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  • Army report points to training flaws at prison

    WASHINGTON - When soldiers from a Western Maryland military police unit arrived at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad last fall to take up guard duties, there was a problem: They had never been trained in handling prisoners or running a corrections...
  • Two groups detail abuse of Afghan prisoners

    Within the past nine months, two respected human rights groups released reports describing what they said was the abuse of U.S.-held prisoners in Afghanistan, including instances of beatings, sleep deprivation and, in a small number of cases, killings...
  • Army sets 1st court-martial in abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Army officials announced yesterday that they would convene the first court-martial in what could be a string of public military trials in the abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits, 24, is scheduled for...
  • Powell says Bush was 'informed' of Red Cross concerns

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said yesterday that he and other top officials kept President Bush "fully informed ... in general terms" about complaints made by the Red Cross and others over ill-treatment of detainees in U.S. custody....
  • General testifies he didn't see Red Cross report for 3 months

    WASHINGTON - The top U.S. general in Iraq said yesterday that he did not see a report that the International Committee of the Red Cross issued in November detailing abuses at Abu Ghraib prison until three months after the military received it. His...
  • Soldier's diary details wider abuse at prison

    The Iraq journal of Staff Sgt. Ivan L. "Chip" Frederick II, penned in careful handwriting and mailed home as he feared becoming a scapegoat for egregious military misdeeds, paints a nightmarish picture of overworked, undertrained guards coping with...
  • How to Use Sunscreen Wisely

    How to Use Sunscreen Wisely
    Sunscreen is commonly hailed as safe, essential body armor. It protects us from blistering sunburn, keeps our skin from wrinkling and helps guard against squamous cell cancer. But the evidence is inconclusive as to whether sunscreens reduce the risk of...
  • The Truth About Sun Exposure

    The Truth About Sun Exposure
    We couldn't do without the sun. It keeps us warm, fuels photosynthesis so we have spinach to eat and helps our bodies make vitamin D. We couldn't see across the street without the sun. But it also has a dark side. Do we even dare sunbathe these days?...
  • June 18: Midday Fix - Skin Cancer Foundation Road to Healthy Skin Tour

    June 18: Midday Fix - Skin Cancer Foundation Road to Healthy Skin Tour
    The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer. The mission of the Foundation is to decrease the incidence of skin cancer through public and professional education and...
  • Recipe for D-Ficiency

    If the sun burned out and all the cows died, pretty soon we'd all be walking around with rickets. Happily, the sun is still shining - that's pretty much a given in this heat - and the pastures are still populated with grazing bovines. But rickets is...
  • Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter

    Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter
    Although spring may be right around the corner, winter is still here. That means the sun is sitting lower in the southern sky and most of us are spending less time outdoors because it's just too darn cold. When we do venture out, we're usually bundled...