| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:12 AM
The European Union imposed new sanctions on Iran and Syria. The EU says the new restrictions are warranted because of Iran's continued lack of cooperation over inspection of its nuclear program and Syria's violent crackdown on rebels....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:48 AM
TOKYO -- Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is considering a heightened "serious incident" designation for the leakage of 300 tons of highly radioactive water at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima.
The country's nuclear regulator earlier...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Iran is well on its way to becoming a nuclear power — and it is doing so with the stated objective of destroying the Jewish state of Israel.
Despite having only limited access to Iran's nuclear facilities, the International Atomic Energy Agency of...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:44 AM
CAIRO, Egypt -- The sun rises over Cairo, and the city's landmark Tahrir Square is buzzing. Not with traffic, not with commerce, but with protest -- a tent city packed with people rife with anger at a man they blast as a dictatorial president, one who put...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
An attack on Iran would be foolhardy and unnecessary ("As rhetoric heats up over Iran, so do preparations," Aug. 30). Iran is a "non-nuclear weapon" party to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, and Iran's nuclear materials and facilities such as reactors...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:21 PM
There are two positions one can take regarding the Iranian nuclear program: (a) it doesn't matter, we can deter them; or (b) it does matter, we must stop them.
In my view, the first position — that we can contain Iran as we did the Soviet Union...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 10:00 AM
WEST TEXAS (KTLA) -- If you're traveling through Texas and see a 7-inch steel rod anywhere in the bushes, let Halliburton know.
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, an oil field service crew was transporting the small piece of...
| Sep 18, 2012
The American and Israeli governments are in complete agreement that Iran is moving toward building a nuclear arsenal — and that it must not be allowed to do so.
Earlier this year, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, "There is no...
| Feb 7, 2011
Willi Dansgaard, a Danish paleoclimatologist who was the first to recognize that the Earth's climatic history was stored in the Greenland ice cap, died Jan. 8 in Copenhagen, according to the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen. He was 88....
| Mar 16, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors already is being detected thousands of miles away. But scientists who track pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean say the amount of radioactivity should pose no danger to the United States.