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.

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What is mad cow disease?

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.