Topic: Marshall Islands
In Pictures Nuclear Weapons
US settled a claim more than 25 years ago over damage from its 67 nuclear weapons tests in the South Pacific. But Marshall Islands residents claim compensation was not 'just' under the Constitution and sued. The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear their case.
04/05/2010 02:13 pm
Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
12/19/2009 10:49 am
Peter Rudiak-Gould spent a year of humor and heartache teaching English in the Marshall Islands.
12/07/2009 12:00 am
Veterans Day parade in New York recognizes Navajo code talkers, whose secret vocabulary never was broken and who helped win World War II in the Pacific.
11/12/2009 12:00 am
Maldives holds cabinet meeting underwater to make point on sea rise caused by global warming.
10/20/2009 01:00 am
07/14/2009 01:00 am
Many scientists believe that, given enough political will, humanity can still manage to avoid catastrophic climate change. But the president-elect of the Maldives isn't taking any chances.
11/11/2008 12:00 am
PayPal cofounder Elon Musk’s latest enterprise just launched the first privately built liquid-fueled rocket into orbit around the Earth.
10/15/2008 01:00 am
Roman Cress, a junior-high assistant in Minnesota, will compete for his native Marshall Islands in Beijing – part of a five-member team the nation is fielding for its first Games.
05/22/2008 01:00 am