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PICTURES: How Food Contamination Outbreaks Have Affected the U.S.

Four suspected cases of E. Coli infections have been identified in Americans who have recently traveled to Hamburg, Germany, the alleged origin of the latest produce-contamination outbreak. We survey global food-contamination outbreaks—namely of E.Coli and Salmonella—over the past five years and reveal how they affected Americans.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:40pm

Pelosi Calls for Weinergate Investigation

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for an investigation into Rep. Anthony Weiner's actions in the wake of his very dramatic press conference Monday--with an unexpected cartoonish intro from Andrew Breitbart--in which he came clean about sending women he met online sexually-charged messages and photos.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:40pm

Comment of the Day: Forget Breitbart, Weiner Got Himself Into This

Commenter Nathan Guest pointed it out hours before Andrew Breitbart hijacked Anthony Weiner's press conference to respond to those criticizing his decision to publish the Weiner photos: think what you may about Breitbart, but Weiner's only got himself to blame, here. 

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:40pm

Time Editor to Head Bono's ONE Campaign

Time magazine editor Michael Elliott is poised to take over as president and CEO of ONE, Bono’s global anti-poverty charity foundation, on August 1.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm

Comment of the Day: Forget Breitbart, Weiner Got Himself Into This One

Commenter Nathan Guest pointed it out hours before Andrew Breitbart hijacked Anthony Weiner's press conference to respond to those criticizing his decision to publish the Weiner photos: think what you may about Breitbart, but Weiner's only got himself to blame, here. 

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm

Pelosi Calls For Ethics Investigation of Weiner

The top Democrat in the House, Nancy Pelosi, on Monday called for an ethics investigation of Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.

"I am deeply disappointed and saddened about this situation; for Anthony's wife, Huma, his family, his staff and his constituents."

Pelosi issued a statement after Weiner told a news conference he sent a lewd photograph of himself to one of his Twitter followers and then lied about it. He said that he tweeted the picture by accident, instead of sending it directly, but admitted to other instances of improper communications with other women.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm

Weiner: 'I Lied' About Lewd Photo

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., admitted to sending a lewd picture of himself to a woman by accident and making up a story about his Twitter account being hacked.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm

Gov. Perry's Prayer Summit: Testing The Waters?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to host a prayer meeting on August 6—stoking speculation that he's raising his national profile for a possible presidential run.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm

Weiner: 'The Picture Was of Me and I Sent It'

Rep. Anthony Weiner admitted that the photo of a man's crotch posted on Twitter last week was of the congressman in a press conference Monday. Weiner teared up in a press conference in which he said he'd had sexually-explicit exchanges with about six women over the last three years. He never met them in person and so did not have physical relationships with them.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:40pm

How Weiner Fell into the Twitter Direct-Message Trap

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., learned the hard way that nothing is private on Twitter.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 5:40pm