The site of the world's first nuclear detonation, code named 'Trinity,' is seen 0.016 seconds after the explosion on July 16, 1945. The effort to build a bomb during World War II, called the Manhattan Project, led by physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer was begun in 1941.
The US Navy has been sending its vessels on humanitarian missions since 2006, when it sent the hospital ship USNS Mercy to the Philippines, Indonesia, and other Asian countries.
World headlines showed a mix of emotions – but a lot of common ground on how much impact this may have on prospects for peace.
From French bankers and Italian politicians to British strikers and the average Greek, everyone in Europe is feeling the cost-cutting brought on by the euro debt crisis.
The UN voted, Tuesday, to condemn the US policy towards Cuba. The Cuba embargo was dismissed by all but the US and Israel in the final vote.
Two experimental US missile defense satellites have passed a series of vital tests in space, successfully spotting three missile launches and relaying their data back to Earth.
Members of a House committee on Wednesday began shaping a bill that targets the problems laid bare by the Gulf oil spill, from lax regulation to inadequate accident-response plans.
US military recruiting from the Federated States of Micronesia, per capita, leads all American states. Many see an economic path out of the isolated Pacific nation, but some don't know they might fight in Iraq or Afghanistan.