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  • Sebelius, HHS pick, ready for Senate

     
    by Noam N. Levey Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius won the backing of a divided Senate Finance Committee today, likely clearing the way for her confirmation as President Barack Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services. Sebelius, the last of Obama's........
  • Swine flu: Border closings won't work

     
    by Mark Silva and updated With the confirmed cases of swine flu in the United States growing and spreading to more states, the White House continues to face questions about closing the border with Mexico, where the flu has been......
  • Swine flu 'easing:' Sanjay Gupta says so

     
    by Mark Silva Before this week of swine-flu hysteria is out, we should be able to declare a moratorium on cable television's use of the term: "Global pandemic.'' And talk about stoking the fever: "Are you more concerned today than......
  • Swine flu, FAA 'photo-ops' and panic

     
    by Mark Silva On panic and panic prevention: The White House could have a flu pandemic on its hands, with more than 150 dead in Mexico and 28 cases of the flu confirmed in New York City. So the Federal......
  • Survey: 49% Prefer Cars That Could Drive Themselves

     
    I???m sure that to most auto enthusiasts, the dawn of driverless car technology is as unwanted as a new three-cylinder Geo Metro, but it may surprise you to learn that not all drivers agree. In fact, 49% of people would......
  • Swine flu: Obama's handling rated well

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama's handling of the swine-flu outbreak - oops, H1N1 virus situation - is getting good grades, a few days into the "emerging'' situation, as Obama calls it. Two-thirds of those surveyed Tuesday night by the......
  • Swine flu death in U.S. confirmed

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 10:40 am EDT The swine flu outbreak has claimed its first victim in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control: A 23-month old child who died in Texas. "We are closely......
  • Biden's transit warning: W.H. cleanup

     
    by Mark Silva The White House found itself today in the position of having to clean up after Vice President Joe Biden's remarks about avoiding planes and trains because of the flu. "I think what the vice president meant to......
  • 'Doc' Obama on swine flu: Crisis of a different kind

     
    Sounding a bit like the nation's physician, President Barack Obama stuck Wednesday night to standard protocol in addressing the first domestic public-health emergency of his 100-day-old administration. The swine flu outbreak came up right at the start...
  • Biden: Planes, trains bad idea with flu

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with reaction Vice President Joe Biden, calling the closing of the Mexican border "a monumental undertaking'' and not an effective means of combating the spread of swine flu, offered his own personal prescription today: Stay........
  • Swine flu: 'Encouraging signs,' CDC says

     
    by Mark Silva Federal health authorities see "encouraging signs'' that the new flu outbreak is not as severe as many feared when much of the attention toward "swine flu,'' now called the H1N1 virus, focused on deaths in Mexico. While......