KAWC http://kawc.org en Kerry Says Window For Russia To Change Course In Ukraine Is Closing http://kawc.org/post/kerry-says-window-russia-change-course-ukraine-closing Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a strongly worded warning to Russia on Thursday, saying the U.S. is ready to impose more sanctions if Russia refuses to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine.<p>"The window to change course is closing," Kerry said. If Russia doesn't change course, "the world will make sure the costs for Russia will only grow."<p>Kerry's statement comes after Ukraine used lethal force against pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:52:00 +0000 editor 34644 at http://kawc.org Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan http://kawc.org/post/life-outside-fast-lane-startups-wary-web-traffic-plan The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is offering up some <a href="http://www.fcc.gov/blog/setting-record-straight-fcc-s-open-internet-rules">new rules</a> to govern traffic on the Internet. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 34643 at http://kawc.org Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan On The Ballot In Georgia This Year: JFK http://kawc.org/post/ballot-georgia-year-jfk Voting for this year's midterm elections is already underway in some states that hold early primaries. In Georgia, a field of seven GOP candidates is locked in a bitter fight for the nomination to succeed retiring Senate Republican Saxby Chambliss. <br /> <br />But another race that's turning heads in Georgia is one for state Senate that involves a candidate with a very familiar name: Kennedy. <br /> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:29:00 +0000 editor 34642 at http://kawc.org On The Ballot In Georgia This Year: JFK Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus http://kawc.org/post/why-us-worried-about-deadly-middle-eastern-virus The latest medical acronym to fear is MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. The virus has killed 83 p<strong></strong>eople in the Arabian Gulf since first emerging in 2012 and now looks as if it could pose a global threat.<p>This week, the number of new cases rose at a rate that causes concern, the World Health Organization said in a <a href="http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_04_23_mers/en/">statement</a>.<strong> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:16:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 34640 at http://kawc.org Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus Radioactive Leak At U.S. Waste Dump Was Preventable, Report Says http://kawc.org/post/radioactive-leak-us-waste-dump-was-preventable-report-says A February accident at a nuclear waste dump that resulted in the contamination of 21 workers resulted in part from "poor management, ineffective maintenance and a lack of proper training and oversight," a Department of Energy report concludes.<p>NPR's Geoff Brumfiel says the report, released Thursday, says the release of radioactive material into the environment from the Feb. 14 accident at the underground Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., could have been prevented. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:15:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34639 at http://kawc.org Radioactive Leak At U.S. Waste Dump Was Preventable, Report Says