Years before she was born, Nakatani Etsuko's father was poisoned by radiation from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. More than 70 years later, she still worries that she might get sick, too, and she wants the Japanese government to help.
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 are a selection of historical images on the ground in Hiroshima after the bomb was dropped.
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.
There are two news events today relating to the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. General Paul Tibbets, the American pilot who flew the Enola Gay on that mission to Hiroshima, has died at the age of 92. And Japan's Supreme Court ruled that the Japanese government must pay compensation to survivors of the atomic bomb blast who live outside Japan. Anchor Marco Werman has details.
U.S. Air Force pilot Dick Sherwood flew over Hiroshima half an hour after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city in August 1945, and the experience turned him into a fighter for peace, as Correspondent Jenny Brundine has the story.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a Japanese city known as the city of water and peace. The world record for the longest paper airplane flight using origami was broken this week in Hiroshima, today's answer. Marina Giovannelli reports.