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Panel backs new storage site for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste

A presidential commission looking for safe ways to dispose of the nation's nuclear waste said Friday it is likely to recommend building one or more storage sites to... Read more »

May 13, 2011


Nevada Democrats side with state in election suit

The Nevada Democratic Party is siding with the state in a legal tussle over how to fill a vacant U.S. House seat. Read more »

May 13, 2011


Finances look worse for Medicare, Social Security

The bad economy has shortened the life of the trust funds that support Social Security and Medicare, the nation's two biggest benefit programs, the government reported... Read more »

May 13, 2011

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McCain: Torture did not lead to bin Laden death

Waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques were not a factor in tracking down Osama bin Laden, a leading Republican senator insisted Thursday. Read more »

May 12, 2011


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