More than 400 claims have been filed against the French government for nuclear tests on French Polynesia between 1966 and 1996. Scientists say about 110,000 people have been affected by radioactive fallout.
Jacob Beser helped bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki. His grandson, Ari Beser, photographs survivors.
The number of nuclear weapons in today's world has declined significantly since the Cold War, but does that translate into a safer world?
"Hiroshima was a sea of fire. People bled from everywhere on their bodies: 'I'm burning. I'm burning. Please help,' they cried."
President Barack Obama is visiting Hiroshima, Japan, the first city to experience the effects of an atomic bomb. Put yourself into the shoes of those who suffered from the atomic bomb attacks in Japan: What if the Hiroshima atomic bomb hit your hometown?
Thousands of people were instantly killed after the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. About 140,000 would die from complications as a result of the bombing by the end of the year. Here is a selection of historical images on the ground in Hiroshima after the bomb was dropped.
Here's why President Obama won't revisit the history of the decision to drop the A-bomb when he goes to Hiroshima on Friday.
There’s something else that survivors of the A-bomb want: They want the world to agree to no more Hiroshimas. If the visit by John Kerry — and perhaps a future visit by Barack Obama — can help secure that, that would be more meaningful than a formal apology.
A lawsuit has drawn the Japanese public's attention to "matahara": a word coined from the English "maternity harassment." It refers to the practice of demoting or even laying off women when they become pregnant. It's against the law in Japan, but still widespread. Advocates hope giving it a name will start to change that.
It's 70 years this week since the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It killed about 70,000 people instantly. Tens of thousands more died of radiation sickness. We'll be spending some time this week considering how the attack is remembered. Who tells the story of Hiroshima? And who listens?