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  • Edison's San Onofre PR: Readers aren't buying it

    Edison's San Onofre PR: Readers aren't buying it
    Southern California Edison wants you to feel (and help pay for) its pain in shutting down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Judging by the letters we've received so far in reaction to Edison's full-page ad in Monday's Times saying as much,...
  • Striking Syria: Memories of Iraq spark reader skepticism

    Striking Syria: Memories of Iraq spark reader skepticism
    It isn't just the U.S. government that's hinting at military action against Bashar Assad's government for its alleged use of chemical weapons against Syrian civilians. On Wednesday, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the use of such...
  • The risk of taking on Syria

    The risk of taking on Syria
    So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what? As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...
  • Obama adviser warns of consequences if Syria not punished

    Obama adviser warns of consequences if Syria not punished
    WASHINGTON –A failure by Congress to support President Obama’s proposed punitive strike on Syria would encourage Iran, Syria and their militant allies to press ahead with efforts to develop and use weapons of mass destruction, the White...
  • Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a 'no nukes' crusader

    After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic...
  • Iran's election spoils neocons' plans for a new war

    Iran's election spoils neocons' plans for a new war
    The election of Hassan Rowhani as president of Iran is good news for Americans, except for the neoconservative hawks who brought us the war in Iraq and have been especially eager for another military adventure in Iran. In Iranian terms, Rowhani is a...
  • Sen. Boxer suggests Edison 'misled' public on San Onofre plant

    Sen. Boxer suggests Edison 'misled' public on San Onofre plant
    A letter sent by a Southern California Edison executive in 2004 shows the company was concerned about the possibility of design flaws in replacement steam generators manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that could lead to the type of "disastrous"...
  • Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate

    Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate
    What draws viewers to a TV show? Sometimes it's the spark between the actors, or opening a window onto a new or rarely seen world. And sometimes seeing Bryan Cranston in his tighty whiteys is all it takes. Meet the show runners, the people charged...
  • Idaho man pleads not guilty in alleged Uzbekistan terror plot

    Idaho man pleads not guilty in alleged Uzbekistan terror plot
    BOISE, Idaho — An Uzbekistan national living in Boise said little during his first court appearance Friday on federal charges that he gave support, cash and other resources to help a recognized terrorist group in his home country plan a terrorist...
  • Fears grow of clash between Israel and Syria

    Fears grow of clash between Israel and Syria
    JERUSALEM — Fears about a possible escalation of violence between Israel and Syria grew Sunday amid renewed Israeli threats to destroy Syrian weapons caches and Syria's warnings of retaliation. After decades of relative calm along the two nations&...
  • Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah

    Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah
    JERUSALEM – With three air strikes on targets in Syria since January, Israel is inserting itself into the Arab Spring’s most intractable conflict, heightening fears that the civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration. But as some...