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The Possibly 'World-Changing' Move Kim Could Make Next

North's foreign minister says they could detonate hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean

(Newser) - Tensions between the US and North Korea continue to escalate. First the leader of the former threatened to wipe out the latter . Then Kim Jong Un followed up by calling Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard," and Trump capped that off with a new warning Friday, tweeting that... More »

In Single Video, a History of Nuclear Explosions

From 1945 to 1998, there have been 2,053 detonations; watch them all

(Newser) - If your hazy view of history leads you to believe that nuclear detonations ended with Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this five-minute video will set you straight. Created by Isao Hashimoto, "1945-1998" tracks each nuclear detonation that occurred in that 53-year span. Against a blue, two-toned map, red, yellow, green, pink,... More »

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