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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92
Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday. She was 92. "A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the age of 92," reads a statement from the office of former President George H.W.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush in failing health: Family spokesman
Former First Lady Barbara Bush , who has been battling congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and go home from a hospital to be "surrounded by a family she adores," according to a statement released Sunday by the
Workers' radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolition
Seven decades after making key portions of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are being exposed to radiation as they tear down buildings that helped create the nation's nuclear arsenal
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