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China Pledges Not To Use Nukes First In A Military Conflict

McClatchy Newspapers | Tim Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China on Tuesday renewed its pledge never to be the first to use nuclear weapons in a military conflict, and senior military leaders vowed greater ope...

McCain vs. Nuclear Safety

Ross Tuttle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ross Tuttle

McCain's cavalier attitude toward nuclear safety, where he holds in contempt those who raise questions, is nothing new.

McCain On Obama, Nuclear Power Safeguards: "Blah, Blah, Blah"

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a rally in Northern Iowa University this morning, John McCain made a strange remark that only serves to cement the notion that he does not resp...

Friendly Advice

Lord Robin Corbett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lord Robin Corbett

The case of Iran and its intransigent mullahs is rarely the focus of McCain and Obama, and voters are being denied the genuine debate and discussion they deserve.

McCain Nuclear Energy Plan Could Cost $315 Billion

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's plan to revive the U.S. nuclear power industry with 45 new reactors may cost $315 billion, with taxpayers bearing much of the financial ...

McCain, Obama on Energy, the Environment and AIDS

Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling

Over the course of this week, OffTheBus is running a primer on some of the most important foreign policy issues the next president will face. Today, the primer looks at where Obama and McCain stand on energy and environmental policy and the AIDS crisis.

America's Metros -- Winners... and Nonwinners

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

Oil prices tripled since 2003. Sunshine for the economies of metro areas on the Gulf of Mexico, but a cloud over the metros on the Great Lakes.

McCain Visits Nuclear Power Plant That Had Meltdown In 1960s

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RAPID CITY, S.D. — John McCain conceded in a new television commercial on Tuesday that "we're worse off than we were four years ago," and said h...

Radioactive Pigs

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

More evidence of the hard-wired sloppiness that has plagued Yucca from the start popped up a week after DOE filed for its NRC permit. So how does this play out politically?

Nuke of Earl

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

McCain's hypocrisy lies in threatening "terrorist" countries with military strikes for pursuing the same nuclear programs that the Republican nominee to put in place.

McCain: Build 45 Nuclear Reactors

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Sen. John McCain called Wednesday for the construction of 45 new nuclear reactors by 2030 and pledged $2 billion a year in fe...

The Butterfly Effect: From McCain's Lips To The New Mexico Desert

Susan Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Grant

McCain's energy policy emphasizes nuclear power and the uranium market is booming as a result. But in the south west, people are still cleaning their land of the radioactive waste from long-shut mines.

Bush's Bad Economy Has McCain Talking Global Warming

Susan Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Grant

Democrats laugh and point to his ties to big oil. Conservative voters are turned off by what they see as an exercise in hippie mysticism. Fact is, though, McCain is stumping an environmental plan.