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  • You say tomato, FDA says dunno

     
    Farmer Robert Dodd displays some of his tomato crop at his farm in Hanover County, Va., June 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) by Stephen J. Hedges The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken its hits this week for......
  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
  • GAO gives U.S. food safety low marks

     
    by Stephen J. Hedges The Government Accountability Office released an audit Monday suggesting at least six other countries and the European Union have better food safety systems than the United States. The 97-page audit was requested by two of the......
  • Salmonella mystery: the smoking pepper

     
    by Stephen J. Hedges Call it the smoking jalapeno. After nearly two months of mystery, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified a jalepeno pepper that is contaminated with the same strain of Salmonella saintpaul that has sickened more......
  • Evan Bayh's wife: Corporate board pay

     
    by Mark Silva Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh is viewed as a possible do-no-harm running mate for Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. But the corporate work that Bayh's wife has done could be cause for doubts in the running-mate vetting department.......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. The Democratic convention is finished and now the attention turns to the Republicans and their convention next week in St. Paul. Meantime, Republican presidential contender John McCain is unveiling his running mate today at a rally in......
  • Are you ready for Hanna?

     
    Okay, so Hanna is not a hurricane. And it's likely to be weakened by the time it crosses the Carolinas and Southeastern Virginia and finally reaches Delmarva.No matter. Hanna will be a windy storm, with gobs of rain. The barometer has begun......
  • Hurricane Ike: Feds outline preparations

     
    by Frank James The Feds have issued a press release outlining the preparations they've made for Hurricane Ike. The release has some useful information. For instance, there are more than 1,000 high-water vehicles at the ready to conduct search-and-rescue.....
  • Sarah Palin: McCain's assignments set

     
    by Jill Zuckman GOLDEN, Colo. - In the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Gov. Sarah Palin told voters in an equestrian center here that she and Sen. John McCain have already worked out her portfolio "if we are so blessed"......
  • Olympian takes to Hill for MD research

     
    American winner of eight swimming gold medals Michael Phelps (2nd R) attends a photocall for the Speedo Athlete Media Day fellow U.S. team member Ryan Lochte (2nd L) and Australian swimmers Eamon Sullivan (L) and Grant Hackett (R) during......
  • Car Crashes Spike on Election Day

     
    Hold up! Whatever you do, do not vote this November! Canadian researchers recently found that traffic deaths spiked on Election Day, based on an analysis of presidential elections dating back to 1976, when Jimmy Carter faced down Gerald Ford. An......