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  • U.S. House panel requests probe of federal labs

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee investigating the mishandling of anthrax at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asked a federal watchdog agency on Thursday to review U.S. lab procedures for handling dangerous pathogens.
  • House Republicans Investigate FCC Over Spectrum Auction Waiver to Obama Donor

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee is asking the FCC for information on how it decided to grant a waiver to a company controlled by a donor and fund raiser to President Obama's presidential campaigns. The focus is a July 23 waiver granted to Grain...

    Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab safety pledges: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers investigating repeated safety lapses at government laboratories questioned Thursday whether the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was up to the task of fixing the problem, given similar...

    U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst of anthrax crisis

    U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst of anthrax crisis
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 eminent scientists from a 23-member panel that advises the government on how and whether research on dangerous pathogens should be...

    Could Aereo Get Relief From Congress? Don't Bet on It

    The Supreme Court's ruling on Aereo may have done little to shift the media landscape from the status quo, but some Capitol Hill lawmakers say the decision shows the need to update copyright and communications laws for the digital age. In fact, Justice...