Energy Department says it will remove plutonium from Nevada

U.S. 04/30/19, 18:53

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is pledging to expedite the removal of weapons-grade plutonium secretly hauled to Nevada last year as the state and Trump administration remain locked in a court battle about whether the shipment was legal. The Energy Department intends to start removing the highly radioactive material in 2021 ...

Democrats are looking at Plan B in 2020 Senate races

Politics 03/30/19, 06:58

Teresa Tomlinson is a former mayor of a mid-sized city with no national profile. Yet she hopes she'll be national Democrats' top recruit to run for the Senate from Georgia next year — if one of the party's rising stars, Stacey Abrams, takes a pass. "I feel comfortable I'll be their ...

Their numbers growing, Latinos gain clout in new Congress

Politics 12/14/18, 17:21

A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January, including the youngest woman ever elected, two Latinas from Texas, the first Latino to represent Ohio and a woman born in Ecuador.A few are ascending to leadership roles, demonstrating the growing clout of ...

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