The San Onofre nuclear plant is a ‘Fukushima waiting to happen’ Southern California Edison is keeping 3.6 million pounds of lethal radioactive waste at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant in San Clemente. The waste poses a significant threat to the health, safety and economic vitality of the region’s more than 8 million residents. But […]
Trump signs defense bill named for John McCain President Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for ailing Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain. The measure signed by Trump will boost military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest hike in nine years.
North Korea threatens to stall denuclearization in warning to US North Korea on Thursday threatened to stall the denuclearization of its missile program if the U.S. continues to abide by an “outdated acting script” amid Washington’s calls to enforce sanctions against the regime.
U.S. Unveils Plans For Space Force To Counter Russia, China ‘Threat’ Vice President Mike Pence, citing threats from Russia and China, has presented details of plans to create a U.S. Space Force by 2020 that would become the sixth branch of the military. “Time has come to write the next great chapter in the history […]
Worries Mount Over Ability to Weaponize Drones Drone industry and law-enforcement officials are struggling to find common ground over expanding flights and protecting public safety, a debate thrust into the public spotlight by a reported assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. The Federal Aviation Administration is projecting a fourfold increase, from more than 110,000 […]
Severe hail storm injures at least 8 people, kills three animals at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo A severe hail storm that pounded parts of El Paso County Monday afternoon sent eight people who were visiting the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to the hospital with hail related injuries, killed three zoo birds and injured other animals. Softball-size hail […]
US Navy’s Top Admiral Cites Increased Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington Chinese military vessels are now patrolling the Northern Atlantic, and Russian submarines are prowling those same waters at a pace not seen since the end of the Cold War, the Navy’s top admiral told VOA in an exclusive interview. Chief of Naval Operations Adm.
Hurricane Hector to pass near Hawaii, where volcano continues to spew lava into ocean Hurricane Hector roared through the Central Pacific on Sunday and is expected to pass near the Big Island of Hawaii, where a volcano continues to send lava into the sea. The National Hurricane Center said in its 5 a.m.
Iran deploys 50 small boats to Strait of Hormuz for large-scale ‘swarming’ exercise Iran began a large-scale exercise in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday involving more than 50 small boats, practicing “swarming” operations that could potentially shut down the vital water way if ever deployed for real, U.S. officials said.
Why a Quiet Hurricane Season Isn’t Necessarily a Good Thing Forecasters at Colorado State University say the approaching peak of the 2018 hurricane season will be relatively quiet in the Atlantic Basin. But a report released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration pointed out a troubling trend that could have implications for future […]