Politics

  • December 31, 2003   BY Admin 

    Italian police detained eight former officials and outside auditors of the food company Parmalat Wednesday as part of a widening investigation into fraud at the now bankrupt corporate giant. Continue reading

  • December 31, 2003  

    U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself Tuesday from the investigation into the disclosure of an undercover CIA officer. The Justice Department named U.S. attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as a special counsel to oversee the investigation. Elaine Shannon of Time magazine talks about the latest developments. Continue reading

  • December 31, 2003  

    As Americans prepared to ring in the new year, unprecedented security measures were in place from coast to coast. Homeland security and counterterrorism experts assess the heightened terror alert and the nation’s security preparations. Continue reading

  • December 31, 2003  

    Former NATO Supreme Commander Wesley Clark speaks to voters in Manchester, N.H., in the latest snapshot of the 2004 presidential candidates on the campaign trial. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2003   BY Admin 

    The Department of Agriculture announced new beef regulations including banning meat from cattle that are unable to walk from the human food supply – a rule that would have prevented the slaughter of the U.S. cow later diagnosed with mad cow disease. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2003   BY Admin 

    The skies over New York, Washington and other cities will be off-limits to certain aircraft and patrolled by military planes on New Year’s Eve as part of an increased vigilance against terror attacks, the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2003  

    Now that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has consented to opening his borders to U.N. weapons inspectors, the international community has begun to debate who should dismantle the country’s weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2003  

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it will ban the use of the popular diet drug ephedra. FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan discusses the agency’s decision. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2003  

    The International Atomic Energy Agency said Tuesday it does not require U.S. help in dismantling Libya’s nuclear weapons program. Experts discuss the United States’ credibility in doing the job and the IAEA’s capability. Continue reading

  • December 26, 2003   BY Admin 

    Investigators have identified one of the two suicide bombers who tried to assassinate Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Thursday — the second attempt in 11 days. Continue reading