The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory…
The nuclear crisis in Japan has renewed interest in the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl in Ukraine. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien travels to the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, which is approaching its 25th anniversary.
American and Japanese officials have offered sharply different assessments of the situation at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. Judy Woodruff weighs the threat of the spend fuel pools with the University of Southern California's Najmedin Meshkati and the Institute…
The nuclear crisis in Japan is raising questions in the U.S. about nuclear power.
North Korea declared for the first time Thursday that it possessed nuclear weapons and pulled out of six-party talks aimed at shutting down its program, citing the policies of President Bush as the reason for the failed negotiations.
The Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization announced Friday that it is suspending a North Korean nuclear power project for one year.
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