Trace amounts of anthrax were found today in the on-site mail rooms of the State Department and the Supreme Court, as well as inside buildings that house the Food and Drug Administration and the Voice of America.
Traces of anthrax bacteria were detected in off-site mail facilities for the Supreme Court, the Central Intelligence Agency, the State Department and other buildings.
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The following is the full text of President Bush's remarks at the White House signing of the of USA Patriot Act of 2001, that allows sweeping anti-terrorism legislation.
A worker at an off-site State Dept. mailroom in Sterling, Va. has been hospitalized with inhalation anthrax.
In a show of near Congressional unanimity, the Senate followed the House in adopting a sweeping new anti-terrorism bill. The 98-1 vote sends the compromise bill to the president for his signature.
The Justice Department and German officials have identified three fugitives suspected of helping orchestrate the terrorist attacks of September 11.
In a dramatic move to salvage the struggling peace process in Northern Ireland, the outlawed Irish Republican Army today announced it had begun disarming.
D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams today announced that two U.S. Postal Service employees died yesterday from anthrax. The disclosure comes as two additional postal employees remain hospitalized with the pulmonary disease.
Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge said the deaths of two Washington D.C. postal workers today were "likely due to anthrax." Two other postal employees remain hospitalized, battling the potentially deadly inhaled form of the disease.
A postal worker in Washington, D.C. is "gravely ill" with the inhaled form of anthrax, leading government officials to test as many as 2,300 postal employees, D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams said today.
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