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Health & Medicine

Finland's Nuclear Waste Disposal Dilemma

A vast network of tunnels is being constructed beneath the Nordic countryside in Finland. It's intended to safely store nuclear waste for up to a thousand centuries. Eventually, officials say, there will be no surface trace of the tunnels below.

Global Politics

Life After the Fukushima Meltdown in Japan

People in and around the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are settling into the grim realities after the multiple meltdowns of 2011. Host Marco Werman speaks with journalist Emily Taguchi, who's just returned from a reporting trip to the region.

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Global Politics

Lifting sanctions on North Korea

President Bush today said today the United States would lift some trade sanctions against North Korea and that he would take North Korea off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, as The World's Matthew Bell has the story.

Global Politics

North Korean nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met face-to-face today with her North Korean counterpart in Singapore in the highest-level meeting between the U.S. and North Korea in years, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head in Singapore.

Global Politics

North Korea halts nuke disabling

The government of North Korea says it has stopped disabling its nuclear facilities because it says the U.S. has violated a disarmament deal. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group at the US Institute of Peace.