China is pursuing plans to develop floating nuclear reactors that could power military facilities it has built in contested areas of the South China Sea, according to the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific and State Department officials, a prospect they warn would undermine regional security and stability. After more than . . .

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the peace plan proposed by Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is pointless as it is based on Moscow’s withdrawal from its captured areas. Lavrov told the Moscow daily Izvestia that a peace summit expected to be held in Switzerland based on Zelenskyy’s plan would not work until its fundamental bases […]

President Biden on Wednesday awarded $8.5 billion in grants to Intel, a major investment to bolster the nation’s semiconductor production, during a tour of battleground states meant to sell his economic agenda. Speaking from the Intel campus in Chandler, Ariz., Mr. Biden said the award would support thousands of new manufacturing jobs, including ones that […]

No one really tracks these things or writes histories about the growth and distribution of plant varieties in Northern California. But doesn’t the sturdy jade deserve it? I went back through newspaper archives and old books. Here’s the best I’ve been able to figure it. When you see a jade plant in front of a […]

‘Cop28 UAE’ logo is displayed on the screen during the opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) under the theme of ‘United on Climate Action Toward COP28’, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 16, 2023. REUTERS/Rula Rouhana/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

A visitor is seen at Nissan Motor Corp.’s showroom in Tokyo, Japan November 11, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Nov 20 (Reuters) – Nissan . . .

Researchers have found a new way to store thousands of years’ worth of carbon dioxide and prevent it from being released into the atmosphere, furthering efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions from several sources. Carbon sequestration, or carbon capture, typically involves plucking the carbon out of the atmosphere, compressing it and storing it underground. But […]

[1/2]Hakeem Jeffries, Democratic Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, walks the picket line with striking United Auto Workers members outside the Ford Motor Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan U.S., September 17, 2023. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Acquire Licensing Rights

The leading association of global chip companies is warning that Huawei Technologies Co. is building a collection of secret semiconductor-fabrication facilities across China, a shadow manufacturing network that would let the blacklisted company skirt US sanctions and further the nation’s technology ambitions. Huawei, a controversial telecommunications gear maker at the heart of US-China tensions, moved […]

The exterior of the Tyson Fresh Meats processing plant is seen three days after a fire heavily damaged the facility in the Finney County town of Holcomb, Kansas, U.S. August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adam Shrimplin/File Photo CHICAGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Tyson Foods

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