May 23, 2017

Draft of nuke ban treaty references atomic bomb victims

The head of U.N. negotiations aimed at banning nuclear weapons released a first draft of a treaty on Monday that includes references to the suffering of victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Costa Rica's ambassador to the United Nations, Elayne Whyte Gomez, ...

Radioactive tunnel collapse renews safety worries

/ May 11, 2017

Radioactive tunnel collapse renews safety worries

The collapse of a tunnel containing radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear weapons complex in the state of Washington has underscored what critics have long been saying: that the toxic remnants of the Cold War are being stored in haphazard conditions, and time is ...