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  • Fed rejects Citigroup dividend, buyback plans after stress test

    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators rejected plans by Citigroup Inc. and four other large U.S. banks for dividend payments and stock buybacks after the latest round of stress tests. The results raised concerns about weaknesses in the risk-planning...
  • Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown

    Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown
    Reports of smoke inside a nuclear power facility near Moline, Ill., on Wednesday prompted a partial shutdown of the plant and an alert from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, though federal officials said no injuries or abnormal releases of...
  • Thoughts on replacing Scott Spinelli, Nick Faust's possible landing spots and baseball

    Thoughts on replacing Scott Spinelli, Nick Faust's possible landing spots and baseball
    Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff? Don Markus:  The only name that has surfaced...
  • Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

    Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals
    Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy. Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...
  • Too close for comfort [Commentary]

    Too close for comfort [Commentary]
    The proverbial "revolving door" in Washington politics is nothing new. Everyone knows it happens. Everyone hates it. And yet it continues unchecked. What is new, however, is that the interconnected web of private sector and bureaucratic personnel has...
  • FERC fumbles Cove Point [Letter]

    FERC fumbles Cove Point [Letter]
    Most of the experiences I have had in the Patuxent High School auditorium I hope to lock away in my memory banks forever. Last Saturday's contentious Public Service Commission hearing on the Dominion Cove Point expansion won't be one of them. The real...
  • Nuclear plant safety improves despite lapses, watchdog group says

    U.S. commercial nuclear power plants had 10 serious incidents in 2013 that could have resulted in damage to nuclear reactors, but the industry's overall safety record improved, the Union of Concerned Scientists said Friday. The Washington-based watchdog...
  • No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat

    No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat
    UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors. As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...
  • Gay 'conversion therapy' bill withdrawn as advocates pursue regulatory oversight

    Gay 'conversion therapy' bill withdrawn as advocates pursue regulatory oversight
    Gay rights advocates and the state legislator who introduced legislation this session to ban so-called "gay conversion therapy" in Maryland have withdrawn the bill, saying they will instead pursue regulatory oversight of the controversial practice....
  • Big West champ, Cal Poly or Northridge, likely headed to play-in game

    The song at the end of Saturday night's Big West tournament championship game at Honda Center won’t be the NCAA’s signature “One Shining Moment.” If you’re looking for a snappy lyric, try Frank Sinatra’s “Grab...
  • Winds of change: Floating power turbines envisioned off Oregon coast

    A Seattle energy company received initial regulatory approval Wednesday to build five massive wind turbines floating 16 miles off the Oregon coast. The pilot project off Coos Bay would be the first offshore wind facility on the West Coast. It also would...