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  • Watchdog Update: Pressure grows for limits on flame retardants

    Watchdog Update: Pressure grows for limits on flame retardants
    In New York state, lawmakers are moving to ban a cancer-causing flame retardant from children's products. At the U.S. Capitol, more than 100 nurses, mothers and cancer survivors marched for tougher federal regulation of the chemicals. And in Washington...
  • 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......
  • Sen. Boxer calls for tougher federal gun laws in wake of Arizona shooting

     
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Tuesday called for tougher federal gun laws, including banning large ammunition clips and federal regulations on concealed weapons permits, in the wake of the shooting rampage in Tucson that killed six and left Rep....
  • Toxic chemical rules are on Brown's agenda

     
    As Congress struggles to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, California in the next few months is expected to issue comprehensive rules curbing chemicals in consumer products such as toys, cosmetics and plastics. On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Frank...
  • Clorox comes clean: Company discloses all ingredients in all products [updated]

     
    The maker of bleach, Pine-Sol and other popular cleaning products announced Tuesday that it will disclose the specific preservatives, dyes and fragrances it uses in its cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products sold in the U.S. and Canada. The Clorox...
  • FCC investigating Fox over its operation of WWOR-TV

     
    The Federal Communications Commission is investigating News Corp.'s Fox to determine if the company misled the regulatory agency with regards to the operations of its television station WWOR-TV in Seacaucus, N.J. In a letter sent to Fox on Thursday, the.....
  • No-ride list proposed for Amtrak trains after Bin Laden 'aspiration' discovered

     
    No-ride lists which were recommended by the Sept 11 Commission should be utilized Schumer says...
  • 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........
  • Weiner's A No-Show At Salute To Israel Parade

    Weiner's A No-Show At Salute To Israel Parade
    No doubt recognizing he'd become the center of media focus, embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner chose not to participate in this year's Salute to Israel Parade. A staunch supporter of Israel, the New York Democrat has been an annual fixture at the parade, which...
  • Last-Ditch Effort To Save Rail Tunnel Project Hits Snag

    Last-Ditch Effort To Save Rail Tunnel Project Hits Snag
    Frank Lautenberg has been a vocal advocate for a new rail tunnel connecting New York to New Jersey, but Tuesday morning an effort by New Jersey's senior senator to rally support for the project was missing one big element: him. It also didn't help that...
  • Canceled NJ-NY Tunnel May Find New Life

    Canceled NJ-NY Tunnel May Find New Life
    The canceled $9 billion tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York could get a reprieve as early as Friday, depending on what the federal government brings to the table and depending on how New Jersey governor Chris Christie interprets some budget numbers....