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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nuclear plant in Arkansas temporarily shut after transformer fire

    Nuclear plant in Arkansas temporarily shut after transformer fire
    A transformer fire at a nuclear power plant in Arkansas has forced the shutdown of one of the two units at the site, utility officials said on Wednesday. There is no date for when the unit will come back online, Mike Bowling, a spokesman for Entergy,...
  • Ukrainian protest leaders meet with president; no breakthrough

    Ukrainian protest leaders meet with president; no breakthrough
    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than three weeks of street protests against his rule, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday met with opposition leaders, who came away declaring that little had been achieved. “Talking to these high-...
  • 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...
  • Eugene Wilkinson dies at 94; Nautilus skipper pioneered nuclear sub era

    Eugene Wilkinson dies at 94; Nautilus skipper pioneered nuclear sub era
    As the boat moved down the channel into Long Island Sound, the captain ordered a message sent ashore that forever changed the strategy of naval warfare: "Underway on nuclear power." With those words on the morning of Jan. 17, 1955, Cmdr. Eugene...
  • Mike Gray dies at 77; co-wrote 'China Syndrome' screenplay

    Mike Gray dies at 77; co-wrote 'China Syndrome' screenplay
    Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...
  • Masao Yoshida dies at 58; led response to Fukushima nuclear disaster

    Masao Yoshida dies at 58; led response to Fukushima nuclear disaster
    Masao Yoshida, the plant manager who led the fight to bring Japan's Fukushima atomic station under control during the 2011 nuclear disaster, has died. He was 58. He died Tuesday of esophagus cancer at a Tokyo hospital, according to a statement from...
  • Shut down the government? Taiwan lawmakers duke out disputes

    Shut down the government? Taiwan lawmakers duke out disputes
    TAIPEI, Taiwan – When Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged blows in August, two of them rolled around on the floor, locked in some sort of amateur wrestling hold. Another one pulled up his sleeves to show off his biceps. A ruling party legislator cast an...
  • Letters: The absurdity of nuclear waste

    Re "Nuclear waste can't wait," Editorial, Aug. 25 Three Mile Island. Chernobyl. Fukushima. Had none of these disasters occurred, the idea that our government could find a secure, cost-effective way to store nuclear waste for tens of thousands of years...