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Trump Transition Team Seeks Details on Energy Dept. Workers
President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is probing the Energy Department for information about the agency's operations and personnel
The Note: Trump on Terrorism
NOTABLES --WHAT TRUMP IS SAYING: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim he saw thousands of Muslims in New Jersey celebrating on September 11, 2001 when the World Trade Center fell telling ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS on “This Week”: “There were people that were cheering
NFL borrows prep, college playbooks
Want to know what trends will dominate the NFL in five years? Attend a high school or small-college football game. Because tactics on display during the NFL's opening weekend were high school and small college all the way. The big ideas on offense in the NFL in recent seasons -- the zone-read rush,
Parents of James Foley Hold Press Conference After Son's Execution
John and Diane Foley believe that their son "felt committed to the people who were trying to become free."
Nuclear Waste : Yucca Mountain Gets Reprieve As Storage Site
An appeals court decision has re-opened the possibility that the nation's alarmingly large and growing piles of nuclear waste might someday be stored inside Nevada's Yucca Mountain, a decades-old political and regulatory football. Though U.S. taxpayers, according to the General Accounting Office
Area 51, 25 Among Yucca Mountain's Nuclear Neighbors
A recent court decision has renewed the possibility that Nevada's Yucca Mountain may yet become the nation's repository for nuclear waste, of which the General Accounting Office estimates the U.S. has a rich abundance: some 75,000 metric tons and growing. If it comes to rest here, it will feel
Senate Rules Change May Backfire on Democrats
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will likely press ahead with the so-called “nuclear option” of changing Senate rules, but will it soon come back to haunt his party? As early as today, the Reid, D-Nev., and his Democratic caucus could enact rules changes to effectively...
Nuclear Safety Chief Resigns Amid Criticisms
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jackzo resigned today after a tumultuous tenure marked by criticisms of mismanagement and misconduct. “After an incredibly productive three years as chairman, I have decided this is the appropriate time to continue my efforts to ensure public safety in
Bernie Sanders: Social Security Is 'Not Going Broke'
Sen. Bernie Sanders I-VT., says, Nuclear crisis in Japan is "the unthinkable."
Menendez: Replace Alvin Greene ‘If Allegations Are True,’ but ‘Other Great Races to Pursue’
As South Carolina Democrats today debate whether they’ll try to replace their troubled Senate nominee, the head of Democratic Senate campaign efforts had a blunt assessment of Democrats’ chances in the state.