Nuclear Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An international group of women activists, including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates, on Sunday crossed the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea in a call for global peace and reconciliation. "We are walking for a peaceful world, we are walking for a peaceful world," the activists sang as they crossed one section of...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
 House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) leaves a news conference Thursday. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
After the House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that gives...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A gigantic oil sheen has been spotted in New York's Hudson River, following an...

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Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if testing shows they're safe, they'll be shipped to markets in Japan. While older people are said to be buying fish from the sea off Fukushima Prefecture, others don't want their kids or grandkids eating it...