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Fuel removed from shuttered San Onofre reactor

Workers at the San Onofre nuclear power plant have finished removing highly radioactive fuel from its Unit 2 reactor, marking a milestone as the plant fades into early retirement. Full story

Japan plant radioactive water into sea likely

A Japanese utility said Monday its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is likely leaking contaminated water into sea, acknowledging for the first time a problem long suspected by experts. Full story

TEPCO sees steam but no crisis at nuclear plant

Steam or vapors appeared to be coming from a damaged reactor building at Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear plant Thursday, but the plant operator said radiation levels were steady. Full story

Japan: Radioactive water likely leaking to Pacific

Japan's nuclear regulator says radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima power plant is probably leaking into the Pacific Ocean, a problem long suspected by experts but denied by the plant's operator. Full story

U.N. nuclear chief warns of 'dirty bomb' threat

VIENNA (Reuters) - More action is needed to stop militants acquiring plutonium or highly-enriched uranium that could be used for atomic bombs, nuclear experts and government officials said on Monday. Full story

Missing nuclear material may pose attack threat: IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) - Nuclear and radioactive materials are still going missing and the information the United Nations atomic agency receives about such incidents may be the tip of the iceberg, said a senior U.N. official. Full story

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  Parade permits allow radioactive waste moves

Radioactive waste is being moved through Richland, Washington, from the nearby Hanford Nuclear Reservation, allowed by the same parade permits as for car shows. KING's Gary Chittim reports.

  Tanks leaking at Hanford nuclear site

The leaking of radioactive liquids at the Hanford, Wash., Nuclear Reservation is more extensive than previously reported. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

  Arafat exhumation under way in death probe

Palestinians have begun to exhume the body of Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat in an attempt to determine whether he was assassinated by lethal doses of radioactive poison. NBC’s John Ray reports.

  Healing Fukushima with heels?

An artist has created high heels that plant seeds while the wearer walks. The basic premise behind the shoes is that the planted seeds could absorb radioactive substances. TODAY.com’s Dara Brown reports.

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