Federal auditors say US nuclear dump running out of room

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The only underground nuclear waste repository in the United States doesn’t have enough space for radioactive tools, clothing and other debris left over from decades of bomb-making and research, much less tons of weapons-grade plutonium that the nation has agreed to eliminate as part of a pact with Russia, federal auditors said.

"Federal auditors say US nuclear dump running out of room"

Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit against the hospital to move forward and possibly setting up the family to have her care paid for if they succeed.

"Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead"