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National & World Japan reactor near active volcanoes called unsafe Japan reactor near active volcanoes called unsafe
A prominent vulcanologist disputed Japanese regulators' conclusion that two nuclear reactors were safe from a volcanic eruption in the next few decades, saying Friday that such a prediction was impossible.
National & World Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius
The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum acceptable term and noting the horrific nature of the shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp.
National & World TSA administrator John Pistole to retire TSA administrator John Pistole to retire
The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, said Thursday he will retire from government at the end of this year and expects to be named to a position in academia early next year.
National & World Fan flap delays feisty governor debate in Florida Fan flap delays feisty governor debate in Florida (Video)
The Florida governor's race that was already one of the most negative in the state's history became even nastier- and weirder - as Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist fought over everything from self-defense laws and the economy to the use of an electric fan during a debate Wednesday night.