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Official: Professor Sent Anthrax Packet To Pakistani Prime Minister

Posted 04.02.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- A university professor sent a packet containing anthrax to the office of Pakistan's prime minister in October last year, his spokesman sa...

Christmas Meets Politics: Chatting With Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French and The Mavericks' Raul Malo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Food Safety and Terrorism

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

Welcome to the wacky, dysfunctional world of the "war on terrorism" -- American division -- post 9/11 -- where inaction on food safety could threaten both the economy and our security.

Chatting With Joe Jackson And Earl Klugh, Plus Mick Harvey's "The Ballad Of Jay Givens" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Joe Jackson, performing is the best part of the "madness" that he's involved in. It's better than being in the studio or anything else.

Anthrax Threat Turns Out To Be Poop

Lake Forest, CA Patch | Sarah De Crescenzo | Email the Author | 1:14pm | Posted 08.18.2011 | Los Angeles

A potentially deadly investigation turned revolting Saturday when a bomb squad team tracked down a man threatening to use anthrax and instead found a ...

Mystery Continues: More Suspicious Letters Containing White Powder Turn Up At D.C. Schools

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.06.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — More than three dozen suspicious but apparently harmless letters addressed to District of Columbia schools appear to have been mail...

Anthrax Attacks: Report On Bruce Ivins Faults Army In 2001 Mailings

latimes.com | David Willman, Special to the Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Army scientist believed responsible for the 2001 anthrax letter attacks that killed five people and crippled mail delivery in parts of the country...

Anthrax Report Casts Doubt On FBI Science

Washington Post | Jerry Markon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A panel of prominent scientists is casting new doubt on scientific evidence that was a key part of the FBI's case against Bruce E. Ivins, the deceased...

The Eisenbergs' Wall of Fame

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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Jay DeVaughn Pleads Guilty In Obama Anthrax Hoax

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A man from the Denver area has pleaded guilty to sending letters containing white powder to President Barack Obama, members of Congress...

If Deficits Don't Matter, Does Contract Abuse?

Scott Lilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Lilly

It is remarkable how many people claim to be sincerely interested in reducing the federal budget deficit but have seemingly have no interest in taking on these kinds of abuse in contracting.

Con Games: Be Very Afraid, America

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Before 9/11 Commissioner Richard Ben-Veniste talked about the "menu of horrible possibilities" at the Aspen Security Forum, I had already met the guy in the stained suit running for President since he was 12 years old.

Marc McMain Keyser, Fake Anthrax Mailer, Sentenced To Four Years In Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 66-year-old Sacramento man who admitted mailing dozens of fake anthrax samples around the country has been sentenced to f...

Managing Risks in Public Policy: Impact vs. Probability?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Walking barefoot through airport security makes little sense if our ports are unprotected. Let's gather the courage to redirect our resources to risks that are high probability and high impact.

Setting the Bar Too High For Al Qaeda

Jeremy White | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy White

While the vast majority of the Bush administration's security policies produced nothing more than a frightened U.S. population, its scare tactics might have actually cut Al Qaeda off at the knees.

Ogden IRS Building Evacuated: 'Suspicious Substance' Found, Hazmat Called To IRS Building In Utah

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OGDEN, Utah — A suspicious substance found at an IRS building in Ogden, Utah, on Monday is not hazardous, an official with the U.S. Postal Inspe...

Anthrax Case Formally Closed By FBI

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The FBI sought to close the book on its long, frustrating hunt for the killer behind the 2001 anthrax letters Friday, formally endi...

Fall Out Boy Split: Are They Done For Good?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Since Fall Out Boy announced that they were taking 2010 off last summer, rumors have floated about whether the bad is done for good. This week, Fall O...

Anthrax In heroin kills eight in Europe: report

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) -- Eight people have died of anthrax infection from using suspected contaminated heroin, European health authorities said on Saturday...

Biolabs Multiplying Like Rabbits: A Clear and Present Danger

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

The dangers posed by biolabs often fly under the radar, but that may be changing. The public would do well to question the knee-jerk "security at all costs" policy of the federal government.

I Must Have Anthrax, The Internet Says So

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

It is okay to research and gather information when various symptoms present themselves, but avoid self-diagnosis. Leave diagnosis up to your primary care physician or medical specialist.

Something You Should Know About Profits, Vaccines and Tort Reform

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

More research needs to be done on the companies supplying the vaccines for the troops. They and their well-connected investors are subsidized by the government, which supplies troops for human testing.

Scottish Heroin Contaminated With Anthrax

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Contaminated heroin may have caused an anthrax outbreak among drug addicts in Scotland, killing six people and infecting 12 in total, h...

Anthrax Scare: Suspicious Powder Sent To French, Austrian, Consulates

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Envelopes containing suspicious powder were sent to three foreign consulates in Manhattan on Monday, but initial tests suggested the ...

Suspicious Powder Found At AmEx Headquarters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City police are investigating suspicious white powder found in envelopes at American Express Co. headquarters, near the site...