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  • Lawmakers urge that Chinese poultry be blocked from school lunches

    Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record. In a letter, the 12...
  • Bipartisan group seeks to bar Chinese chicken from nutrition programs

    Bipartisan group seeks to bar Chinese chicken from nutrition programs
    A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to bar Chinese poultry from federal school lunch and other nutrition programs because of China's poor record on food safety. On Wednesday, 12 Democratic representatives and two Republicans called for...
  • Veteran Rep. John Conyers can appear on Michigan ballot, judge rules

    A federal judge ordered that Michigan Rep. John Conyers Jr.'s name be placed on the state's primary election ballot, likely sparing the veteran Democrat the need to mount a write-in campaign. Just hours earlier, Michigan's secretary of state agreed with...
  • Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

    Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
    Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
  • 1-800-GET-THIN centers criticized

    1-800-GET-THIN centers criticized
    Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery. In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...
  • Next cell trend lets users hold the phone

    First people were allowed to take their phone numbers with them whenever they switched wireless providers. Now, Verizon Wireless is handing consumers greater clout by allowing them to use their own handsets, not just Verizon's, on the carrier's network....
  • Auto safety bill is scaled back in face of industry opposition

    Auto safety bill is scaled back in face of industry opposition
    The sweeping legislation that grew out of Toyota Motor Corp.'s sudden-acceleration crisis — heralded as the most important auto safety bill in a decade — has been scaled back significantly in the face of auto industry opposition. The bill...
  • Pentagon, EPA at odds

     
    By Josh Mitchell and wire reports The Pentagon and the Environmental Protection Agency are mired in a dispute over the pace of environmental cleanups at Maryland's Fort Meade and Fort Detrick, where contamination from fuels and munitions for years seeped....
  • Bush at-risk species shift irks Dingell

     
    House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman John Dingell. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) by Frank James There's been no let up in the criticism by environmentalists of the Bush Administration's changes, announced yesterday, to the Endangered Species...
  • Radio and TV broadcasters on the defensive in D.C.

     
    The Consumer Electronics Assn. and the CTIA (the main trade group for the mobile phone industry) urged the Federal Communications Commission today to consider reclaiming some digital TV airwaves and dedicating them to use with wireless devices....
  • Democrats upset at media for early projection of GOP House takeover

     
    Some Democrats protested Tuesday night as the television networks and cable TV outlets said Republicans would take control of the House of Representatives — projections made well before polls closed in California and the West. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-...