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  • November 21, 2006  

    A Mt. Sinai report found 60 percent of Sept. 11 first responders who breathed contaminated dust and smoke at the World Trade Center attack site now suffer from respiratory problems. The NewsHour reports on lingering health problems and help given to the aid workers. Continue reading

  • May 31, 2006  

    The Nebraska Legislature voted to divide Omaha’s public schools into three racially identifiable districts, prompting the NAACP to file a lawsuit against the state arguing that the law “intentionally furthers racial segregation.” Continue reading

  • June 10, 2005   BY Admin 

    Citigroup Inc., the nation’s biggest financial institution, has agreed to pay $2 billion to investors in a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of helping energy giant Enron doctor its financial statements and create off-the-books partnerships. Continue reading

  • January 20, 1998  

    Oprah Winfrey and representatives of the Beef industry went to trial in a case that tests the boundaries of food defamation laws passed by Texas and 12 other states recently. Winfrey made disparaging remarks about beef on her popular talk show two years ago, which cattlemen say caused a drop in the price of beef. Continue reading

  • January 16, 1998  

    Oprah Winfrey and representatives of the Beef industry went to trial in a case that tests the boundaries of food defamation laws passed by Texas and 12 other states recently. What effect will food defamation laws have? Continue reading

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