Start-ups fuel boom in small-scale nuclear power

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NewScientist) Splitting the atom has joined the start-up scene. Green energy firms have long been popular ventures for entrepreneurs, but nuclear power has largely been ignored, thanks to more…

Feds retreat from Nevada ranch standoff

by Drew Zahn -- Federal officials have backed away from a growing confrontation over land rights in Clark County, Nev., citing "serious concern" about the safety of law enforcement officials and private more…

Report: Little could have been done differently

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know more…