In Illinois, Reaction To Iran Nuke Deal Falls Along Party Lines
Man Charged With Sending 'Bin Laden' Letters About Fictitious BombsFederal authorities say a Chicago man sent letters to 16 states that purported to be from Osama bin Laden, and that claimed that al-Qaeda had planted bombs around the country.
Official: Get Educated About Nuclear EmergenciesA suburban emergency response official says a conference she recently attended made it clear to her we all need to be better educated about possible nuclear radiation emergencies.
Quinn: Japan Crisis A 'Wake-Up Call' For Nuke Plants In IllinoisThe Illinois governor expresses concern that his state's nuclear power plants may need a greater degree of oversight, given the impact of a natural disaster on Japanese reactors.
Radiation From Japan Detected At O'Hare AirportFederal officials say flights from Japan have been screened as a precaution but no passengers have been contaminated.
Expert: Japan Nuclear Exposure Unlikely In United StatesA nuclear engineer at Argonne National Laboratory says even though there is a potential for more radioactive release in Japan - the United States is not at risk.