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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefThe nuclear crisis in Japan is being closely watched by companies in Central Virginia. Areva and Babock & Wilcox are two major players in the nuclear industry. Both employ thousands in the Lynchburg area, which means the fortunes of nuclear energy...
AP White House CorrespondentSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In the heart of his mission to Latin America, President Barack Obama tried to get the world to see what he saw. "Latin America is at peace," he said in Chile. The world, however, has been busy. His speech was not...
ReporterFrank Settle teaches nuclear power at Washington and Lee University in Lexington. He characterizes the crisis in Japan as a cross between Chernobyl and Three Mile Island. Chernobyl was the complete meltdown of the Russian reactor in 1986. Settle told...
SEOUL — Perhaps it is merely basic human desire to keep up with the neighbors, but an increasing number of South Koreans are saying that they want nuclear weapons too. Even in Japan, a country still traumatized by the legacy of Hiroshima and...
Tags: China, Gun Control, Park Geun-hye, South Korea, Russia
On a nearly deserted downtown block, a small brick building fronted by a curvy neon sign heralds a bygone era here: That's when the big bombs went boom and awe-struck Las Vegas residents watched the mushroom clouds billow into the bright desert sky....
Reuters* Japan power costs among highest in world * Electricity mkt overhaul is key part of PM's reform agenda * But regional monopolies will be hard to overcome By Aaron Sheldrick and Risa Maeda TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - Japan is embarking on its most...
ReutersApril 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on Tuesday it will increase oversight of Exelon Corp's 805-megawatt Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania, to ensure that safety equipment is protected from flooding....
Reuters* Kingdom likely to choose more than one reactor design * Varied designs mean a greater range of reactor vendors involved * High capital costs, environmental resistance not issues * Signed nuclear cooperation deals with France, Korea, China, and...
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...
The U.N. Security Council is set to vote this week on a new round of sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's February nuclear test, and with China's backing, it is likely to pass. Beijing was "strongly dissatisfied and resolutely opposed" to...
L.A. NOWA homeless woman known to many as Flo remained in critical condition Friday after being doused with a flammable liquid and set ablaze on a bus bench on Van Nuys Boulevard. Times Staff Writers Richard Winton and Ashley Powers will......
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...
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