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  • Over 200 Sickened in Meningitis Outbreak, Deaths Rise to 15

    Over 200 Sickened in Meningitis Outbreak, Deaths Rise to 15
    The number of documented U.S. cases of fungal meningitis has risen yet again, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 205 infections Sunday, including 15 deaths. The latest tally is over a dozen more than the agency reported Friday....
  • Meningitis Cases Rise to 214 with 15 Deaths

    Meningitis Cases Rise to 214 with 15 Deaths
    Criminal investigators from the Department of Justice and the Food and Drug Administration were at a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company on Tuesday with a search warrant, a company spokesman said. Federal officials say that more issues have been...
  • CDC reports Indiana's second meningitis death

    CDC reports Indiana's second meningitis death
    The number of documented U.S. cases of fungal meningitis has risen yet again, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 214 cases Monday, including 15 deaths. In Indiana, health officials confirm 28 cases and two deaths. Meningitis...
  • FDA: Two other products linked to meningitis outbreak

    FDA: Two other products linked to meningitis outbreak
    Article Highlights: - Two other products are linked to illnesses, FDA says - The number of cases is now up to 214 with 15 deaths, according to CDC - The cases have spread to 15 states, officials say - The outbreak has been linked to a...
  • More health woes for some meningitis patients

    More health woes for some meningitis patients
    Some patients who developed fungal meningitis in an outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are experiencing more health woes, officials said. Patients are not only developing meningitis, inflammation of the thin tissue surrounding the...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District: Morgan Griffith (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District: Morgan Griffith (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Morgan Griffith Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: March 15, 1958 Official websites: http://morgangriffith.house.gov/ and http://www.morgangriffithforcongress.com/ Biography:...
  • Emanuel says he'll testify if called before Congress on Solyndra

    Emanuel says he'll testify if called before Congress on Solyndra
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said that if asked, he will appear before a Congressional panel investigating the now-bankrupt solar power firm Solyndra. “Listen, if I’m called I’ll testify,” Emanuel said during an unrelated news...
  • Emanuel changes tack on Solyndra questions

    Emanuel changes tack on Solyndra questions
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday refused to comment on a newly released e-mail which again suggests he was involved in the White House decision to promote a $535 million federal loan to Solyndra LLC, a California solar energy equipment company that...
  • Early warnings on BioWatch

    Early warnings on BioWatch
    WASHINGTON — Scientists who helped pioneer BioWatch, the government's system for detecting a biological attack on the U.S., knew from the start that it was prone to false alarms, records show. Between 2003, when the nationwide network of air...
  • Fracking used more diesel fuel than estimated, lawmakers say

     
    Oil service companies such as Halliburton have maintained that the practice does not affect drinking water, despite anecdotal evidence in places such as Wyoming that show methane and other chemicals in residential wells near fracking activities....
  • Obama proposes CO2 regulations

     
    The Obama Administration announced its intention to regulate CO2 emissions from power plants for the first time today in a new proposed rule posted to its website. These rules have been delayed for years and are bitterly opposed by Republican lawmakers...
  • Technology: Comcast, Time Warner officially give up on wireless

     
    Verizon Wireless' announcement Friday that it was buying the airwaves previously gobbled up by the country's leading cable TV operators confirmed at least one truism: Never count on the cable industry to make a big, bold investment in technology....