- Newsmaker: US Abandoning Plans to Immobilize Plutonium? - During the Cold War, the US and Soviet Union built thousands of nuclear weapons using dangerous enriched plutonium. Today, there are still millions of tons of plutonium in storage. Nuclear expert Matthew Bunn takes a look at an apparent shift in US policy on handling the deadly substance.
- Reporter's Notebook: Role of Dietary Supplements in Football Player's Death? - The medical examiner says that Northwestern football player Rashidi Wheeler died from his asthma condition during a workout earlier this month, but police say teammates had taken a performance enhancing drink. Chicago Tribune reporter Julie Deardorff has written on the supplements favored by numerous athletes.
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