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Food-safety labeling law draws opposition

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- Thirty-six state attorneys general oppose a law that would establish a national food-safety labeling system and eliminate states' authority, a report said.

GOP members line up for DeLay's old spot

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A battle for the House Republican leadership is under way after Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, said he would not seek to regain the position.

Cruise ship attacked by pirates

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The Seabourn Cruise Lines ship "Spirit" was attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia early Saturday morning but escaped capture.

Fuller to challenge Rogers in Alabamas 3rd

ANNISTON, Ala., April 5 (UPI) -- Former Alabama state Rep. Bill Fuller, a Democrat, will challenge 3rd Congressional District GOP Rep. Mike Rogers in the November election.

Gephardt may be most feared by GOP

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- With union backing and the benefits of a leadership position, Rep. Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., is the presidential candidate feared by many Republicans.

Experts: Pain biggest U.S. health problem

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Pain specialists joined with a Member of Congress Wednesday to focus attention on the devastating problem of chronic pain, which affects more than 100 million Americans and costs more than $100 billion per year.
STEVE MITCHELL, Medical Correspondent

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Interview: 'Smart' transport bill imminent

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- Intelligent transportation systems -- which can be as simple as traffic advisory signs -- cannot replace the need for new roads and mass transit, but they do en
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

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