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CNNMoney: The 9/11 fund: Putting a price on lifeupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 09:38:00

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were unprecedented, not only in their intensity and devastation, but in the way Washington responded.

Quake a disaster 'drill' D.C. flunkedupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 18:37:00

Fortunately for the national capital region, Hurricane Irene and the East Coast earthquake proved to be relatively minor events, as far as disasters go. There was some damage, and there have been no reports of serious injuries or deaths in the Washington area from either event.

Study says greener military isn't better military, DoD disagreesupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 15:39:00

The Department of Defense has put a lot of money and effort into finding alternative fuels to replace petroleum-based fuels it uses now, but a new study concludes the military will not benefit from alternative energy research.

Union: Cutbacks leave LAX vulnerable to terrorist attackupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 09:36:00

Recent security cutbacks have left the Los Angeles International Airport vulnerable to terrorist attacks, according to a letter from an airport police union calling for a restoration of the security measures.

Police: Cutbacks make LAX vulnerableupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 09:36:00

A letter from airport police says recent security cutbacks weakened Los Angeles International Airport's defenses.

Gays in the military: Two viewsupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 21:06:00

Blunt talk from service members and those who won't compromise in order to join military. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

Gates outlines study on letting gays serve openly in the militaryupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 21:06:00

A Pentagon study on how to implement a plan to allow gays to serve openly in the military, "can only be successful if it is managed in a way that minimizes disruption to a force engaged in combat operations," according to Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

Kids good at handling deployment of military parents, study showsupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 18:17:00

Adolescent children of frequently deployed soldiers are less stressed than conventional wisdom might indicate, according to a recent study.

Study: Military kids anxiousupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 10:37:00

A study shows long deployments create anxiety for many kids with parents in the military. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Study: Military teens have more stressupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 10:37:00

Jordan Pittard, 14, remembers feeling anxious about his father being deployed with the U.S. Army in Iraq from 2006 to 2007. His mother, Lucille, a teacher, admits struggling to have enough time to work, take care of the house and talk enough to her kids.

Incentives drawing more Latinos to military, Rand study findsupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 20:24:00

Though the percentage of Latinos in the U.S. military remains lower than the percentage in the general population, gains are being made in efforts to increase diversity in the military, a recent study shows.

15 African first ladies to attend summit on HIV, women's issuesupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 13:05:00

Fifteen first ladies from African nations will attend a two-day summit in Los Angeles on health, women's issues and HIV/AIDS, organizers said Friday.

Study links sexual content on TV to teen pregnancyupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 12:37:00

Sexual content on television is strongly associated with teen pregnancy, a new study from the RAND Corporation shows.

Stressed soldiers sue for disability benefitsupdated: Wed Dec 17 2008 12:45:00

The U.S. Army intentionally denied benefits to soldiers suffering from a widespread stress disorder after they returned from service in Iraq and Afghanistan, a veterans advocacy group charges in a suit filed Wednesday.

U.S. policymakers mull creation of domestic intelligence agencyupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 22:33:00

The United Kingdom has MI-5, which roots out spies and terrorists in the British Isles. Stigma Keeps Troops From PTSD Helpupdated: Thu May 01 2008 12:00:00

Studies show that at least 1 in 5 troops in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer post-traumatic stress or other mental health problems -- but they're too afraid to ask for help

Study finds troops shy away from mental health care updated: Wed Apr 30 2008 19:23:00

U.S. military personnel fear that seeking help for mental health problems could harm their careers, according to a survey released Wednesday.

FSB: Are women still 'disadvantaged'?updated: Fri Mar 14 2008 15:01:00

When she heard that a unit of the U.S. Navy planned to award contracts worth $5.4 million for disposing of hazardous waste in her area, Elizabeth Novak was ready to bid.

U.S. deficient against Muslim insurgents, study saysupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 18:12:00

The U.S. military is seriously deficient in meeting "the threat of Islamist insurgencies," says a Pentagon-commissioned study released Monday.

FSB: SBA set-asides fight goes to Senateupdated: Wed Jan 30 2008 10:51:00

Women's business groups will be rallying at a U.S. Senate hearing today to fight a proposal by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) that would limit federal contract set-asides to four, fairly obscure industrial sectors.

Screening system protects ports from deadly cargoupdated: Sat Jun 30 2007 01:07:00

To security experts, the immense cargo ships that ferry more than 11 million containers into this country annually are potential Trojan horses -- each one could easily harbor a WMD, such as a dirty bomb.

Fortune: Great! So I'll live to 250?updated: Tue Jan 30 2007 10:54:00

How long would these drugs let us live?

CNNMoney: Alternative energy going more mainstreamupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 09:53:00

The United States could get a quarter of its energy from renewable sources by the year 2025 at little or no additional cost if oil prices stay high and the cost of renewable energy keeps falling, a study by Rand Corp. said Monday.

What a Bush veto would mean for stem cellsupdated: Mon Jul 17 2006 17:01:00

George W. Bush seldom suffered personally from doing what's unpopular politically. In fact, you could argue that he has made a career of it, holding fast to positions that many voters reject, as a sign of strength in these dangerous times. So his willingness to exercise his first-ever veto this week on a bill that would expand federal funding for human embryonic-stem-cell research, which 2 out of 3 voters favor, is not just a way to stroke his political base. "People like leadership much better than a finger in the wind," says White House press secretary Tony Snow. As Bush explained to him while in St. Petersburg, Russia, for the G-8 summit last week, "I took a position. I believe in it. So that's what I'm going to do."

CNNMoney: Flood insuranceupdated: Wed May 17 2006 10:24:00

New England is still wringing out after the area's worst flooding in 70 years. But don't breathe easy just yet. It's not only flooded riverbanks you have to worry about. Another devastating hurricane season is predicted this year.

