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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Nuclear crisis in Japan: The latest trust meltdown

     
    The Titanic was called unsinkable. It sank. Deep-sea oil drilling was supposed to be spill-proof. It wasn't. Nuclear power is supposed to be disaster-proof. It isn't. So much for believing the assertions of those who want us to feel risky...
  • Could a nuclear crisis happen here?

    Could a nuclear crisis happen here?
    I understood the theory of what could go wrong in a nuclear power plant. Seeing it go wrong in Japan is another matter. It's also quite relevant, given plans by Progress Energy to build two more nuclear reactors on the state's west coast, about 90 miles...

    The loss of the Thresher: Why it should be remembered every year

    The loss of the Thresher: Why it should be remembered every year
    The lessons of cataclysmic events tend to be overlooked when we remember them only on major anniversaries. The sinking of the U.S. nuclear submarine Thresher is a perfect example. The Thresher went down during a trial cruise off the coast of Maine 51...

    Woman, girl killed when car crashes into Riverside bus bench

     
    A woman and girl were killed Friday when a car veered across three lanes of a Riverside street and hit the bus bench where they were sitting, police said.

    Actor Nick Stahl lewd conduct allegation under review

     
    Los Angeles prosecutors expect to receive an LAPD report on actor Nick Stahl's arrest on suspicion of lewd conduct at an adult movie shop in Hollywood on Monday and will then make a decision whether to file misdemeanor charges against...