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The nuclear power industry is not as prepared for those external events, according to a National Academy of Sciences study ordered by Congress after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.
The state holiday honors the arrival of Brigham Young in the Salt Lake Valley, but for non-Mormons, it has become something else: “Pie ’n’ Beer Day.”
Even with the prospect of jail time looming, Dinesh D’Souza has emerged as the right-wing media star of the moment, a seemingly constant presence on talk radio and Fox News.
The state’s attorney general called for a temporary halt to executions a day after it took one hour and 57 minutes for Joseph R. Wood III to die.
Senator Patrick J. Leahy said he would file a new version of a bill to end the National Security Agency’s program to collect bulk phone records.
A report said that the university’s band members had been told to mimic sex acts and were given vulgar nicknames, and that the director did not do enough to stop harassment.
A moratorium imposed after two accidents at other labs that could have exposed workers to anthrax and H5N1 was lifted because the lab has passed safety inspections and its work is crucial, a spokesman said.
George Fox University near Portland, Ore., has become the latest front in the fight over what defines a person’s gender, and who gets to decide.
By deploying Guard members himself rather than through Washington, Gov. Rick Perry has the power to order the troops to make arrests and apprehensions.
A Washington Post correspondent, his Iranian wife and two other Americans were apparently taken into custody on Tuesday.
The automaker took a $400 million charge to compensate those affected by faulty ignitions that can cut engine power and disable air bags.
The president asked Congress to remove the tax advantages of inversion, in which corporations designate a foreign country as their official address.
The United States Army War College determined in a preliminary review on Thursday that Mr. Walsh appeared to have plagiarized his final paper to earn a master’s degree from the institution.
In a large trial, researchers discovered that pills like Tylenol and Anacin worked no better than a placebo, but could help with other pains.
A severe storm left two people dead, injured 36 others and sent massive trees flying at a Chesapeake Bay campground filled with vacationing families.
Some parents want their teenagers to put their phones down on vacation and connect with their families. But their teenagers might have a different, and valid, sense of what it means to be connected.
Paul Ryan’s plan for the poor seeks to improve incentives for work. It also reflects a big change: no spending cuts for them.
The plan aims to stem the surge at the border, allowing hundreds of minors and young adults to enter the United States without making a dangerous trek through Mexico.
His new plan would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to a larger group of people, essentially making a low-wage job more attractive.
Social conservatives are moving to put abortion at the center of the midterm elections, despite warnings from other Republicans to tread lightly on social issues.