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- FILE PHOTO APRIL 1954 - A nuclear test explosion from April 1954 is shown in this undatelined photo from the U.S. Defense Department. On August 6 1945, the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, hastening the end of World War II and ushering in the nuclear age

8 Times The World Narrowly Avoided A Potential Nuclear Disaster

The U.S. has issued a series of dire warnings to North Korea in recent days, as hostilities over Pyongyang's advancing nuclear capabilities swell and the specter of a military confrontation looms. Kim...