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  • EPA vows investigation of flame retardants, which Tribune investigated

    EPA vows investigation of flame retardants, which Tribune investigated
    — TheU.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced it will conduct a broad investigation of flame retardants that a Tribune series identified as examples of the government's failure to protect Americans from toxic chemicals. Meanwhile,...
  • Chemical companies are grilled about flame retardants

    Chemical companies are grilled about flame retardants
    — The world's leading manufacturers of flame retardants faced scathing criticism Tuesday from U.S. senators angered by what they called the industry's misuse of science, misleading testimony and creation of a phony consumer group that stoked the...
  • Cardin, Mikulski urge Obama to speed withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Sens. Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski urged President Barack Obama on Wednesdayto speed the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan. The Maryland Democrats joined a group of 24 senators in declaring the mission in Afghanistan...
  • EPA probes flame retardants but lacks power to ban

    EPA probes flame retardants but lacks power to ban
    As the Obama administration launches a broad investigation of flame retardants used in furniture and other household goods, the nation's top environmental regulators are running into the limitations of a federal law that makes it practically impossible to...
  • Apple bans DUI apps

     
    Drinking and driving? Don't look to Apple for help. In an update of its App Store review guidelines Wednesday, the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant explicitly banned apps that warn drivers of DUI checkpoints not disclosed publicly by police. "Apps which........
  • Jerry Brown fires back at Chris Christie, calls for a fitness contest

     
    It appears that Gov. Jerry Brown is game for a cross-country rivalry with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie....
  • Obama suggests bad times require keeping Jon Corzine as New Jersey governor

     
    Full text. Having Jon Corzine as governor hasn't helped the economy so far. Maybe keeping him longer will....
  • Senators: Don’t Drill

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau Florida Senator Bill Nelson and nine other coastal-state Democrats have warned fellow senators not to expand offshore oil drilling as part of legislation to diminish global warming. Their letter to negotiators who...
  • Gulf oil spill: Senators call for criminal, civil charges against BP

     
    Eight senators urged U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric J. Holder on Monday to open up an inquiry of oil giant BP in connection with the April 20 well blowout that has been pouring an estimated 210,000 gallons of crude daily into......
  • Senate Dems vow action on energy bill

     
    by Lisa Mascaro Moved by photos of the devastation from the Gulf oil spill, Democratic senators emerged this afternoon from a caucus-wide meeting determined to tackle a comprehensive energy bill this summer -- regardless of legislation's ability to win...
  • FCC gets caught in crossfire of Fox and Cablevision fight

     
    With less than five hours before their current contract expires, News Corp.'s Fox and Cablevision Systems Corp. seem to be more interested in taking shots at each other than trying to strike a new deal that will keep Fox channels......