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Setsuko Thurlow, who survived the Hiroshima bombing in 1945, with ICAN’s executive director, Beatrice Fihn, during the award ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, on Sunday.

Nobel Peace Prize winners warn the world is ‘one tantrum away’ from nuclear crisis

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons warned that a "moment of panic" could destroy millions.
A wooden boat which drifted ashore with eight partially skeletal bodies at Oga, Japan in late November.

Boats full of dead people from North Korea keep showing up in Japan — here’s why

Some experts say this is indicative of food insecurity in North Korea.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a United Nations panel on human rights and international cooperation in Geneva, Switzerland, December 8, 2017.

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Trump of spreading ‘racism and misogyny’

Labour leader says the US president is a threat to world peace.
An F-35B begins its short takeoff from the USS America with an external weapons load.

The F-35 could intercept a North Korean missile launch — but it could bring an all-out war

"Very simple — what we're trying to do is shoot [air-to-air missiles] off F-35s in the first 300 seconds it takes for the missile to go up in the air."
Republic of Korea defenders load up on a vehicle during their shift change for exercise Vigilant Ace 18 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 5, 2017.

North Korea says war is near as the US doubles down with back-to-back bomber runs

"The remaining question now is: when will the war break out?" North Korean media said. "We do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it."

North Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

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Defense insiders are pushing a nonlethal microwave missile that they say could stop North Korea’s launches in their tracks

"Command and control centers are filled with electronic infrastructure, which is highly vulnerable to high-powered microwaves," David Deptula told NBC News.
Kim with North Korean troops.

North Korea says war is coming and the US refuses to back down — but there’s another option

Amid escalating tension between the US and North Korea, an option has emerged that's only slightly less desirable than all-out combat: perpetual brinkmanship.

North Korea’s latest launch tried to simulate a sneak attack, but the US reportedly saw it coming

North Korea showed the impressive ability to launch a missile in the dead of night, it still hasn't quite mastered pulling a fast one on the US military.