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WASHINGTON — A decade ago, then-Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge oversaw the start of BioWatch, the nationwide system designed to detect airborne releases of anthrax or other biological weapons. In his 2003 State of the Union address,...
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, wrapped up a summit at this sweltering California desert resort Saturday after nearly eight hours of talks over two days and a candle-lit dinner aimed at shaping what...
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
Stay offline until a permanent fix is found. That's the advice Michigan Congressman Fred Upton has for a troubled southwest Michigan nuclear power plant. Last weekend, a leak at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant In Van Buren County sent radioactive...
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
Tags: Global Change, Malaria, Ecosystems, Lois Capps, Democratic Party
WASHINGTON — President Obama sought to tamp down fears Tuesday that his landmark healthcare law would raise insurance costs and cause other disruptions, saying most Americans were already benefiting from it and others soon would. "Any time you'...
It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
WASHINGTON -- Leaders of a House committee probing BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting biological attacks, complained Thursday that administration officials had blocked them from seeing documents held by two senior federal scientists...
WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists. They...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives. These lawmakers wasted little time...
After the coffee. Before figuring out where this year went. The Skinny: We made it through this week in one piece. Now we just have to get through next week until things start to return to normal. Friday's headlines include a preview of the weekend...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Several departing state lawmakers, including the former top Republican on the Senate Education Committee, are in line for six-figure, taxpayer-funded payoffs as they head into retirement. State Sen. Jeff Piccola, R-...
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