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Out beyond the swank poolside bar at Hanoi's Metropole hotel, which I visited last month, a gated entrance opens onto a dark set of stairs. At the bottom is a dank and musty bomb shelter, and, for those who can read Vietnamese, a sign in golden...
L.A. NOWSettlements worth $50 million combined have been reached over the cleanup of a 160-acre Superfund site in Rialto, where the water supply was contaminated as companies manufactured munitions, fireworks and rocket motors, federal authorities said....
Re "A toxic battleground," Nov. 25 Residents of Kettleman City, Calif., claim that toxic waste dumped into a nearby landfill is responsible for illnesses, birth defects and even some children's deaths. Consider India, where crowding in parts of the...
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Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
WASHINGTON -- President-unelect Rick Santorum made his triumphant return to the Capitol on Monday afternoon and took up a brave new cause: He is opposing disabled people. Specifically, Santorum, joined by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, declared his wish that...
The argument that same sex couples should have an equal right to marry is not to be taken lightly. It appeals to Americans' ingrained sense that everyone should be treated fairly. It is memorialized in the Constitution's 14th Amendment, which guarantees...
Weight-loss drugs have so far been a complete bust. But they may be verging on a comeback, now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved two new prescription diet pills for the first time in more than a decade. Both weight-loss medications...
Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive. The girl — whose...
St. Petersburg Lakewood twin defensive backs Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin said Friday night after the Spartans' 37-13 win over Bishop Moore, that they remain fully committed to UCF, but will still be taking official visits after the playoffs. The...
LONDON — Oscar Pistorius marches into Olympic Stadium with a limping gait of an old man, and the only thing you see, the only place you look, the only thing that matters, are his legs. They are blades. Goodness, they really are blades. Their...
KWCH Eyewitness NewsHe is a self-confessed speed freak who has loved motorbikes and action sports since he was a child. But South African sprint champion, Oscar Pistorius is a double amputee due to a birth defect. He has been wearing prosthetic legs since he was just one...
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HealthYears ago, when I was a student at Penn State, a NORML activist cornered me and tried to talk me into supporting the “legalize marijuana” cause. Keep in mind that this was many years before the state of California approved the use of medical...
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