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  • Two of the three nuclear reactors at a southern New Jersey complex are offline.
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  • Iran and six world powers have agreed on how to implement a nuclear deal struck in November, with its terms starting from Jan. 20, officials announced Sunday.
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  • The Obama administration says it is maintaining tough oil-related sanctions against Iran.
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  • Iran struck a historic deal with the US and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program.
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  • Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday, calling it a "historic mistake" and saying he was not bound by the agreement.
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  • A nuclear reactor in southern New Jersey has resumed operations after crews repaired a leak in the containment building.
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  • This Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007 file picture shows a cooling tower at the Salem nuclear power plant owned by the Public Service Energy Group and a building on a small farm in Lower Alloways Creek Township, N.J., in rural Salem County.
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  • North Korea issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let's talk.
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  • People watch a TV news report showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, and other leaders, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, March 30, 2013. North Korea warned Seoul on Saturday that the Korean Peninsula was entering a state of war and threatened to shut down a factory complex thats the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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  • A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning Sunday, saying that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life" and will not be traded even for "billions of dollars."
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  • The White House said Saturday it is taking seriously new threats by North Korea but also noted Pyongyang's history of "bellicose rhetoric."
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  • You could even say it glows?
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  • Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a reactor operator at a suburban Philadelphia nuclear power plant has been removed from duty after being found under the influence of alcohol.
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  • On Israeli soil, U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday declared Jerusalem to be the capital of the Jewish state.
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  • Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
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  • Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant
  • Officials shut down the Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Lacey Township after the plant lost off-site power Monday.
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  • Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
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  • Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
  • A reactor at the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant in Montgomery County was manually shut down on Wednesday.
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  • Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
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  • Dozens of protesters shouted and danced at the gate of a nuclear power plant as it restarted Sunday.
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  • Swedish nuclear plant
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  • Swedish nuclear plant
  • Sweden raised the security alert for the country's nuclear power plants Thursday after explosives were found on a truck at the southwestern atomic power station Ringhals. Police said they were investigating possible sabotage.
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  • The Fukushima crisis is eroding years of Japanese efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming, as power plants running on oil and natural gas fill the electricity gap left by now-shuttered nuclear reactors.
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  • Officials say an electrical malfunction on the non-nuclear side of a suburban Philadelphia power plant has forced one of the two reactors to be shut down.
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  • Action News
  • The twin reactors at the San Onofre nuclear plant have been sidelined, more than 300 tubes that carry radioactive water will be scrapped because of excessive wear, and investigators are trying to figure out why tubing is rattling inside the lungs of the plant - its massive steam generators.
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  • Lithuania and Japan's Hitachi have signed a concession agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant in the Baltic state, which continues to rely on Russia for its energy supplies.
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  • Action News
  • Four more tubes that carry radioactive water at a Southern California nuclear power plant failed pressure tests, bringing the number to seven and prompting new safety concerns, authorities disclosed.
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  • Action News
  • A fire that briefly knocked out the cooling system for used fuel at an idled Nebraska nuclear plant last June represented a serious safety threat, federal regulators said Monday.
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  • North Korea says it detains American man
  • U.S. officials say it's a breakthrough in negotiations with the secretive communist nation
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  • Environmental and watchdog groups are preparing to sue to block construction of two nuclear reactors in eastern Georgia that would be the nation's first built-from-scratch nuclear power plant in a generation.
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  • Mahmood Ahmedinejad
  • Loading the domestically made nuclear fuel rods was seen as a defiant response to toughening Western sanctions.
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  • Mideast Iran Nuclear
  • Iran's official news agency says that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will unveil new nuclear projects on Wednesday.
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  • Action News
  • U.S. regulators are considering a plan to build the nation's first nuclear power plant in a generation.
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  • Action News
  • The United States and its European allies joined Friday in saying they would try to pressure Iran back into nuclear negotiations.
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  • Action News
  • Iran says it has evidence that the United States was behind the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist this week in Tehran.
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  • Iran
  • Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Iran is laying groundwork for making nuclear weapons, but is not yet building a bomb.
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  • Action News
  • The first operating U.S. nuclear plant to shut down because of an earthquake is back up to full power.
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  • Action News
  • Dominion Virginia Power's North Anna Power Station, the first operating U.S. nuclear plant shut down because of an earthquake, can restart after being offline since the Aug. 23 tremor that shook millions along the East Coast, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday.
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  • The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is shown in this undated file photo.
  • A non-radioactive ammonia leak at a Southern California nuclear plant prompted an emergency alert and precautionary evacuation of nearby workers before it was contained Tuesday, authorities said.
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  • One person died and another was seriously injured in an explosion Monday in a site that treats nuclear waste in southern France.
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  • The nation's oldest nuclear reactor, located a few miles from the New Jersey coast, is reducing power in case it needs to shut down completely as a result of high winds from Hurricane Irene.
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  • Nuclear plants from North Carolina to Michigan are under increased scrutiny after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the East Coast.
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  • Nuclear power
  • Efforts to replace a disputed nuclear dump in Nevada are doomed unless officials generate local support for alternative sites.
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  • People living in the central Pennsylvania borough of Hummelstown got a scare when a Three Mile Island warning siren briefly sounded but officials say it was a false alarm.
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  • Calling the Japan nuclear disaster "unacceptable," an expert task force says that plants in the U.S. need better protections.
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  • The utilities that run Nebraska's two nuclear power plants want the public to know the facilities are safe.
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  • Residents living near a New Jersey nuclear plant should not be alarmed if they hear sirens Tuesday.
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  • Reactors at an eastern Pennsylvania nuclear plant have shut down unexpectedly three times in the past week, but regulatory authorities say no safety problems have been reported.
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  • Limerick Generation Station
  • One of the two nuclear reactors at Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station remains shut down because of an electrical glitch.
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  • Europe's economic powerhouse, Germany, announced plans Monday to abandon nuclear energy over the next 11 years.
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