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The new rules for poultry plant inspection, announced Thursday, will focus more on food safety than quality. Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in...
When Miles Scott, a 5-year-old in remission after a three-year battle with leukemia, said he wanted to be Batman last year, he wasn’t kidding. And the San Francisco Make-A-Wish Foundation took him at his word and made him a real “Batkid...
Photo by Wikimedia user BetacommandBot WASHINGTON — CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier...
Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House...
A colorized, magnified electron microscope image of the Ebola virus growing out of an infected VERO 46 cell. Image by NIAID The World Health Organization announced a $100 million response plan Thursday to control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa,...
Linda Winslow, Executive Producer of the PBS NewsHour, shared this memo with the staff this morning: I am delighted to announce that we have a new Executive Producer of the PBS NewsHour. She is Sara Just, currently the Deputy Washington Bureau...