It's been here for decades, but that didn't stop them from continuing the horrible practice of feeding cows meat and blood products. Now the Federal government will have even more excuses to get involved in the destruction of independent agriculture in the United States, when it's big corporate farms that have caused this:
USDA Probes First Mad Cow Case in U.S.
Mad cow disease has never been found in the United States before this incident despite intensive testing for it.
Condi and the 9/11 Commission
National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice is apparently not keen on going under oath for the Kean 9/11 commission.
United States leaps back into nuclear arms race
Buried in the energy bill signed by the president earlier this month are three little lines. The amounts are small, but together they do nothing less than put the United States on the road to developing and eventually testing new nuclear weapons for the first time since the end of the Cold War.
Across US, jobless losing benefits
More than 90,000 people who have been out of work for months will lose their federal benefits today, when a program to aid the long-term unemployed expires.
Calif. Quake Kills Two, Injures Dozens
Rescue efforts were called off as darkness fell over this central California city following a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that rocked the state's coast, killing two people, injuring dozens more and prompting fears that aftershocks might cause more damage in the days to come.
NTSB to investigate FedEx jet fire today
Employees at businesses near Memphis International Airport were going about their daily routines when they heard two loud explosions and felt the walls of their buildings quake. It wasn't a bomb, but a FedEx cargo jet that had caught fire while landing Thursday.