Congress Moves Step Closer To Avert Impending Shutdown Of Federal Helium ReserveCongress moved a step closer Thursday to averting an impending shutdown of the federal helium reserve, a key supplier of the lighter-than-air gas used in a products ranging from party balloons to MRI machines.
Senate Confirms Physicist Moniz As Energy Chief Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation's new energy secretary.

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