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  • U.S. widens inquiry of Duke Energy's coal ash spill in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors have broadened their criminal investigation of state environmental regulators after a massive coal ash spill Feb. 2 that contaminated the Dan River in North Carolina, issuing 20 more subpoenas demanding...
  • Watch: X-rays from a star's corpse reveal supernova secrets

    Watch: X-rays from a star's corpse reveal supernova secrets
    Staring into the dramatic corpse of a dead star known as Cassiopeia A, astronomers using NASA's NuSTAR X-ray telescope have for the first time mapped out radioactive titanium in a supernova. Charting this astrophysical frontier, as described in the...
  • Jordan Levin Joins Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios

    Microsoft has officially hired Jordan Levin to join its Xbox Entertainment Studios as executive VP. It was first revealed last week that the former CEO of The WB network and Generate, a production studio and talent management company, was in final...
  • Paramount residents not alone in pollution fight

    Paramount residents not alone in pollution fight
    Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses. Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
  • Aluminum vs steel: New car metals battle over improved weight reduction, fuel economy

    Aluminum vs steel: New car metals battle over improved weight reduction, fuel economy
    Mustang versus Camaro. BMW versus Mercedes. Camry versus Accord. These are among the biggest rivalries in the automobile world. Get ready for the next epic battle: aluminum versus steel. "This has become a real competition," said Golam Newaz, an...
  • North Carolina agency subject of U.S. inquiry over coal ash spill

    DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina's environmental regulatory agency is under federal criminal investigation for its handling of a massive toxic coal ash spill into the Dan River near the Virginia border. The U.S. attorney's office in Raleigh issued...
  • Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt

    Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt
    Hugh Laurie only plays a doctor on TV, but he has a following among physicians in Germany who are crediting his fictional Dr. House with helping them diagnose a man with a life-threatening case of cobalt intoxication. The 55-year-old patient was...
  • Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

    Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
    Projected NCAA seeds 1.North Carolina Last season: 18-3, NCAA champion Coach: Jenny Levy (19th season, 242-95) Top returning point-getter: Abbey Friend, senior A (61 goals, 22 assists) Other key returnees Sloane Serpe, senior D Margaret...
  • Chromium study costs OK'd by Glendale City Council

    The budget for Glendale’s long-running research into a cancer-causing contaminant found in the city’s groundwater is set to jump to roughly $11 million as the City Council this week approved another $1.1 million in grant funding. But after...
  • Water safety threatened by North Carolina coal ash spill, group says

    EDEN, N.C. – An environmental group Thursday challenged Duke Energy’s assurances that drinking water from the Dan River in North Carolina and Virginia remained safe despite a massive spill of toxic coal ash that released a deluge of murky gray...
  • N.C. regulators seek delay on Duke Energy accord after coal ash spill

    N.C. regulators seek delay on Duke Energy accord after coal ash spill
    RALEIGH, N.C. — State regulators in North Carolina have asked a judge to delay what environmentalists claim is a sweetheart deal with Duke Energy designed to protect the nation's largest electrical utility from heavy fines for allowing coal ash into...