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  • Bush's pardon roster: Sparing once more

    by Mark Silva It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the Justice Department, with word that President Bush has offered clemency to several convicts, as presidents are wont to do near the ends of their terms. Yet, this...
  • How do cell phones affect young brains?

    How do cell phones affect young brains?
    Cell phone safety warnings are generally designed for a large man with a big head who talks less than half an hour a day. The average toddler's head, however, weighs about half as much and is far more susceptible to the microwave radiation the phone...

    Restaurants skip required nutrition info; officials choose not to care

    Only five years ago, California enacted a pioneering law that required restaurants to put nutritional information on menus. For the first time, consumers were empowered to make informed decisions about what they ate. So it seems crazy that it's even a...

    Household hazardous waste poses big problems

    Household hazardous waste poses big problems
    Have you ever put a leftover bag of lawn chemicals in the garbage? Leftover motor oil? Driveway sealer? Paint remover? Oven cleaner? George and Eunice Schermerhorn of Whitehall are too responsible to do that. After a minor spill from a rusted quart of...

    Earth Day: Love your car, save the planet

    Those of us who were around in 1969 — a year unlike any other, for so many reasons — could not be surprised that the idea for Earth Day began that year with a proposal from Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson, who mentioned the concept to a small...