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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

TOKYO (AP) — Officials at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of faulty exhaust filters that are key to preventing radioactive pollu...

Why is North Korea reheating its nuclear program?

The United Nations' nuclear watchdog described the resumption of operations over the weekend at North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear reactor as "deeply troubling." In its new annual repor...

North Korea seems to have restarted nuclear reactor - UN agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — North Korea appears to have restarted its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, according to a new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The agency'...

Rep. Luria's pro-Navy, centrist identity may get Jan. 6 test

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When members of Congress head home to connect with their constituents, some hit tractor pulls. Others might stop by mom-and-pop stores. For Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, whose Virg...

Japan to boost renewable energy to meet emissions target

TOKYO (AP) — Japan aims to drastically increase its renewable energy use and reduce fossil fuel consumption over the next decade as its pushes to meet its ambitious emissions reduction target, accordi...

Judge OKs distribution for $192M nuclear project settlement

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Investors who lost fortunes in the failure of a multi billion-dollar nuclear reactor construction deal in South Carolina will soon begin to see their portions of a $192 million s...

Iran's president warns weapons-grade enrichment possible

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's outgoing president on Wednesday warned his country could enrich uranium at weapons-grade levels of 90% if it chose, though it still wanted to save its tattered nuclear deal ...

European powers decry latest nuclear move by Iran

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain are voicing “grave concern” over a further move by Iran that they say is a serious violation of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers,...

First reactor in Taiwan’s 2nd nuclear plant to shut down on July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Atomic Energy Council said on Wednesday (June 30) that the first reactor in the Second Nuclear Power Plant will begin to curtail its output and then shut do...

Aging Japanese nuclear reactor restarted after a decade

TOKYO (AP) — A more than 40-year-old nuclear reactor in central Japan which suffered a deadly accident has resumed operation after being taken offline for a decade after the March 2011 Fukushima nucle...

As Japan reboots 44-year-old nuclear reactor, experts sound alarm

TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) - The head of a major inquiry into Japan's nuclear disaster and a former senior Cabinet adviser have sounded alarm over plans this week to restart a 44-year old reactor, s...

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state TV reported on Sunday. An official from the state electric compan...

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...