- US experts warn plutonium stocks could soar in East Asia Updated: Oct-07-15 4:35 am
WASHINGTON - Experts warn that Northeast Asia could see a dangerous growth in stocks of weapons-usable plutonium - and U.S. lawmakers say Obama administration policies could be making matters worse.
- Correction: Vermont Yankee story Updated: Sep-25-15 11:04 am
BRATTLEBORO, Vermont - In a story Sept. 24 about the owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, The Associated Press erroneously reported which government agency requires a 30-day notice before the plant owners withdraw money from a decommissioning fund. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission requires notification, not the state of Vermont. The story also erroneously reported the state's role. The state may ask to be notified when requests for withdrawals are made, not ask for hearings.
- US starts carrying out nuke deal as time expires on GOP Updated: Sep-17-15 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration began carrying out the Iran nuclear deal Thursday as time expired on Republican efforts to derail it, appointing a senior diplomat to ensure that Tehran moves further away from bomb-making capability and outlining a months-long process before Western nations will start easing economic sanctions.