Mar 8, 2014

Sixty years since Bikini's sacrifice

It has been 60 years since the U.S. tested a hydrogen bomb — a thousand times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima — in the Bikini Atoll, destroying an island and exposing thousands of people to deadly radiation.

Bikini Atoll islanders fearful of return home

Mar 2, 2014

Bikini Atoll islanders fearful of return home

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The Marshall Islands on Saturday marked 60 years since the devastating U.S. hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll, with angry exiled residents saying they are too fearful to ever go home.Part of the intense Cold War nuclear arms race, the 15-megaton test on March ...

1954 radiation survivor continues anti-nuke fight

Feb 26, 2014

1954 radiation survivor continues anti-nuke fight

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An 80-year-old former crew member of a tuna boat exposed to radiation from a U.S. hydrogen bomb test 60 years ago has vowed to continue a personal crusade against nuclear energy for the rest of his life despite suffering a series of illnesses, including ...