U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited the shuttered nuclear waste plant in New Mexico on Wednesday for the first time since a radiation leak six months ago. He asked for the public's patience as the investigation into the cause of the leak continues.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona prison officials violated a death-row inmate's rights when they read a letter from him to his attorney. The court said that violation infringed on the inmate’s right to counsel.
Looking to make inroads with the rising number of Hispanic voters, conservative activists are offering English classes, health checkups and courses to help Spanish-speakers earn high school diplomas. Picking up part of the tab: Charles and David Koch.