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Report: 2001 Anthrax Attacks Were Preventable
The Army scientist believed to have caused the 2001 anthrax attacks that left five dead and paralyzed Capitol Hill and media organizations had severe psychological problems, was obsessed with a sorority and should never have been given security clearance or access to deadly pathogens, according to
Tommy Thompson: Anthrax Attacks Could Happen Again, 10 Years Later
The 10th anniversary of 9/11 means the 10th anniversary of the anthrax attacks – which killed five and infected more than a dozen others, while scaring a wide swatch of the nation — is approaching A decade on, America is just as vulnerable to a...
Panel can't rule out other sources of deadly anthrax spores
A science panel found Tuesday that the FBI's evidence in the anthrax mailings in 2001 shows "genetic similarities" between the bacteria used in the mailings and a strain first grown at a federal biodefense lab. The National Research Council panel notes that it "cannot rule out" that there were
Panel Review Questions FBI Theory in Anthrax Attacks After 9/11
Army Scientist Bruce Ivins, Who Committed Suicide in 2008, Was Long the Prime Suspect
Saying It Will Put Lives At Risk, White House Threatens to Veto Intelligence Bill Over Transparency and Oversight Issues
In letters to the heads of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees the White House threatened to veto the Intelligence Authorization bill because its demands for transparency and oversight would, in some cases, put American lives at risk, in the view of the Obama administration.
Clem's Chronicles: Tiger Woods/Housing Crisis/Austin, TX follow-up
TGIF folks-have a great weekend. Today's news recap follows..... TIGER WOODS/”I AM DEEPLY SORRY”-Well what did YOU think? Going into it, many folks were put off by the conditions. John Berman said“This was such a carefully orchestrated event, stage managed...
The Top 10 Health Scares Of The Decade
While the past decade has seen great strides in medical technology, it hasn't seen solutions to all of our health problems. There were novel viruses that threatened to kill us all. There were toxins in our children's toys , and we were told to worry about the junk they were eating . Some of these
Tom Ridge on the Controversy over Terror Threats
Former governor and Homeland Security Secretary discusses post 9/11 conversation
Anthrax may be tough, but it gets sick, too
Anthrax may be the baddest bacteria on the block, but anthrax gets sick, too. Just like you, bacteria get the bug, viruses called bacteriophages. Bacteriophages are just small viruses, tiny and elegant packages of genes that inject themselves into the machinery of cells, using them to churn out