|by Joe Bleifuss Previously unrecognized form of the disease in swine may be infecting humans and responsible for some of the 4 million cases of Alzheimer's, while Wall Street Journal editors have allegedly put on hold a story linking pork consumption with disease|
|by Nick Budnick Journalist describes furor of media coverage around the world with his disturbing series, "Dark Alliance," which explored the close relationship between the CIA-backed Contra army in Nicaragua during the 1980s and known drug dealers who spread the crack epidemic through the black neighborhoods of Los Angeles|
|by Nicholas Wilson J. Tony Serra accuses D.A. of anti-Indian racism, political grandstanding while running for election as a judge, more|
|by Eduardo Molina y Vedia Mexico and Mitsubishi seem determined to go forward with salt-reclamation project that endangers protected lagoon|
|by Farhan Haq Although most Americans consider Timothy McVeigh an isolated fanatic, a hard-core following is still convinced that the federal government was involved in the Oklahoma City bombing|
|by Praful Bidwai Groups allege thousands of illiterate women in India and Bangladesh have been made guinea-pigs without their knowledge in unauthorized trials of a contraceptive drug which is known to cause irreparable damage to the reproductive system|
|by Wilson da Silva Australian Prime Minister John Howard expressed regret for past injustices committed by white settlers to Australia's Aborigines, but stopped short of an apology -- triggering angry scenes at the opening of a national reconciliation conference last week|
|by Bill Johnson At 22, was the youngest person executed in the United States since the death penalty was again made legal in 1976|
|Bumper crop of illnesses traced to FDA-regulated foods like fruit juice, lettuce, and shellfish shows need for new food agency|
|by Pat Tremmel Mothers of very young children will suffer most under new rules, unless patterns change drastically|
|by Marcela Valente Some 500 species are threatened with extinction, including deer, jaguars and whales|
|There's little question that wispy plumes of jet exhaust affect the climate -- the only question is how severely, and for how long|
|by Jim Lobe Settlements far older than originally thought and may have had some European-type ancestry|
|Four recent medical studies prove associations between allergies and asthma and poor living conditions common to low-income housing|
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