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Plan Kept Quiet Until Crisis Was Averted: Thousands Will Not Lose Water

Water officials in Maryland knew that they may have averted a crisis that threatened to leave hundreds of thousands of people without water for days, but they kept mum for hours to ensure their fix worked.

07/18/2013

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Pentagon: Budget Crisis Could Hurt War Effort

The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the Obama administration intends to shield the military’s combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Friday.

01/25/2013

Earthquake, Tsunami In Japan

NRC: Japan Nuke Crisis Does Not Warrant U.S. Changes

The nuclear crisis in Japan, while severe, appears to be stabilizing and does not warrant any immediate changes in U.S. nuclear plants, a top U.S. nuclear official said Monday.

03/22/2011