Archive for June, 2014

Last of Syria’s Declared Chemical Arms Shipped Abroad

Last of Syria’s Declared Chemical Arms Shipped Abroad

After months of delay, Syria exported the last of its known supplies of chemical weapons components on Monday for destruction overseas, the Organization for the...

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A new report shows nuclear weapons almost detonated in North Carolina in 1961

A new report shows nuclear weapons almost detonated in North Carolina in 1961

On January 24, 1961, a B-52 carrying two nuclear bombs broke apart in mid-air, dropping the bombs over Goldsboro, North Carolina in the process. For years, the federal...

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Declassified report: Two nuclear bombs nearly detonated in North Carolina

Declassified report: Two nuclear bombs nearly detonated in North Carolina

On a January night in 1961, a U.S. Air Force bomber broke in half while flying over eastern North Carolina. From the belly of the B-52 fell two bombs — two nuclear bombs...

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