With threats from credit ratings agencies, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature must approve a plan to solve the wildfire cost crisis next month.
The spokesman for the country's atomic agency also says Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
Import bans and stiffer global trade rules are putting a halt to the decades-old practice of shipping scrap to developing countries.
Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro released a plan to end homelessness and ease the rent burden of tenants struggling to afford housing.