The first new U.S. nuclear reactor built from scratch in decades has begun generating electricity. The lead owner of Georgia Power Co. says the reactors are a success. But the project is $17 billion over budget and seven years late.
The disruption adds to challenges for the ruling Communist Party, which is trying to shore up sagging economic growth.
Weather officials announce the earliest end to the country's annual summer rainy season since the Japan Meteorological Agency began keeping records in 1951.
Nearly 3 million Texas electricity customers are enduring extreme cold and some cities say tap water must be boiled. One utility says its repair crews have been harassed by angry residents.
If you listen closely to giggles, guffaws, and polite chuckles, you can discern a huge amount of information about people and their relationships with each other. This week, we talk with neuroscientist Sophie Scott about the many shades of laughter, from cackles of delight among close friends to the "canned" mirth of TV laugh tracks.
A report from leading environmental advocates in Georgia describes how the toxins left over from burning coal for power are being stored by Georgia...
Georgia Power’s expansion of nuclear power at Plant Vogtle is still alive following a unanimous vote by the state’s Public Service Commission.