December

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U.S., Russia readying pact to slash nuclear weapons

The U.S. and Russia are close to an agreement that will make major cuts in their nuclear stockpiles. It is seen as a step in the direction of complete nuclear disarmament.

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Afghan war hurts domestic agenda, Mich. peace leader says

"War is subverting the domestic agenda," Dr. Prasad Venugopal told peace activists. "There is no room for despair in the peace movement because a lot of lives depend on it."

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In Irving Texas Latino students have no voice

The Latino community continues to grow all over North Texas and they face a growing problem: no one to speak for or represent them.

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Obama, senators push for health care vote

Despite anger over Sen. Joe Lieberman's sabotage of a public option, Senate Democrats are pushing hard for a floor vote on health care reform.

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Rally rejects Governor Rell's budget cuts

Hundreds rallied on Tuesday at the state capitol to angrily protest Gov. Rell's latest proposed budget cuts.

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Bed bugs suck!

The biggest threat to human health presented by bed bugs is the toxic effect of the poisons sprayed by their panicked victims.

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Human Rights Day in the real world

Outside, gray skies and a chill wind cast a pall over drab storefronts and modest homes in the economically struggling West Oakland neighborhood.

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Ft Drum killings: Another legacy of post traumatic stress?

Early Tuesday morning, December 1st, Jefferson County sheriffs' deputies discovered the bodies of two Ft Drum soldiers, Spec. Waide T James, 20, of Cocoa, FL and Spec. Diego Valbuena, 23, of Port St Lucie, FL.

Pell Grant program faces $18 billion shortfall

The unexpected rising enrollment of college students has created an $18 billion shortfall in the Pell Grant program.

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Demand grows for Senate to open health insurers' books

The Senate must break through insurance company secrecy, adding stronger language in their health care bill requiring Aetna and other insurance giants to disclose what their insurance policies cover.

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