Gretchen Gavett

The Busy Life of Julian Assange
For someone who's been under house arrest at a secret location in England, Julian Assange has been maintaining a pretty high profile.
February 3, 2012
GAO to Investigate Sexual Abuse at Immigration Detention Centers
The move comes after members of Congress petitioned the office to act, citing FRONTLINE's "Lost in Detention."
February 3, 2012
NRC Report: Nuclear Power Plants More Vulnerable to Earthquakes Than Previously Thought
The report lays out a plan for "seismic stress tests" over the next four years for plants in the central and eastern parts of the country.
February 2, 2012
How New Fire Science is Influencing Old Cases
Advances in fire science have called into question some past convictions. Here's an update on a few cases, from Texas to California. Are there innocent people behind bars?
February 1, 2012
Did Fukushima Quash the Global "Nuclear Renaissance"?
Where five key countries stand on the controversial issue of nuclear power.
January 17, 2012
Gregory Jaczko: What the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Can Learn From Fukushima
In the wake of the disasater at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Gregory Jaczko says the U.S. has "to go forward always with that expectation that an accident can happen, and we have to do the right things to prevent it."
January 17, 2012
David Lochbaum: "The NRC Is Not Doing Its Job"
"The biggest concern I've had with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission over the years I've been monitoring them is lack of consistency," says David Lochbaum, a nuclear expert with the Union of Concerned Scientists. "They're a little bit slow at solving known safety problems."
January 17, 2012