Secretary of Energy will visit nuclear plant and discuss waste issue

WATERFORD, Conn. — The US energy secretary plans to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local member of Congress as the two work to change the way spent nuclear fuel is stored across the country to resolve decades-long stagnation. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Democratic US Representative … Read more

Dow Jones falls 400 points near the end of a difficult week

The Dow fell more than 400 points on Friday as stocks headed for another week of declines after a massive pullback two days ago. The S&P 500 fell 0.7% and is on track for its seventh straight weekly decline after coming close to entering a bear market this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell … Read more

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct accusation involving former flight attendant

In a handful of Friday morning tweets, Elon Musk strongly denied an allegation of sexual misconduct involving a former flight attendant on a private plane. calling the “wild accusations” “totally false”. An Insider report alleges that SpaceX, founded by Musk, settled a sexual misconduct claim made by the former flight attendant for $250,000, after she … Read more

Tornado Watch issued for parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey as gusty thunderstorms head toward region – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Get ready for some gusty thunderstorms that will affect afternoon driving on Friday, followed by record heat to start the weekend. The Philadelphia area is starting to warm up today as a warm front rises north across the region. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for parts of Delaware, New … Read more

Appeals court puts DeSantis’ congressional map back on the line

State Senator Kelli Stargel examines redistricting maps during a Senate Redistricting Committee hearing on January 13, 2022 in Tallahassee, Florida. Phelan M. Ebenhack access point TALLAHASSEE An appeals court on Friday reinstated a stay against a circuit judge’s decision that blocked a congressional redistricting plan pushed through the Legislature by Gov. Ron DeSantis, noting a … Read more

Eric Garcetti’s parents sign on to lobby for their son’s ambassadorial run

Bernstein did not immediately respond to a request for comment. That nomination fizzled out amid allegations that the mayor’s top aide, Rick Jacobs, had sexually assaulted female staffers. Garcetti has insisted she knew nothing of Jacobs’ conduct, which came to light due to a whistleblower report and includes allegations from her former communications director, Naomi … Read more