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Aerial view of ex-USS Independence at anchor in San Francisco Bay, California, January 1951.  (credit: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)

Sunken Radioactive WWII Ship Rediscovered In Ocean Near Farallon Islands

Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago.

04/17/2015

Inside Fukushima's destroyed reactor (Tokyo Electric Power Photo)

New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal Radiation

The first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.

04/14/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Imagine Dragons on LeBron James, First Pitches and A Chicago Cubs World Series

The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

03/21/2014

Imagine Dragons (credit: Interscope)

Imagine Dragons Slowly Climb To Omnipresent Fame

Before their show at the SAP Center in San Jose, Imagine Dragons talked to Radio.com…

02/12/2014

A green box with a radioation warning label appears next to a car at Brown Ave. and Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette. (CBS)

‘Radioactive’ Label On Stolen Box Sets Off Lafayette Hazmat Scare

A box labeled “radioactive” that was found outside a Lafayette car repair shop Tuesday morning caused a brief scare and road closures but was eventually determined to be harmless, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.

12/10/2013

Blair Landfill in Richmond. (CBS)

State Finds Radioactive Waste In Richmond Landfill

Experts with the state have found radioactive waste inside a Richmond landfill near a popular trail. Residents who live nearby told KPIX 5 that the state is not doing enough to fix the problem.

11/22/2013

Treasure Island as seen from Yerba Buena (Wikipedia)

Report Suggests More Widespread Radiation Contamination On SF’s Treasure Island

A recently-obtained survey by the United States Navy indicates that radioactive contamination on San Francisco’s Treasure Island may be more widespread than previously thought, creating a potential snag for redevelopment plans.

08/17/2012