Germany argues over nuclear shutdown amid gas supply worries
Rising concern over the impact of a potential Russian gas cutoff is fueling the debate in Germany over whether the country should switch off its last three nuclear power plants as planned at the end of this year. The door to some kind of extension appeared to open a crack after the Economy Ministry in mid-July announced a new “stress test” on the security of electricity supplies. Since then, Russia has reduced natural gas supplies through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany to 20% of capacity amid tensions over the war in Ukraine.news.yahoo.com
Inflation, Russia-Ukraine war draw G7 finance leaders' focus
Finance ministers for the Group of Seven leading economies are grappling with deepening inflation concerns and the immediate effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine, with U_S_ Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warning that it all adds up to a “very difficult economic situation.”.
Scholz seals deal to crown career as German chancellor
Olaf Scholz is set to become post-World War II Germany’s ninth chancellor, crowning a career that has seen him serve in a string of top government posts, after leading his party to an election comeback that appeared hugely unlikely just a few months ago.
"48 Hours": The online life and death of Bianca Devins
A young woman, who was popular on social media, was murdered in Utica, New York in 2019. Her killer posted the images of her body online -- where they soon went viral -- and sent them to the victim's family. Jericka Duncan for 48 Hours joined CBSN to discuss the disturbing case and why what happened in the aftermath has behavioral scientists and the intelligence community concerned.news.yahoo.com