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The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

U.S.S. Nautilus (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Submarine Nautilus In Groton, Conn.

The U.S.S. Nautilus is one very special boat. It was built in 1954 and is now open to public viewing as part of the museum in Groton.

05/08/2013

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

Indian Point Nuclear Plant Officials Field Tough Questions From Lawmakers

The nuclear fallout from the devastating earthquake in Japan has put a spotlight on the Indian Point nuclear power plant as licenses for its reactors come up for renewal.

03/21/2011

Local residents walk past debris, including an overturned fishing boat, in the town of Minamisanriku. (YOMIURI SHIMBUN/AFP/Getty Images)

Relief Efforts Continue For Disaster In Japan

More than a week has passed since the disaster in Japan started and several humanitarian organizations mobilized to help earthquake and tsunami victims. UNICEF’s Caryl Stern joins CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to discuss the relief efforts.

03/19/2011