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Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community with a coal plant that's closing.

11 hrs 45 mins ago
Dutch arrest man linked to currency mixer Tornado Cash

Dutch arrest man linked to currency mixer Tornado Cash

Dutch financial prosecutors say they have detained a man suspected of involvement in “concealing criminal financial flows and facilitating money laundering” through the virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash.

14 hrs 6 mins ago
Amazon's Ring, MGM to launch show from viral doorbell videos

Amazon's Ring, MGM to launch show from viral doorbell videos

Amazon-owned companies Ring and Hollywood studio MGM are partnering to create a TV show in the mold of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.".

August 12th, 1:39 PM CDT
South Korea to pardon Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants

South Korea to pardon Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants

South Korea will pardon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong with a year left on his sentence for bribing a president in a corruption scandal that toppled her government.

August 11th, 11:03 PM CDT
China's Huawei says sales down but new ventures growing

China's Huawei says sales down but new ventures growing

Chinese tech giant Huawei says its revenue fell in the first half of 2022 but new ventures in autos and industrial technology helped to offset a decline in smartphone sales under U.S. sanctions.

August 12th, 3:09 AM CDT
FTC looking at rules to corral tech firms' data collection

FTC looking at rules to corral tech firms' data collection

Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the “smart” home appliances in your house or the latest kids’ fad going viral in online videos, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies.

August 11th, 3:48 PM CDT

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Officials: Loud 'boom' heard in north Utah likely a meteor

Officials: Loud 'boom' heard in north Utah likely a meteor

Officials say a loud “boom” was heard across areas of northern Utah and was likely a meteor.

1 hr 15 mins ago
WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

The World Health Organization is holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

August 12th, 1:34 PM CDT
Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community with a coal plant that's closing.

11 hrs 45 mins ago
What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

Poland’s environment minister says laboratory tests following a mass fish die-off detected high salinity levels but no mercury in Central Europe’s Oder River.

13 hrs 5 mins ago
Hot nights: US in July sets new record for overnight warmth

Hot nights: US in July sets new record for overnight warmth

America sizzled through some hot nights last month, enough to make history.

August 12th, 4:44 PM CDT
California governor proposes extending nuclear plant's life

California governor proposes extending nuclear plant's life

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to extend the life of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant by at least five to 10 years to maintain reliable power supplies in the climate change era.

August 12th, 1:45 PM CDT
European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops

European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops

An unprecedented drought is afflicting nearly half of the European continent and is damaging farm economies, forcing water restrictions and threatening aquatic species.

August 12th, 1:09 AM CDT
Poland: 'Huge' amounts of chemical waste dumped into river

Poland: 'Huge' amounts of chemical waste dumped into river

Poland has deployed soldiers to help clean up the country's second-longest river after 10 tons of dead fish surfaced from the waterway.

August 12th, 5:24 AM CDT

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