Kids may not like the peas and carrots served up by the nation’s school
lunch program, but many of the country’s leading food companies enjoy
the billions of dollars in sales that bring those vegetables to their
plates. Behind the overcooked vegetables and steam-table...
According to a report released yesterday, 25.6 million pounds of
antibiotics are mixed with farm animals’ food every year -- almost all
of it concentrated in just 23 states, mainly in the Mid-Atlantic and
Nearly 70 percent of all the antibiotics used in the US...
JE McNeil, who heads the Centre for Conscience and War in Washington
DC, a Christian group whose members also staff the GI Rights Hotline,
said many troops she spoke with had been lied to by recruiters. "I had
an 18-year-old who was told he did not have to serve in...
Prepared for tsunami? By now everybody along the Oregon coast is aware of the possibility that a tsunami might strike. The Asian catastrophe saw to that. But nobody is in a panic, because the facts are clear and simple: If you feel an earthquake, get out of the flood zone and...
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By the time that geophysicist and seismologist Lori Dengler walked to the podium, the room was completely silent. Her task was to describe what the next Cascadia earthquake probably will be like, but "our point here is not to terrify you. In fact, I fully expect to survive...
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