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The Latest: Envoy denies Russia was behind attack on ex-spy
Russia's U.N. ambassador says "the only civilized way" of settling the issue of responsibility for the assassination attempt against a former Russian agent in England is a joint British-Russian investigation
What women should know about 'premature menopause'
Dr. Kristi Funk discusses the condition that affects some women, including ABC News' Amy Robach.
Hanford nuclear site incident raises questions about health, cancer risks
The breach of a tunnel that houses contaminated radioactive materials at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has drawn attention to potential risks around nuclear radiation exposure , including cancer concerns long-cited in the surrounding community, which has dubbed the scar left behind following
Elon Musk Expected to Detail SpaceX's Mars Ambitions
Speculation is rife that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is about to detail plans to take humans to Mars within a decade. The space, car and tech mogul is scheduled to speak before the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, today at 2:30 p.m. ET. Officially, Musk is slated to “discuss
Fishermen Sue Japan for Hiding Records of Fallout From US Nuclear Tests
A group of 45 retired Japanese fishermen have filed a lawsuit against their own government that seeks compensation for failing to disclose records of their exposure to radiation from a series of hydrogen bomb tests called “Operation Castle,” conducted by the U.S. in the Pacific Ocean and starting
Chernobyl 30 Years Later: A Tour Inside the Ghost Town
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine, the worst nuclear accident in history. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, Soviet engineers inadvertently set off a catastrophic explosion in reactor 4 of the plant while running a routine test. The blast and subsequent fire
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Cuban Doctors Dedicated to Chernobyl's Youngest Victims
Aug. 1, 1992: Ukrainian children affected by radiation from the Chernobyl disaster are treated in Havana, Cuba.
Justice Antonin Scalia's Health Woes Weren't Publicly Disclosed Before His Death
Even though the relatives and doctors of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reportedly knew about his health conditions, the fact that the concerns were kept from the public is in keeping with the practices of the court, experts said. Unlike the White House, which regularly releases
Fukushima Nuclear Plant Worker Diagnosed With Cancer
A worker at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been diagnosed with leukemia , but experts say a sharp increase in cancer related to the plant is unlikely. In March 2010 a massive earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi plant, causing a meltdown of three reactors and forcing
10 Mistakes You're Making With Your Teeth
Taking care of your pearly whites isn't rocket science, but it's easy to slip into habits that could cause heartache—er, toothache—in the long run. We got the latest on giving your teeth the TLC they need from two New York City pros: Alice Lee, DDS, an assistant professor in the Department of