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  • Nuclear fusion reactions mark a 'milestone'

    Nuclear fusion reactions mark a 'milestone'
    It took 192 lasers and a building big enough to contain three football fields, but physicists have finally produced a pair of nuclear fusion reactions that created more energy than was in the fuel to start with.
  • Nuclear fusion? Laser-wielding physicists find promising hints

    Nuclear fusion? Laser-wielding physicists find promising hints
    Scientists have been trying to harness the secrets of star power since the days of the Cold War. Now, using a 2-millimeter capsule housed in a cavernous building roughly the length of three football fields, researchers have conducted a landmark...

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin guilty of corruption, taking bribes

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin guilty of corruption, taking bribes
    NEW ORLEANS -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office,...

    Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy
    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...

    'Ride Along' director Tim Story bounces out of 'director's jail'

     'Ride Along' director Tim Story bounces out of 'director's jail'
    Tim Story calls it "director's jail." That's where Story, 43, found himself just a few years ago, despite his successful directorial debut in 2002 with "Barbershop," which earned critics' praise and made $77 million worldwide on a modest $12-million...