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Stay offline until a permanent fix is found. That's the advice Michigan Congressman Fred Upton has for a troubled southwest Michigan nuclear power plant. Last weekend, a leak at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant In Van Buren County sent radioactive...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives. These lawmakers wasted little time...
Tags: Tom Harkin, Paul Ryan, Primaries, Kristi Noem, Dan Benishek
WASHINGTON (AP) - The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has declined to testify before a congressional committee investigating the matter. Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England Compound Center,...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterFred Upton's long run in Congress appears likely to continue as the St. Joseph Republican easily defeated Kalamazoo challenger Jack Hoogendyk in Tuesday's primary election in Michigan. A St. Joseph Republican who two years ago became chairman of the...
Tags: Primaries, Elections, Republican Party, Politics, Fred Upton
WASHINGTON — A decade ago, then-Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge oversaw the start of BioWatch, the nationwide system designed to detect airborne releases of anthrax or other biological weapons. In his 2003 State of the Union address,...
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, wrapped up a summit at this sweltering California desert resort Saturday after nearly eight hours of talks over two days and a candle-lit dinner aimed at shaping what...
Tags: Beijing (China), Ecosystems, Theft, Conservation, North Korea
Reuters* Aging control systems vulnerable to attack-experts * Infrastructure malfunctions loom as hackers probe networks * U.S. power grid target of daily cyber attacks By Jim Finkle May 22 (Reuters) - Cybersecurity researcher HD Moore discovered he could...
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
Tags: Mike Honda, Ecosystems, Weather, Conservation, Jackie Speier
WASHINGTON — President Obama sought to tamp down fears Tuesday that his landmark healthcare law would raise insurance costs and cause other disruptions, saying most Americans were already benefiting from it and others soon would. "Any time you'...
Tags: Insurance, Max Baucus, Lawyers, Anxiety, Health Insurance Cost
It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
WASHINGTON -- Leaders of a House committee probing BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting biological attacks, complained Thursday that administration officials had blocked them from seeing documents held by two senior federal scientists...
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