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The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewWith an army-green paint job and six knobby tires, Crusher rests inside Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center in Lawrenceville. A metal easel nearby touts its attributes: "Quiet, patient, alert 24/7." The unmanned robot,...
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
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President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters. Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
Shadow of a Doubt: Casey wants updated emergency planning for those outside 10-mile nuclear evacuation zonesBeaver County Times, Pa.WASHINGTON, D.C. -- For U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr., there is more than a shadow of a doubt about nuclear safety. There's a sharp contrast between current nuclear plant evacuation plans and more realistic projections about public reaction to industrial...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.U.S. Sen. Bob Casey called for more information regarding emergency preparedness beyond the 10-mile radius for people living near nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. A recent report released...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ECONOMISTS PREDICT STEADY JOB GAINS The Labor Department is set to release employment numbers later this morning, and many analysts think they'...
Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
It’s been exactly two years since Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami. The magnitude 9.0 shaker resulted when a portion of the Pacific plate was pushed into and underneath the North American plate, shifting the position of Earth's axis...
The 9.0-magnitude Tohoku-Oki earthquake and resulting tsunami that triggered a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station has resulted in only a small increase in lifetime cancer risks for people living nearby, and an even smaller...
L.A. NOWEight sailors from the Coronado-based carrier Ronald Reagan are suing the Tokyo Electric Power Co. for allegedly lying about the danger from radiation caused by the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant, according to Bloomberg News. The ship was...
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage. Several people along the northeastern coast were...
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