Commercial U.S. nuclear reactors remain vulnerable to terrorist threats more than a decade after the 2001 attacks spurred added safety measures, according to an independent study prepared for the Defense Department.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission must continue reviewing a license application for a nuclear-waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain, a federal appeals court ruled in a potential blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to shut the facility.
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp. protested its loss of a $20.5 billion military contract to UnitedHealth Group Inc., saying the nation’s largest health insurer has a record of poor performance and legal issues.
A black fence encircled the Washington Monument, the obelisk most visible among memorials to American leaders on the National Mall, the day after a 5.8- magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia rocked the capital.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission moved closer to imposing tougher safeguards at the nation’s reactors, a year after a disaster in Japan that triggered radiation leaks from a crippled power plant.
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp., the closely held company built on providing military medical services, is weighing its next move after unsuccessfully challenging a $20.5 billion UnitedHealth Group Inc. contract.