The deadly whirlwind continues: Belize and Mexico are taking the brunt of the hurricane’s high winds and driving rain. The good news… Dean is starting to run out of steam.
What else is your government hiding? A three-year veil of secrecy in the name of national security kept the public in the dark about the handling of highly enriched uranium at a nuclear fuel processing plant – including a leak that could have caused a deadly, uncontrolled nuclear reaction.
Tenn. Nuclear Fuel Problems Kept Secret – AP
Good news from Iraq? No US withdrawal from Iraq yet, but a reduced role for the military there is in the offing.
At ease, peaceniks: Meanwhile, the Pentagon says it will shut down an anti-terror database criticized for improperly storing information on peace activists and others whose actions pose no threat to the US.
No touchdown for Vick: A National Football League quarterback accused of involvement in a massive dogfighting ring decides to cop a plea, reportedly in hopes of avoiding further charges.
RIP to the “Queen of Mean”: In the end, the little people can’t avoid death or taxes. Neither could Leona Helmsley.
Abu Ghraib court-martial under way: Opening statements began today at Fort Meade, MD, in the court-martial of the only officer charged with abusing prisoners at the notorious Iraq prison.
Is there a vaccine? Researchers say a virus could lead to being overweight.