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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,...
  • NYC building collapse subject of federal probe

     NYC building collapse subject of federal probe
    Federal safety authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into a gas explosion that caused the collapse a day earlier of two New York City apartment buildings, killing eight people and injuring dozens of others. The still-smoldering rubble...
  • Harold Agnew dies at 92; physicist helped develop atom bomb

    Harold Agnew, a leading figure of the nuclear age who helped design the first atomic bomb as a member of the Manhattan Project, led efforts after World War II to make the weapons more secure and championed the development of nuclear power during a...
  • Gustavo Dudamel in Japan prior to L.A. Phil season opener

    Gustavo Dudamel in Japan prior to L.A. Phil season opener
    Gustavo Dudamel was in Japan on Friday -- just three days before he is scheduled to launch the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new season at Walt Disney Concert Hall -- to help open a music event in the country's northeast region that is still recovering...
  • Giant squid hoax, and other large creatures that aren't fake

    Giant squid hoax, and other large creatures that aren't fake
    If you frequent social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, chances are you've come across a photo of a giant squid that allegedly washed ashore along the Santa Monica coast line in California.  If you thought the photo was too bizarre to...
  • Foreign travel: State Department renews Colombia warning

    1. The State Department this month renewed its warning on Colombia, noting that people travel safely to the South American country but that "violence linked to narco-trafficking continues to affect some rural areas and parts of large cities." 2. The...
  • Wind turbines and fickled winds affect magnificent birds

    Wind turbines and fickled winds affect magnificent birds
    The osprey swooped down to the surface of the water in the Florida Everglades to snatch a large fish, and then flapped its strong wings to regain altitude. That was not what impressed my wife and me the most. In flight, the bird used its talons to twist...
  • A nuclear blind alley for the U.S.

    The world is rightly worried about Iran's uranium enrichment program. Iran claims this technology is for producing fuel for nuclear power plants, but it could be quickly shifted to making nuclear bomb material. Unfortunately, some in Congress, in their...
  • Some state workers called back, others sent home because of shutdown

    Some state workers called back, others sent home because of shutdown
    Some Illinois workers told to stay home were called back to their jobs Wednesday, while others began preparing for furloughs, highlighting the ongoing uncertainty caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government. Several dozen state workers...
  • Rauner struggles to explain shifting positions on minimum wage

    Rauner struggles to explain shifting positions on minimum wage
    Wealthy Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner struggled Thursday to explain his shifting statements about Illinois’ minimum wage, maintaining he never said he supported cutting the state’s $8.25 per hour minimum wage by $1, even though he...
  • California utility regulator talks renewable energy, safety and more

    California utility regulator talks renewable energy, safety and more
    After coping with the June shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant near San Clemente, the fallout from a fatal 2010 explosion of a natural gas pipeline in the Bay Area and a batch of consumer protection issues, the state's Public Utilities...