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Washington nuclear waste tanks 'leaking'
Leaks found in six underground storage tanks at Hanford nuclear reservation in US state "disturbing", officials say.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 03:08 GMT
New York escapes worst as Irene passes
Tropical storm surges up northeastern US, leaving 18 dead in its wake, but officials say worst is over for New York.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2011 01:24 GMT
Japan raises nuclear alert level
Nuclear safety agency raises severity rating of accident at Fukushima plant, signifying higher risk of radiation.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2011 16:57 GMT
China flexible on UN climate target
Offer to submit its voluntary carbon emissions target to a binding resolution would allow UN to verify China's pledges.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2010 09:38 GMT
Rifts mar Cancun climate conference
Mexico's president urges nations to look beyond their nations' border and consider all humanity at climate summit.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2010 01:31 GMT
US 'underestimated' BP oil spill
Commission investigating Gulf of Mexico spill says White House was not fully candid with public over extent of disaster.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2010 08:28 GMT
Full text of Obama oil spill speech
We will fight this spill with everything we’ve got for as long it takes, Obama says.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2010 01:11 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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