The U.S. Senate today passed an 11-year, $1.35 trillion tax cut package, including a break for taxpayers this year as well as an across-the-board reduction in income tax rates.
Vermont Senator James M. Jeffords today delayed an exepected announcement that he would leave the Republican Party.
Leaders of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban announced today that non-Muslims will soon be required to wear identifying badges on their clothing.
By PBS NewsHour
Mad cow disease, formally known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), is a chronic degenerative disease that attacks the central nervous system of cattle, destroying brain tissue and eventually causing dementia and death. There is no known cure.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday members of the news media cannot be held liable for repeating the contents of telephone calls illegally taped by third parties.
Executives at Univision, the largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S., yesterday announced a plan to launch a second network aimed at the country's growing Hispanic population.
Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Friday the execution of convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh would be delayed until June 11.
Flanked by African leaders, President Bush today announced the U.S. would contribute $200 million to fight AIDS, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a promising new oral medication in the fight against cancer.
The U.S. Senate Thursday approved a 2002 budget plan that features a smaller tax cut than President Bush sought, but paves the way for a reduction in government spending.
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