Following North Korea's announcement that it has detonated a nuclear device underground, analysts examine how the regime's move has tested international will to confront nuclear proliferation.
Ray Suarez reports on world leaders' reaction to news that North Korea has detonated a nuclear device underground.
A day after the U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's recent rocket launch, Pyongyang said it would pull out of six-party nuclear talks and restart a plutonium reactor. Analysts offer their take on what the rhetoric means.
By PBS NewsHour
North Korea said it would withdraw from six-party nuclear talks and restart a key reactor Tuesday in retaliation for a U.N. Security Council rebuke of a recent missile test.
In other news, President Obama urged homeowners to take advantage of new programs designed to help them refinance their mortgages at lower interest rates. Also, Kim Jong-il accepted a third term as North Korea's supreme military leader.
By PBS NewsHour
North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket on Sunday has brought new urgency to President Barack Obama's stated nonproliferation and arms control goals.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice said the Obama administration would seek a global response to the crisis prompted by this weekend's missile test by North Korea.
President Barack Obama met with Russian and Chinese leaders in London Wednesday as G20 leaders prepared to discuss the economic crisis. Margaret Warner reports from London.
In other news, North Dakota's Red River Valley is facing potential record flooding as the river rose to its highest levels in recorded history, and the Dow Jones industrial average gained nearly 7 percent for the week despite closing Friday…
By Dan Sagalyn
North Korea has said it plans to launch a satellite in April, which some believe is a guise to test launch a long-range missile. NewsHour deputy senior producer for foreign affairs and defense Dan Sagalyn reports on what is motivating…
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