• NRC staff set Q&A on Surry nuclear power plant for April 28

    SURRY, Va. (AP) — Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is heading to Virginia to discuss the NRC’s assessment of the twin-reactor nuclear power plant in Surry. The NRC has scheduled an open house for April 28…

  • NRC names new inspector for North Anna nuke plant

    MINERAL, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power’s nuclear power plant in Louisa County is getting a new inspector from federal regulators. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it has assigned Gwynne Skaggs Ryan as the resident…

  • NYT: Iran agrees to talk with U.S. about nuclear program

    The United States and Iran have agreed to discuss Iran\’s nuclear program for the first time, The New York Times reported Saturday evening.

  • Ambassador: Iran planned to blow up Israeli Embassy

    When Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old
    U.S. citizen, was arrested and charged with
    plotting to
    assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. in
    Washington, another alleged high-profile
    to the plot escaped the attention of many.

  • Albright: Military force a question as Iran sanctions work

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
    tells WTOP she isn\’t surprised the Iraq talks
    weren\’t wholly successful, and looks to
    negotiations in Moscow next month to keep the
    precarious situation from escalating.