Putin Shows Off New Russian Doomsday Weapons in State-of-the-Nation SpeechVladimir Putin unveiled a stunning catalog of doomsday machines in his annual state-of-the-nation speech, saying that Russia had to build them to counter the potential threat posed by the U.S. missile defense system.
University of California to Bid on Managing National Nuclear Lab in New MexicoThe University of California Board of Regents has approved bidding on a contract to manage the federal government's premier nuclear weapons facility.
Surviving Nuclear Blast Among Latest Disaster-Preparedness ScenariosNuclear saber-rattling between the U.S. and North Korea has prompted many people to think about what to do in case of a nuclear explosion.
North Korea Can Now Fit Nuclear Weapon Onto Missile, Intelligence Report FindsA new U.S. intelligence assessment concludes North Korea has developed the ability to build a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on top of a ballistic missile, including an intercontinental missile that can reach the United States
Trump: US Must 'Greatly Strengthen' Nuclear CapabilityPresident-elect Donald Trump has re-opened the debate over nuclear proliferation, calling for the United States to "greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability" until the rest of the world "comes to its senses" regarding nuclear weapons.
Dozens Arrested During Nuclear Weapons Protest At Lawrence Livermore LaboratoryAbout 50 Bay Area activists were peacefully arrested as they gathered at a Livermore laboratory to protest nuclear weapons on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation's Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America's ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.
37 Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Arrested At Livermore LabThirty-seven protesters were arrested outside the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory during an annual Good Friday demonstration against the lab's involvement in developing nuclear weapons.