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BLM Chooses Areas for Solar Farms

Calling it the beginning of a historic effort, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced on Monday that the U.S. government will set aside 670,000 acres of public land for the creation of solar farms. Federal officials intend to create 24 en...   read more

China Makes More Than Half of Recalled Goods in U.S….And Gets Away with It

More than 50% of all consumer products recalled in 2008 by the federal government were made in China, which continues to sell faulty and dangerous goods due to a lack of accountability in the court systems of both countries. Recalls by the Consume...   read more

Are Mortgage Companies Sabotaging Obama’s Anti-Foreclosure Plan?

A $75 billion plan to prevent millions of families from losing their homes has become bogged down as a result of mortgage lenders reacting too slowly to the crisis, leading some experts to wonder if banks are deliberately undermining President Bar...   read more

Obama Inching Towards Bush View Ending Habeas Corpus

After months of reviewing the cases of Guantánamo detainees, the Obama administration has reached the same conclusions as the Bush White House: Forget the courts (both military and civilian), forget Congress, and just keep suspected terrorists loc...   read more

Withdrawing From Iraqi Cities, but Not Really

As with almost any agreement, there’s always the fine print. Iraqis making plans to celebrate the “victory” of American troops pulling out of their cities by June 30 might want to check out certain, little-noticed exceptions to the Status of Force...   read more

Michael Jackson: A Photo to Remember

It was just by coincidence that I became acquainted with Michael Jackson. It was 1983 and my wife, Flora, was pregnant with our first child. Frequently, we ate at a vegetarian restaurant called The Golden Temple. Generally we went during the hours...   read more

Forgotten Victims of the Central Park Jogger Rape Case

On June 28 New Yorkers will participate in the five-mile “Hope and Possibility” run, an event inspired by the recovery of Trisha Meili, a young woman who was raped and brutally assaulted in Central Park on April 19, 1989. In 2004, Meili finally we...   read more

Newly Released Documents Show Saudi Ruling Family Support for Al-Qaeda

Even if a lawsuit by families of those who died during the September 11, 2001, attacks is not successful in court, the effort may result in shedding light on long-alleged connections between al-Qaeda and the Saudi royal family.   Lawyers represe...   read more

Iran Government Arresting Journalists

At least 24 journalists and bloggers have been arrested in Iran since the contested presidential election on June 12, bringing the total to 33 locked up in prison, according to Reporters Without Borders. The media watchdog group, which calls Iran ...   read more

Iran Leaders Admit Votes Exceeded Voters in 50 Cities

Government officials in Iran ordered security forces on Monday to crackdown on demonstrators protesting results from the presidential election two weeks ago—even though the country’s top election panel admitted considerable irregularities were fou...   read more

Goldman Sachs Plans Record Bonuses

Goldman Sachs has managed to double dip its way through the U.S. government’s efforts to help Wall Street and the national economy rebound from the financial crisis that struck last year. Not only has Goldman Sachs received federal bailout funds (...   read more

First Woman to Command Air Force Tactical Squadron

Lt. Col. Deanna Violette became the first woman to assume command of a fighter squadron in the U.S. Air Force on Thursday, taking control of the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Carson, CO. Violette is a product of the military’s decis...   read more

EPA Declares First-Ever Public Health Emergency

The small town of Libby, Montana, home to one of the worst cases of asbestos contamination in the country, has prompted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to declare its first-ever public health emergency. Coming under the Comprehensive Envi...   read more

Supreme Court, 5-4, Rejects Constitutional Right to DNA Testing

Although its ruling rejected any constitutional right to DNA testing by prisoners, a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Thursday is not expected to drastically affect efforts by inmates across the country to challenge their convictions through genetic...   read more

Did McChrystal Distort His Involvement in Torture?

