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China says nuclear fuel rods damaged, no radiation leak

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nuclear power plant near Hong Kong had five broken fuel rods in a reactor but no radioactivity leaked, the government said Wednesday in its first confirmation of the incident ...

China says nuclear fuel rods damaged, no radiation leak

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nuclear power plant near Hong Kong had five broken fuel rods in a reactor but no radioactivity leaked, the government said Wednesday in its first confirmation of the inc...

Hong Kong watching Chinese nuclear plant after leak reported

HONG KONG (AP) — China's government said Tuesday no abnormal radiation was detected outside a nuclear power plant near Hong Kong following a news report of a leak, while Hong Kong's leader said her ad...

US authorities looking into possible fission gas leak at Chinese nuclear reactor: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since last week, the U.S. has been examining the circumstances of a possible fission leak at a nuclear reactor in China after requests from the French company partnered wi...

Gone Fission: Controversial nuke plant near NYC shuts down

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — Indian Point will permanently stop producing nuclear power Friday, capping a decades-long battle over a key source of electricity in the heart of New York City's suburbs that opp...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 17, the 352nd day of 2020. There are 14 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 17...

China denies radiation leak from nuke plant across from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government is denying there were any radiation leaks from its new homegrown nuclear power plant after it "automatically shut down" following an incid...

Plan to release Fukushima water into Pacific provokes furious reaction

Environmental groups have reacted furiously to reports that the Japanese government is set to approve plans to dump more than 1 million tons of highly radioactive water stored at the Fukushima nuclear...

France's global nuclear fusion device a puzzle of huge parts

PARIS (AP) — A hugely ambitious project to replicate the energy of the sun is entering a critical phase, as scientists and technicians in southern France begin assembling huge parts of a nuclear fusio...

Anniversary of world's 1st atomic test fuels nuclear debate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Transported in the backseat of a blacked-out Plymouth sedan was the culmination of years of feverish work — a hefty plutonium core that would soon be used to trigger the world...

Curtain lowers on nuke plant a stone's throw from Manhattan

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With the push of a red button, one of the two operating reactors at an aging nuclear plant serving millions of people in the New York City area will shut down Thursday night as fed...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2019. There are 14 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1...

TV Review: A Roseanne Barr-less 'The Conners' is a triumph

NEW YORK (AP) — Can there be a "Roseanne" without Roseanne? The answer is yes, indeed. There can even be a pretty good sitcom. And you might not miss her that much. ABC on Tuesday ni...

US nuke commander "assumes" NKoreans tested H-bomb

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The top commander of U.S. nuclear forces says he assumes the Sept. 3 nuclear test by North Korea was a hydrogen bomb. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten,...

US not disputing NKorea's claim to have tested H-bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump reiterated Thursday that military action is "certainly" an option against North Korea, as his administration tentatively concurred with the pariah nation's cla...