Candidates for the Missouri Senate, Republican incumbent Jim Talent and state auditor Claire McCaskill, debated for the third time Wednesday, highlighting their differences on Iraq, stem cell research and the question of talks with North Korea.
President Bush on Wednesday said the United States had no intention of pursuing military action against North Korea and would continue to follow a diplomatic path to ending North Korea's nuclear program.
Despite warnings from the U.N. Security Council that a nuclear test would lead to severe consequences, North Korea claimed Monday it set off its first nuclear test.
NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles provides an update on the military's defense against missile attacks, including efforts to shoot down missiles aimed at the United States.
John Bolton, who was appointed on a temporary basis as the United States Ambassador to the U.N. had his confirmation hearing today. The Senate remains divided on confirming his post to serve as U.N Ambassador for the rest of President…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss President Bush's tough stance on North Korea at a news conference in Chicago Friday and Joe Lieberman's chances at winning the Democratic bid in the Connecticut primaries.
In a public statement Thursday, North Korea announced the successful testing of several missiles this week and promised to continue launching missiles as "our legal right." Three policy experts discuss what is driving North Korea's defiant actions.
The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday considered whether to impose sanctions on North Korea for test-firing at least seven missiles, including a long-range one that malfunctioned. U.S. envoy Christopher Hill outlines the American response to the test.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday considered whether to impose sanctions on North Korea for test-firing at least seven missiles, including a long-range one that malfunctioned.
North Korea announced preparations to test a long-range ballistic missile, followed by reports that the United States readied its ground-based interceptor missile-defense system. The moves have sparked a debate about how the United States should respond to a missile threat.
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