In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. saw a record 50,000 new cases of COVID-19 in a single day as infections rise in 40 states. Florida set its own record for new cases with more than 10,000 -- but Gov.
U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
President Hassan Rouhani's announcement means that Iran's Fordo nuclear facility, publicly revealed only 10 years ago, again will become an active atomic site rather than a research facility as envisioned by the landmark 2015 accord.
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
High levels of tritium, a radioactive material, leaked into the groundwater around a nuclear plant located less than 30 miles outside of New York City, state officials said Saturday.
By Michael D. Regan
In other news Tuesday, Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has been indicted on charges in connection to the assassination of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007. Also, 300 tons of radioactive water have escaped from a storage tank at the…
Since an earthquake and tsunami shattered the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant in 2011, radioactive water has been pouring into the sea off the coast of Japan at a rate of 300 tons per day. Jeffrey Brown reports on the revelation…
In other news Thursday, a report indicated that some of the nation's military dead may have been misidentified or misplaced at Arlington National Cemetery, and an American servicemember was killed in Afghanistan, marking the 20th U.S. death there this month.
North Korea re-started a disputed reactor at its main nuclear research facility hours after the inauguration of South Korea's new president, which was attended by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, the State Department confirmed Thursday.
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