McCain Recycles Bush's Economic Policies

John McCain's desperation took a few big rhetorical leaps this week as he tried to portray himself as just another anti-Bush candidate.

Labor Takes to the Airwaves to Protect Voting Rights

Aimed at protecting the voting rights of minority voters, the AFL-CIO last week launched a special voters' rights protection program accompanied by a series of radio ads in several major cities across the country.


McCain's Health Plan is 'Worse for Women'

John McCain's health care proposal would endanger women's access to health care coverage and would fail to fully cover women's health needs.


Island of Lead-tainted Toys

The biggest problem with the recall of millions of lead-tainted toys over the last few years has been getting shops and consumers to comply. According to Mattel historically only about six percent of recalled toys are returned.


Troy Davis Gets Third Stay of Execution

(APN) ATLANTA - A federal appeals court in Atlanta stayed the execution of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis just days before his latest scheduled execution.


India’s Moon Mission

Despite heavy rain over several previous days, the skies cleared sufficiently early Wednesday (October 22) morning over Sriharikota to enable a textbook launch of India’s historic and first mission to the Moon.


Without Growth Stimulus, World Plunges into Crisis

The US Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB) lowered interest rates while the markets were in free-fall Wednesday morning, panicked by the continued financial crisis and its repercussions on the general economy.

US Investors Affected by Washington’s Economic Blockade of Cuba

By forbidding American companies to do business in Cuba, the US economic blockade caused the Caribbean nation’s economy a loss estimated at $300 million in 2007.

Climate Change May Drown Cities

People in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, prefer to commute in three-wheeled autorickshaws, taxis and buses that run on compressed natural gas (CNG), in their bid to slow down global warming.


Sagebrush Noir: The Western as 'Social Problem' Film

On July 16, 1945, 35 miles east of the dusty town of Socorro in Southeast New Mexico, the first atomic weapon was tested. The weapon would, within the month, be credited with ending the Second World War.

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