No health exception in House abortion ban

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee rejected on Wednesday a proposed health exception to the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003. The bill's next destination is the House floor. If passed by the House, the legislation would ban all partial-birth abortions, a

UPI's Capital Comment for March 11, 2003

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International

Bill would make feds consider privacy

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Federal agencies would have to assess the privacy impact of the new regulations they propose, taking public comments into account in the process, if legislation
DEE ANN DIVIS, Science and Technology Editor

House committee grills civil rights panel

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights was placed under a congressional microscope Thursday as lawmakers held a hearing on the agency's management practic
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

WTC dust fears not addressed

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Almost seven months after the World Trade Center collapsed in a toxic cloud of dust, government agencies have not determined whether the cars and furniture cont

WTC dust fears not addressed

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) --

WTC air quality questioned at hearing

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The controversy swirling around the environmental contamination in and around where the World Trade Center once stood continued in a hearing in New York City sp

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

AIRPORT SECURITY Three of the nation's four largest airlines say they don't anticipate any immediate change in their security check-in procedures in the wake of a federal edict to eliminate priority lanes for frequent flyers and first class ticket-holders
By United Press International

Lower Manhattan tenants to get grants

In an effort to lure people to live near where the World Trade Center once stood, the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. approved Thursday grants of up to $12,00

EPA accused of inaction at WTC

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- At an emotional hearing Monday in Manhattan, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., charged the Environmental Protection Agency has "created a full-scale crisis of public

EPA accused of inaction at WTC

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) --

Think Tanks Wrap-ups

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank Wrap-Up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think t

Clinton: Food safety ignored too long

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- More should be done to protect the nation's centralized and "much too vulnerable" food supply, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday during a town meeting at

NY gets more aid from Congress

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- New York has never had an easy time of getting federal money out of Washington, and dispite the largest causalities ever experienced in one day at the World Tra

NY Reps. want meeting with Bush

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Some members of the New York congressional delegation want to meet with President Bush to determine why less than half of the $20 billion he
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