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Explaining the Chernobyl situation in Ukraine

PRIPYAT, Ukraine-- Radiation monitors inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone spiked on Thursday as Russian troops invaded Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian parliament and the International Atomic Energy Agency. The…

US B-52 bomber unleashes record-setting payload

A US Air Force B-52 bomber launched a record-setting series of strikes this week in northern Afghanistan -- dropping 24 precision-guided munitions on Taliban fighting positions during 96 hours of air operations "to destroy insurgent revenue sources, training facilities, and support networks," according to US Forces Afghanistan.