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A woman holds a portrait of her relative, a victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, during a ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, April 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2BPD9

World’s worst nuclear disaster 30 years later

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Thirty years ago, the world experienced its worst nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant located in the former Soviet Union, now modern day Ukraine. Continue reading

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Scientists check residents near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant for radiation. Four nuclear reactors at the plant were damaged by last week's massive earthquake and tsunami.

Nuclear Power Plant Failures in Japan Raise Safety Questions

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Radiation leaks and fires at Japan’s nuclear reactors following a massive earthquake and tsunami have refueled the debate over whether nuclear power is a safe…read more

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