The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.
The Hennepin Countr Grand Jury declined to press charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in south Minneapolis.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting a special inspection of the Monticello nuclear power plant.
Federal, state and local officials are conducting a full-scale nuclear preparedness exercise at the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant.
The Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant returned to operating at full power Friday after days of testing following last month’s maintenance outage.