The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant plans to cut its work force. Vermont state officials say they haven’t been told how many jobs could be lost, but a reporter for the Vermont Digger is quoting leaked internal documents from Entergy, saying there could be a 10% reduction is workforce, which would mean about 65 layoffs. Officially Entergy will only say it’s launched a company-wide effort to cut costs, and workforce reductions will be one result.
Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.
Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.
We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year