Shot by Police After Pointing a Water Nozzle A man shot to death by two police officers was
found to have pointed a pistol-grip water nozzle at them rather than
a weapon, the police chief said Monday at a news conference marked by
sobs from the victim’s relatives.
Sought Global Bank Bailout in 2008
The head of the Bank of England had sought to set up a group with the
United States, Switzerland and Japan to recapitalize major global banks
six months before the financial crisis engulfed them, U.S. diplomatic
Rise of Ron Paul
Once shunned by the mainstream media, made fun of by establishment
politicians, and questioned by political pundits, Congressman Ron
Paul is finally getting the fifteen minutes of mainstream media
fame that his followers say are so well deserved.
US Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Dies
Richard Holbrooke, the US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan
and a key figure in the 1995 peace agreement that ended three years
of war in Bosnia, died Monday from a heart ailment, media reported.
Low in Support for Health Care Reform
Coinciding with a federal judge’s ruling invalidating a key
element of the health care reform law, an ABC News/Washington Post
poll finds support for the landmark legislation at a new low –
but division on what to do about it.
TSA scanners: How terahertz waves tear apart human DNA
While the application of scientific knowledge creates technology,
sometimes the technology is later redefined by science. Such is
the case with terahertz (THz) radiation, the energy waves that drive
the technology of the TSA: back scatter airport scanners.