U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...uranium would be processed at SRS and prepared for disposal.Tom Clements, the director of watchdog group SRS Watch and a critic of bringing the German fuel to the U.S., said the site's National Environmental Policy Act office did not respond to his...

Ga. GOP convention starts today

...the state convention is Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who will address the 7 p.m. Victory Dinner at The Classic Center. Cruz, a critic of the Obama administration's approach to immigration, was in the news earlier this week in connection with his plan to hold...

Group sues over Ga. gun law revision

...passed. It was the subject of protests, editorials and constant news coverage. It broadened where guns could be taken, and critics dubbed it the "guns everywhere bill."It came close to passing on the final day of the 2013 session and appeared stalled...

Self-driving cars getting dinged in California

...information to monitor the rollout of technology that its own developers acknowledge is imperfect.John Simpson, a longtime critic of Google as privacy project director of the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog, pointed out that the company's ultimate goal is...

China's campaign to remove crosses alarms Christians

...churches, sometimes resulting in violent clashes with congregation members. They say the crosses violate building codes, but critics say the rapid growth of Christian groups have made the ruling Communist Party nervous."The authorities have attached great...

Tiger Woods insists he made progress with swing at Players

...full swing was better at the Stadium Course than in April at the Masters Tournament, where he tied for 17th. Regardless of critics such as NBC analyst Johnny Miller calling for Woods to sack current swing coach Chris Como. Woods doesn't seem anywhere...

Georgia Senate backs religious freedom bill critics say gives cover for LGBT discrimination

...Thursday to a contentious "religious freedom" bill ? one of a wave of measures surfacing in at least a dozen states that critics say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people.The Georgia bill would forbid state government...

Blockers in NASCAR can pay hefty price at end of a race

...that, but when it comes time to win a race, you've got to do what you've got to do."Tony Stewart has been an outspoken critic of blocking, but he's been just as guilty of using his car as a 200-mph road block. In 2012, Stewart tried to protect...

Cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site swells to $47.5 billion

...year 2015, and the same amount was proposed for 2016.Ed Lyman, senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists and a critic of the MOX program, said the NNSA has no reason to withhold the report from the public. The cost estimates indicate the MOX...

Gov. Deal snaps at critics

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal expressed disappointment Wednesday with a former chairman of the Board of Regents who criticized him for meddling in the selection of the current University System of Georgia chancellor and University of Georgia president.