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Hackers steal and publish e-mails from U.N. nuclear agency

The IAEA confirms its servers were breached and a hacking group claims responsibility demanding an investigation into Israel's alleged nuclear proliferation program.

By November 27, 2012


Explosion rocks French nuclear facility

The explosion at the Marcoule nuclear plant in southern France, which has killed at least one person, was caused by a fire in a storage area for radioactive waste.

By September 12, 2011


Power line for Japan reactor could come Saturday

This story initially gave incorrect information on the status of the power line. It has been updated with new information from IAEA that the power line has not yet been connected.

By March 18, 2011


Power line for Japan reactor could come Saturday

Bringing outside electrical power could be a major relief helping cool down dangerously overheated reactors. Also, Japanese authorities raise the severity rating of the nuclear crisis.

By March 17, 2011


Overheating, radiation troubles mount at Japan reactors

Fires, explosions, and venting gas is making it hard to keep the Fukushima Daiichi reactors' nuclear fuel cool, and many workers have been evacuated.

By March 16, 2011


Second explosion at Japanese nuclear plant

After an explosion Saturday at one reactor Fukushima Daiichi plant, another occurs at a second reactor today. Operators are trying to cool the reactors with seawater.

By March 14, 2011


Nuclear emergency declared in northeastern Japan

Officials order some 3,000 people 170 miles northeast of Tokyo to evacuate the area after a power outage triggered by the earthquake causes one reactor's cooling system to fail.

By March 11, 2011