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On a large television screen in front of Pyongyang’s railway station, a North Korean state television broadcaster announces the news that North Korea conducted a nuclear test Tuesday. North Korea conducted a nuclear test at an underground site in the remote northeast Tuesday, taking an important step toward its goal of building a bomb small enough to be fitted on a missile that could reach United States.

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North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test

Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast, taking a crucial step toward its goal of building a bomb small enough to be fitted on a missile capable of striking the United States.

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