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No End To The Cold War's Expensive Nuclear Legacy

Llewellyn King | Posted 09.21.2016 | Science
Llewellyn King

It was the Cold War, and it was a potential race to Armageddon. The Soviet Union produced an excessive number of nuclear warheads, and we did likewise.

Time to Pull the Plug on a $30 Billion Nuclear Fuel Boondoggle

Elliott Negin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

It sounded like a good idea back in 2000. Two decades after the Cold War ended, the United States and Russia each agreed to dispose of 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium -- enough for about 20,000 warheads -- by combining most of it with uranium to create mixed-oxide fuel for commercial nuclear reactors.

Arthur Delaney

Nikki Haley's Exaggeration On Drug Testing The Jobless

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) wants the jobless to pass a drug test before they can receive benefits, but she seems to have an exaggerated sense...