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  • Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60

    Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60
    One of the proudest moments in state history occurred 60 years ago Tuesday, when the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, slid into the Thames River at Groton. The christening, by first lady Mamie Eisenhower, on Jan. 21, 1954,...
  • Electric malfunction shuts down Calvert Co. power plant

    Electric malfunction shuts down Calvert Co. power plant
    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant shut down on Tuesday evening following an electric malfunction. The outage, which occurred at around 9:25 p.m., resulted from a breakdown on the non-nuclear side of the Calvert County facility, according to a news...
  • With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project

    With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project
    Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The floating...
  • Iran, U.S. argue over who spoiled nuclear talks

    Iran, U.S. argue over who spoiled nuclear talks
    WASHINGTON — The United States and Iran traded heated accusations Monday over who was to blame for the failure of the latest international talks to limit Tehran's nuclear program, even as they insisted a deal remains possible. Secretary of State...
  • Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped, study says

    Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped, study says
    Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped sharply in the last 25 years, according to a new study. The percentage of the U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs such as cocaine and marijuana dropped to 3.5% last year, from 13.6% in 1988,...
  • Electricity ratepayers may get refunds because of San Onofre closure

    Electricity ratepayers may get refunds because of San Onofre closure
    SACRAMENTO — Southern California electricity ratepayers soon could get the first of possibly many refunds, stemming from the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. Two state Public Utilities Commission administrative law judges last...
  • Iran deal deserves a chance

     Iran deal deserves a chance
    By definition, the interim agreement under which Iran agreed to suspend progress on its nuclear program in exchange for limited relief from economic sanctions isn't a permanent solution. But the deal worked out in Geneva over the weekend nevertheless...
  • Survey: Federal workers still willing to put in extra effort as job satisfaction drops

    After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States. Developing a...
  • Stolen radioactive material recovered, thieves exposed

    Stolen radioactive material recovered, thieves exposed
    VIENNA/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican police have found dangerous radioactive medical material stolen by thieves that the United Nations said could provide an ingredient for a "dirty bomb," the country's national nuclear safety commission CNSNS said on...
  • What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran. [Commentary]

    What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran. [Commentary]
    The nuclear accord reached in Geneva last month has sparked a robust debate in the U.S. and around the world. Was the agreement a major achievement in preventing Tehran from obtaining the nuclear bomb, as President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John...
  • Mexican officials seek thieves, likely sick from radiation

    Mexican officials seek thieves, likely sick from radiation
    MEXICO CITY -- Authorities sought at least two thieves on Thursday who had seized a truck with radioactive material in central Mexico, while a family who found and took home the exposed stolen container was under medical observation, officials said. The...