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Librarians honor books by Luiselli and Higginbotham

Jan. 26, 2020 7:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Valeria Luiselli's novel “Lost Children Archive” and Adam Higginbotham's nonfiction “Midnight in Chernobyl” have been awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal, a $5,000 prize presented by the American Library Association. The awards for fiction and nonfiction were...

An emergency alert issued by the Canadian province of Ontario reporting an unspecified “incident” at a nuclear plant is shown on a smartphone Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Ontario Power Generation later sent a message saying the alert “was sent in error.

Canadian officials accidentally push nuke alert to millions

Jan. 12, 2020 7:47 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — People throughout the Canadian province of Ontario awoke Sunday to a cellphone alert warning them of an “incident” at a nuclear plant just east of Toronto — only to later be told the message was a mistake. The message, which was transmitted throughout the nation's most...

Magnitude 5 quake strikes near Iran nuclear plant, no damage

Dec. 27, 2019 12:18 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A magnitude 5 earthquake struck southern Iran early on Friday near the Islamic Republic's only nuclear power plant. Iranian state TV said it caused no damage or injuries. The quake hit Iran's Bushehr province at 5:23 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It put...