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Sun StaffTrying to reassure postal workers and an anxious public, the postmaster general moved to shore up the U.S. postal system against biological attack -- even suggesting that people should wash their hands after touching their mail. "We're telling people...
Sun StaffAn NBC News employee in New York became yesterday the fourth American to be discovered with a rare anthrax bacterium, raising fears that media companies may have been targeted for a biological attack through the mail. The possibility that the anthrax...
Tribune science reporterAs concern mounts over the need to prepare for biological attack from terrorists, the U.S. anthrax vaccine program is in disarray and production of new smallpox vaccine is years away. However, scientists say that biological weapons are hard to handle,...
Washington BureauPresident Bush's threat to veto anti-terrorism spending beyond the $40 billion that Congress has already approved set Democrats and Republicans on a collision course Wednesday that could sink an economic stimulus package. The confrontation will be played...
Sun StaffALEXANDRIA, Va. - Calling himself a "fall guy" in the anthrax investigation, Dr. Steven J. Hatfill vehemently denied yesterday he had anything to do with the mail attacks and accused the FBI and the news media of a campaign of "character assassination"...
Tags: FBI, Television, Defense, Medical Research, Zimbabwe
Sun StaffFederal investigators examined records and pesticide supply sources yesterday at small airports in Maryland and across the nation, because of concerns that crop-dusting aircraft could be used in a chemical or biological attack. Attorney General John...
Special to the TribuneAs evidence mounted suggesting an intentional release of anthrax spores in a Florida office building, the FBI took over investigation of what had previously been a medical mystery. Days after a photo editor for a tabloid newspaper died of anthrax,...
From Staff And Wire ReportsWASHINGTON - The Bush administration raised the nation's terror alert level yesterday, warning that new intelligence suggests the threat in this country that may be greater now than at any time since the Sept. 11 attacks two years ago. U.S. officials,...
Tags: U.S. Department of Justice, FBI, Al-Qaeda, Government, Vehicles
Sun StaffFBI agents investigating last year's deadly anthrax mailings conducted a third search yesterday of the former apartment of Dr. Steven J. Hatfill in Frederick, according to a government source. FBI spokesman Chris Murray in Washington declined to...
Chicago Tribune Washington BureauThree weeks after anthrax was discovered in Sen. Tom Daschle's mail, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are ready to unveil legislation to help the nation prepare in the event of more bioterrorist attacks. The bill is expected to require the...
Chicago Tribune Washington BureauPresident Bush on Monday demanded Saddam Hussein allow new United Nations weapons inspections in Iraq and, in the most explicit language yet, suggested the Iraqi leader's intent to develop weapons of mass destruction made his country a potential target in...
Tags: Russia, Saddam Hussein, Government, Defense, National Security
The Hartford CourantSince September 1998, an estimated 25 percent of the pilots and flight crew in the National Guard and Reserve have been lost for duty due mostly to the Pentagon's mandatory anthrax vaccine protecting against a biological warfare agent, a government...
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