Thursday Jun 13
'Pandora's Promise' review: Pro nuclear power docu sure to cause, well, a nuclear reaction
After Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three Mile Island, there's one thing we can all agree on: Nuclear power is a disaster, right? The documentary "Pandora's Promise" convincingly argues that we should take second, third and fourth looks at the power source everyone loves to hate.
Virgin Islands Daily News
Senate seeks WAPA alternatives
Energy industry experts and V.I. Water and Power Authority officials will testify before the V.I. Legislature's Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection today about a number of big ideas that, if implemented, could restructure or privatize WAPA in an effort to alleviate sky-high power prices in the territory.
Texas bans drones used for surveillance
The drumbeat of liberty and freedom continues to beat the loudest in Texas, as lawmakers there recently passed a bill that would outlaw the use of drones for surveillance.
Obama once opposed phone record collection
As a U.S. senator, President Barack Obama opposed the type of mass collection of phone records his administration is conducting, political observers say.
El Paso Times
Texas Gov. Rick Perry calls special session on redistricting
Lawmakers bid a breezy farewell Monday to the legislative session, but before they had time to pop the cork on any celebratory champagne Gov.