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Millions in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York were at risk
The US Air Force almost detonated a huge atomic bomb over North Carolina in 1961, a newly declassified document has revealed.
Two hydrogen bombs were accidentally dropped over the city of Goldsboro just two days after President John F Kennedy's inauguration, when the B-52 plane carrying them broke up in mid-air.
And a report obtained by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser under freedom of information laws showed one of the devices began... (more)
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