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U.S. Think Tank Says North Korea May Have More Plutonium Than Previously Thought

Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought that can be used to enlarge its nuclear weapons stockpile, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. (more…)

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Chinese Spy Ship Lurks Off Coast of Alaska as U.S. Tests Missile Defense System

A Chinese spy ship has been sailing in international waters off the coast of Alaska for several days, having first arrived in the area shortly before the test of a US missile defense system, multiple US officials have told CNN. (more…)

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U.S. THAAD System Successfully Intercepts Target During Test Run

A United States-built missile defense system on Tuesday successfully intercepted its target during a test run, the US Missile Defense Agency said. (more…)

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Colorado Teen on Church Retreat Awakes to ‘Crunching Sound’ and Finds His Head Inside the Mouth of a Bear

A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away. (more…)

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Alaska to Honor Segregated Black Soldiers Who Helped Build Famed World War II Highway

Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches. (more…)

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Putin Says U.S. Anti-Missile Systems in Alaska, South Korea Are a Challenge to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that elements of a U.S. anti-missile system in Alaska and South Korea were a challenge to Russia and that Moscow had no choice but to build up its own forces in response. (more…)

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Native Alaskan Militia Who Protected the State During WWII to be Formally Recognized as Veterans

The military on Friday will honor more than a dozen deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II, bringing closure to their families for a service that went unpaid and unrecognized for decades. (more…)

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North Korea Says Intermediate-range Ballistic Missile Meets All Specifications and is Ready for Mass Production

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, indicating advances in its ambitions to be able to hit the United States. (more…)

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Russian Military Aircraft Spotted Flying Off Coast of Alaska for the Fourth Time in 4 Days

Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a spokesperson for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN on Friday. (more…)

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Experts Say U.S. May Not be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles

Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down. (more…)

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