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Nevada, Energy Department settle fight over secret plutonium

Jun. 26, 2020 9:43 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada ended a two-year legal battle Friday with the U.S. Energy Department over the secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to a site near Las Vegas. The state's lawyers said they would drop their lawsuit after the federal government agreed to remove the highly radioactive material...

This undated photo provided by the Harris County District Attorney's Office shows Leslie Ann Caron. Prosecutors in Houston said Wednesday, May 20, 2020, that Caron, the girlfriend former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, was arrested on charges of injuring the longtime Republican officeholder in an alleged attack that broke two of his ribs. Caron was charged with injury to an elderly person, a third-degree felony in Texas. (Harris County District Attorney's Office via AP)

Girlfriend accused of injuring ex-Texas lieutenant governor

May. 20, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in Houston said Wednesday that the girlfriend of former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was arrested on charges of injuring the longtime Republican officeholder in an alleged attack that broke two of his ribs. Dewhurst, 74, called police Tuesday when X-rays confirmed his injuries,...