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February 19th, 2014
12:08 PM ET

Low expectations for Iran nuke talks

A new round of nuclear talks between Iran and the world's major powers has just begun in Vienna, but many already have low expectations that the meetings will be successful. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Iran • Jim Sciutto • Nuclear
February 10th, 2014
07:46 PM ET

Are Iran's warship nearing the U.S.?

As tensions with Iran thaw after last year's historic nuclear deal, Tehran is issuing new threats against the U.S., promising to send warships into American maritime borders and testing new long-range missiles. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Iran • Jim Sciutto • Nuclear
January 29th, 2014
07:02 PM ET

Iran FM: Mixed response to Obama speech

CNN's Jim Sciutto sits down with Iran's Foreign Minister to discuss President Obama's State of the Union address.


Filed under: Iran • Jim Sciutto • Nuclear
January 23rd, 2014
07:58 PM ET

Iran's rhetoric raises doubts about nuke deal

Tough talk from Iranian leaders contrasts with what the White House says is in the nuclear deal, so why won't the Obama administration release the text to set the record straight? CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta reports.


Filed under: Iran • Nuclear • President Obama
January 17th, 2014
06:44 PM ET

Taxpayer dollars wasted on nuke company?

A new spending bill allocated millions of taxpayer dollars to USEC, a troubled fuel company for nuclear power plants.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • Nuclear
January 16th, 2014
07:20 PM ET

U.S. nuclear forces rocked by trail of scandals

The Air Force's nuclear arm has faced a number of scandals in the past year or so. CNN's Brian Todd looks at how the tedious nature of the job could have led to the most recent - where officers cheated on a proficiency test.


Filed under: Air Force • Brian Todd • Nuclear
January 15th, 2014
06:45 PM ET

Air Force: Nuclear officers caught cheating

News that broke in The Situation Room: The Air Force has revealed that nearly three dozen nuclear missile launch officers were caught cheating on a proficiency exam. CNN's Joe Johns reports.


Filed under: Air Force • Joe Johns • Nuclear
January 13th, 2014
07:00 PM ET

Clock ticking on Iran nuclear deal

Over a month after the Iran nuclear deal was signed, the requirements will go into effect next week. But U.S. lawmakers are continuing to push for new sanctions, and their efforts may impact how effective the deal is. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Congress • Iran • Jim Sciutto • Nuclear
December 20th, 2013
07:59 PM ET

Nuke commander fired for wild behavior

Gen. Michael Carey controlled three nuclear arsenal units - until now. Officials say his bad behavior, including heavy drinking, put his delegation at risk. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Military • Nuclear
December 4th, 2013
06:37 PM ET

Potential "dirty bomb" material stolen

In Mexico, a truck containing radioactive Cobalt-60 - a substance used in medical treatment - has been reported stolen, and there are new fears that the material could be used by terrorists to craft a "dirty bomb." CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Mexico • Nuclear
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