked the end of Hanukkah with not one, but two receptions at the White House on Thursday.
BEREA, Kentucky - A longtime citizen activist who has helped usher a plan for destroying the chemical weapons stored in Kentucky is in Europe this week to help explore solutions to Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A defense lawyer says a former Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear physicist who admitted communicating classified nuclear weapons data may try to withdraw his guilty plea.
ALBANY, New York - The New York Times on the state's efforts to crack down on motorists who text while driving.
BRUSSELS - An international deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons will in the long run eliminate any need for a missile defense system in Europe, Russia's foreign minister said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is telling a London audience that he fears an international agreement with Iran will let that nation keep pursuing nuclear weapons.
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico - Tucked away in one of northern New Mexico's pristine mountain canyons is an old log cabin that was the birthplace not of a famous person, but a top-secret mission that forever changed the world.
WASHINGTON - Destroying Syria's deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues. To avoid those potential troubles, U.S. officials say, the Obama administration is exploring the use of a government-owned ship to carry out the disposal in international waters.
TEHRAN, Iran - Hard-line Iranian lawmakers criticized a nuclear deal reached in Geneva last week, with one calling it a "poisoned chalice," but a majority of deputies who spoke Wednesday in a parliamentary hearing on the accord backed an initiative that appears to enjoy both wide public support and the endorsement of top clerics.