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US Pledges $10 Million to Chernobyl Survivors

The United States pledged $10 million to aid those affected by the fallout of the Chernobyl disaster, as Ukraine marks the 30th anniversary of what is described as the world's worst nuclear accident. An April 26, 1986, explosion at Chernobyl's No. 4 reactor forced the evacuation 350,000 residents working and living in the surrounding area. State Department spokesperson John Kirby said Monday the funds will "help ensure the safety of future generations who live in the...

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