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The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, south of Los Osos, Calif., is viewed Sept. 20, 2005. The California Energy Commission is holding a three-hour workshop focused on the state's power needs in the climate change era and what role the power plant might have in maintaining reliable electricity. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)

Nuke or no nuke? California officials ponder nuclear future

- Associated Press

A bridge along KY-3351 over Troublesome Creek near Ary in Perry County, Ky., remains damaged Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, following flooding the week before that devastated many counties in Eastern Kentucky. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP, File)

Biden to join governor to survey flood damage in Kentucky

- Associated Press

The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, south of Los Osos, Calif., is viewed Sept. 20, 2005. California's last operating nuclear power plant could get a second lease on life. Owner Pacific Gas & Electric decided six years ago to close the twin-domed power plant by 2025. But Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, who was involved in the agreement to close the reactors, has prompted PG&E to consider seeking a longer lifespan for the plant. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)

Not so fast: California's last nuke plant might run longer

- Associated Press

A camper is seen partly submerged under water in Carr Creek Lake on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, near Hazard, Ky. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Water becomes needed commodity in flood-ravaged Kentucky

- Associated Press

Hadj Benhalima from the the collective "On the Spot" jumps to turn off lights during a night of action where they will extinguish the lights on dozens of storefronts in Paris, Friday, July 29, 2022. The collective had been acting against wasteful businesses in Paris long before Russia started cutting energy supplies to Europe in a battle of wills over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. As such, the campaigners were precursors of the energy economy drive becoming all the rage in France, Germany and elsewhere. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)

Cold showers, no lights: Europe saves as Russian gas wanes

- Associated Press

Sydney Corrales passes a lodge that burned during the McKinney Fire, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, in Klamath National Forest, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Deadly California wildfire wipes out scenic river town

- Associated Press

The flood water line is visible on the exterior wall of Appalshop in Whitesburg, Ky., Saturday, July 30, 2022. Appalshop is a media, arts, and education center created during the War on Poverty, in 1969. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Appalachian cultural center reeling from historic flooding

- Associated Press

Bonnie Combs stands by and watches her property become covered by the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Ky., Thursday, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding and mudslides were reported across the mountainous region of eastern Kentucky, where thunderstorms have dumped several inches of rain over the past few days. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Flooding in central Appalachia kills at least 15 in Kentucky

- Associated Press

A damaged car is seen along a road after a strong quake hit Bangued, Abra province, northern Philippines on Wednesday July 27, 2022. A strong earthquake shook the northern Philippines on Wednesday, causing some damage and prompting people to flee buildings in the capital. Officials said no casualties were immediately reported. (AP Photo/Raphiel Alzate)

Strong earthquake kills 4, injures dozens in northern Philippines

- Associated Press


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