When the new commander of the war in Afghanistan, Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal, testified before Congress last week, he gave lawmakers the impression that he was not a supporter of the torture methods employed by the military against insurgents in ...   read more

Bush Administration Allowed Chinese to Abuse Anti-Communist Guantánamo Prisoners

It turns out that the United States wasn’t the only government conducting interrogations of detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. With the permission of the Bush administration, representatives of the People’s Republic of China were allowed in 2002 t...   read more
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Top Stories

2913 to 2928 of about 3080 News
Prev 1 ... 181 182 183 184 185 ... 193 Next

BLM Chooses Areas for Solar Farms

Calling it the beginning of a historic effort, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced on Monday that the U.S. government will set aside 670,000 acres of public land for the creation of solar farms. Federal officials intend to create 24 en...   read more

China Makes More Than Half of Recalled Goods in U.S….And Gets Away with It

More than 50% of all consumer products recalled in 2008 by the federal government were made in China, which continues to sell faulty and dangerous goods due to a lack of accountability in the court systems of both countries. Recalls by the Consume...   read more

Are Mortgage Companies Sabotaging Obama’s Anti-Foreclosure Plan?

A $75 billion plan to prevent millions of families from losing their homes has become bogged down as a result of mortgage lenders reacting too slowly to the crisis, leading some experts to wonder if banks are deliberately undermining President Bar...   read more

Obama Inching Towards Bush View Ending Habeas Corpus

After months of reviewing the cases of Guantánamo detainees, the Obama administration has reached the same conclusions as the Bush White House: Forget the courts (both military and civilian), forget Congress, and just keep suspected terrorists loc...   read more

Withdrawing From Iraqi Cities, but Not Really

As with almost any agreement, there’s always the fine print. Iraqis making plans to celebrate the “victory” of American troops pulling out of their cities by June 30 might want to check out certain, little-noticed exceptions to the Status of Force...   read more

Michael Jackson: A Photo to Remember

It was just by coincidence that I became acquainted with Michael Jackson. It was 1983 and my wife, Flora, was pregnant with our first child. Frequently, we ate at a vegetarian restaurant called The Golden Temple. Generally we went during the hours...   read more

Forgotten Victims of the Central Park Jogger Rape Case

On June 28 New Yorkers will participate in the five-mile “Hope and Possibility” run, an event inspired by the recovery of Trisha Meili, a young woman who was raped and brutally assaulted in Central Park on April 19, 1989. In 2004, Meili finally we...   read more

Newly Released Documents Show Saudi Ruling Family Support for Al-Qaeda

Even if a lawsuit by families of those who died during the September 11, 2001, attacks is not successful in court, the effort may result in shedding light on long-alleged connections between al-Qaeda and the Saudi royal family.   Lawyers represe...   read more

Iran Government Arresting Journalists

At least 24 journalists and bloggers have been arrested in Iran since the contested presidential election on June 12, bringing the total to 33 locked up in prison, according to Reporters Without Borders. The media watchdog group, which calls Iran ...   read more

Iran Leaders Admit Votes Exceeded Voters in 50 Cities

Government officials in Iran ordered security forces on Monday to crackdown on demonstrators protesting results from the presidential election two weeks ago—even though the country’s top election panel admitted considerable irregularities were fou...   read more

Goldman Sachs Plans Record Bonuses

Goldman Sachs has managed to double dip its way through the U.S. government’s efforts to help Wall Street and the national economy rebound from the financial crisis that struck last year. Not only has Goldman Sachs received federal bailout funds (...   read more

First Woman to Command Air Force Tactical Squadron

Lt. Col. Deanna Violette became the first woman to assume command of a fighter squadron in the U.S. Air Force on Thursday, taking control of the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Carson, CO. Violette is a product of the military’s decis...   read more

EPA Declares First-Ever Public Health Emergency

The small town of Libby, Montana, home to one of the worst cases of asbestos contamination in the country, has prompted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to declare its first-ever public health emergency. Coming under the Comprehensive Envi...   read more

Supreme Court, 5-4, Rejects Constitutional Right to DNA Testing

Although its ruling rejected any constitutional right to DNA testing by prisoners, a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Thursday is not expected to drastically affect efforts by inmates across the country to challenge their convictions through genetic...   read more

Did McChrystal Distort His Involvement in Torture?

When the new commander of the war in Afghanistan, Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal, testified before Congress last week, he gave lawmakers the impression that he was not a supporter of the torture methods employed by the military against insurgents in ...   read more

Bush Administration Allowed Chinese to Abuse Anti-Communist Guantánamo Prisoners

It turns out that the United States wasn’t the only government conducting interrogations of detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. With the permission of the Bush administration, representatives of the People’s Republic of China were allowed in 2002 t...   read more
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