Chernobyl Disaster News
Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64
Diplomats around the world are remembering Russia's ambassador to the United Nations as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests
Once soaring, Korbut staying grounded in the Arizona desert
Gymnast Olga Korbut is enjoying the quiet life in Arizona more than 40 years after becoming an Olympics darling
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
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Inside Chernobyl 5 Years Later
April 22, 1991: A look inside Chernobyl five years after the devastating disaster.
Chernobyl 30 Years Later: Those Who Live in Its Shadow Still Suffer
In the days before the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster today, workers hurriedly filled in pot holes and painted lines on the decrepit road to the destroyed nuclear station. They were getting ready for a visit by Ukraine’s president and memorial ceremonies at the site to mark the
ARCHIVE VIDEO: The Chernobyl 'Dead Zone,' 20 Years Later
April 23, 2006: Twenty years later, and still dealing with the Chernobyl accident aftermath.
ARCHIVE VIDEO: The Chernobyl Disaster Area, 10 Years Later
From overseas today we're going to try to give you a sense of what a continuing nuclear nightmare areas tomorrow is the tenth anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. There has been no end of the aftermath because the Soviets lied to their own people. About how
ARCHIVE VIDEO: 10 Years Later, Genetic Mutations Found Amongst Animals in Chernobyl Zone
April 24, 1996: Animals living in the contaminated area are found to be thriving.
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.
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Radioactivity from Chernobyl Affects Lapland Reindeer in 1986
Sept. 8, 1986: High levels of radioactivity found in reindeer threaten the way of life for Laplanders.