What scares doctors about hospitalsupdated: Sun Apr 23 2006 11:40:00

It's easy to imagine that doctors don't get sick -- but of course, they do. And they suffer the same pitfalls as the rest of us when we enter the health-care system.

$50,000 reward offered for info on missing explosivesupdated: Tue Dec 20 2005 13:28:00

Federal authorities on Tuesday boosted to $50,000 a reward for information about 550 pounds of explosives missing from a business near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

CNNMoney: Ivy League vs. state schoolupdated: Tue Sep 20 2005 13:59:00

My girlfriend is researching graduate schools, and they range from our fine state university at $6,000 a year to a New England near-Ivy League school at $40,000. Can the $40,000-a-year school really provide an education that will offer job opportunities lucrative enough to offset its higher cost? Or should she just go with the $6,000-a-year school?

After elections -- what's next?updated: Mon Jan 31 2005 16:54:00

Iraq finds itself rapt in the euphoria of democracy -- something it's clearly not used to.

CNNMoney: 9/11 compensation tops $38 billionupdated: Tue Nov 09 2004 09:20:00

Victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including individuals killed or seriously injured and individuals and businesses impacted by the strikes, have received at least $38.1 billion in compensation, a study said Tuesday, with New York businesses receiving 62 percent of the total.

Sisters in jihadupdated: Tue Sep 14 2004 16:06:00

A veiled shadow in a doorway of Beslan School Number One; delicate, slumped bodies in Moscow theater seats; the soft, youthful face in a suicide bomber's farewell video -- These images are gripping and contradictory.

Study: Coast Guard plan inadequateupdated: Mon Apr 26 2004 00:30:00

The U.S. Coast Guard will not be prepared to handle its traditional mission plus the responsibilities that have arisen after the attacks of September 11, 2001, if it follows its current modernization plan, according to a new study.

Federal security program draws few responsesupdated: Fri Apr 16 2004 13:49:00

A new federal program to protect privately owned power plants, factories and other "critical infrastructure" from terrorists is getting little response from businesses.

Terrorism expert: Security should be unpredictableupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 07:49:00

As investigators searched Wednesday for a missing man booked on Air France Flight 68, non-U.S. flights entering the United States continued to be scrutinized for possible security concerns.


That nerve-racking sound emanating from the U.S. homebuilding industry earlier this year wasn't the busy clatter of hammering and the whine of circular saws--it was the figurative sound of an econo...

Fortune: WILL THE COST CUTTING IN HEALTH CARE KILL YOU? Maybe not. Quality is thriving in a few places, thanks to reform-minded doctors aupdated: Mon Oct 31 1994 00:01:00

THE SCREWS keep tightening on medical insurance, both private and government- run, and you are beginning to wonder whether this trend will be hazardous to your health. So far it isn't, judging by s...

Fortune: WHO'S AFRAID OF A TEACHER SHORTAGE?updated: Mon Mar 08 1993 00:01:00

Violence in the nation's public schools is rising, classrooms are overcrowded, and teacher salaries are under siege. Teachers' union officials say that such poor working conditions and low pay make...

Money Magazine: A Cure Your M.D.Won't Like Call the disease avaritia medici -- doctor's greed. You and your health insurer are updated: Fri Nov 09 1990 00:01:00

When 54-year-old Marina Saenz of New York City was left comatose after routine gall bladder surgery eight years ago, her son filed a malpractice suit. And when he collected $3 million in an out-of-...

Fortune: THE DOWNSIDE OF AN UPBEAT FUTURE updated: Mon Jan 15 1990 00:01:00

It's terrific that the 20th century is ending as it began, with democratic capitalism ascendant. Prospects for a less bloody, more prosperous world have rarely been brighter. But it's also worth re...

Fortune: HISPANICS: JUST ANOTHER IMMIGRANT STORY?updated: Mon Nov 21 1988 00:01:00

The rhetoric of some Hispanic leaders might make you think that the government must treat low-income Latinos as though they are somehow different from earlier waves of immigrants, that without such...

Fortune: MEDICAL CARE'S NEXT REVOLUTION Believe it or not, doctors often don't know which treatments pay off best for patients. A vanguarupdated: Mon Oct 10 1988 00:01:00

CONSIDER what doctors, to say nothing of patients, don't know about the value of just one procedure. Each year about 80,000 Americans get a carotid endarterectomy, a kind of Roto-Rooter job on clog...

Fortune: Signals updated: Mon Jun 20 1988 00:01:00

Chrysler announced that it had begun equipping six car models with driver-side air bags as standard equipment, becoming the first U.S. carmaker to do so. Air bags are already standard in BMW, Merce...

Fortune: THE NEW BATTLE OVER IMMIGRATION America needs skills. So should it admit people from abroad because they have these skills -- orupdated: Mon May 09 1988 00:01:00

CONSIDER HOW AMERICA might look in the year 2000 unless it admits more immigrants: The labor force is aging and shrinking -- a legacy of the baby- boom generation, whose panda-like reproductive pat...

Money Magazine: What We Must Doupdated: Sun Nov 01 1987 00:01:00

To fight AIDS and control its financial burden we should do the following: Health care. Shift much of the treatment of AIDS patients out of expensive hospitals and into more cost-effective programs...

Fortune: HELPING WORKERS TO WORK SMARTER From carmakers to chipmakers, companies struggling to raise quality and lower costs now treat trupdated: Mon Jun 08 1987 00:01:00

BEFORE THE LINE began to roll last winter at General Motors' new truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, each assembly line worker received 400 to 500 hours of paid training. Electricians and other ski...

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