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Chelsea Clinton campaigns for mom in N.Y.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 19:06

Chelsea Clinton tries to boost her mother's campaign for president.

       

Bernie Sanders just became top Sunday show talker, overtaking Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:50

Mark this date down: On April 17, Bernie Sanders became the Sunday talk show champion.

       

RNC Chair urges against changing convention rules before Cleveland

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:16

Priebus urges his colleagues not to advance any changes to convention rules.

       

5 easy storage tips for small kitchens

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:00

Not much space to work with? Not a problem.

       

You can get eyeglass and contact prescriptions online now. But should you?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:00

Some professionals say the human factor is crucial to overall eye health.

       

Russians buzz U.S. reconnaissance plane over Baltic Sea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:56

The incident came two days after a U.S. warship in the same region was buzzed by Russian aircraft.

       

A safe dose of radiation? Opinions vary wildly

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:33

The effects of long-term exposure to relatively low doses of radiation is controversial.

       

On edge of a human tragedy, Chernobyl also sees wildlife weirdness

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:32

Professor says traditional radiation community has been slow to acknowledge the ramifications of nuclear accidents for flora and fauna.

       

The 'liquidator': He cleaned up after Chernobyl — and is paying the price

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:16

Sergey Krasilnikov, 65, was one of about 800,000 Soviet citizens tasked with stemming the tide of the Chernobyl disaster.

       

'Where I go to relax': Chernobyl 'stalker' tells why he loves exclusion zone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:15

Some people go to the mountains. Some to the beach. Oleg Shalashov, 23, prefers one of the most radioactive spots on Earth: the Chernobyl Ex...

       

30 years later, Chernobyl's searing legacy still crippling and killing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:11

The fallout from the Vladimir Illyich Lenin Nuclear Power Station's reactor No. 4 continues to ravage life in large areas of Ukraine and Bel...

       

Special report: Chernobyl disaster, 30 years later

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:05

USA TODAY traveled to this still-scarred area to share stories of those living in the shadow of the world's worst nuclear catastrophe.

       

U.S. to join relief effort in Japan earthquakes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 15:54

U.S military announced it was preparing to aid in rescue and relief efforts.

       

In authoritarian Belarus, a doctor in denial?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 15:07

Alexander Rozhko, director of the Republican Research Center for Radiation Medicine and Human Ecology, says "everything is under control."

       

Audience helps boy with autism: 5 great things this week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 15:07

Here's a look at some of our favorite stories of the week.

       

Report finds $800M embassy buildings could electrocute personnel

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 15:04

State Department report warns of potentially fatal electrical currents at Afghan complex.

       

In secretive Belarus, Chernobyl impact still grim

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 15:01

About 70% of the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl disaster landed in Belarus.

       

Radiation-ravaged city of Pripyat sees 'extreme' tourists

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:57

Most people who visit Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone are interested in seeing the deserted city of Pripyat, a place full of decay.

       

Why a babushka refuses to leave Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:47

A Ukrainian grandmother and her sisters refuse to leave Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone.

       

Chernobyl's legacy: Kids with ravaged bodies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:40

These children have a range of illnesses: respiratory, digestive, musculoskeletal, eye diseases, blood diseases, cancer, congenital malforma...