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North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time period than any other such previous missile.

U.S.-Turkish relations deeply strained ahead of Erdogan’s visit to White House

More U.S. soldiers may be heading to Afghanistan. That might not solve the problem.

The emerging signs that the Trump administration may send thousands more U.S. troops to Afghanistan are generating a variety of reactions here, including relief at a signal of strong commitment from the new administration in Washington, and worry that it may not be enough to turn around a long, expensive war that the Taliban has fought to a draw.

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke