Displaying items 97-108 of 110 » View wsbt.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >
Times Staff WritersThe circle of anthrax exposure widened significantly Thursday as health officials announced that one State Department mail worker has the inhaled form of the disease and a second employee has suspicious symptoms, even though neither man is known to have...
Tribune national correspondentLOS ANGELES--Mayor Jim Hahn wants to outfit Los Angeles International Airport with an elaborate new security system that would include facial-recognition technology. In Iowa and other states, officials are seeking millions of dollars to upgrade public...
Times Health WriterWith anthrax exposures and infections mounting, the powers of public health face a new and daunting test--and the weaknesses of the system have come under a glaring light. The system's defects, brought on by years of budget cuts, are on display: Labs...
Tags: Science, Guerrilla Activity, White House, FBI, Georgia
Soon after a fuel-laden jetliner plowed into the Pentagon on Tuesday, the Army quietly locked down its sensitive biological weapons lab at Ft. Detrick, 50 miles to the north, in Frederick, Md. As the 3,804 civilian and military personnel at the 1,153-...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - After a three-month search, American inspectors have found no chemical, biological or nuclear weapons in Iraq and don't know whether any existed before the United States led an invasion of the country in March, the inspections coordinator...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The chief U.N. weapons inspector told the United Nations Security Council yesterday that Iraq has not accepted the need to disarm, even to avoid war, and could possess thousands of chemical weapons, thousands of gallons of a germ warfare...
Sun StaffFire Lt. Randall Owens keeps one in the locker at his Rockville station and another in the master bathroom of his Frederick County home. His are two of the 7,000 "bio-packs" of anthrax antidotes given to 3,500 Montgomery County firefighters and police...
U.S. intelligence, law enforcement and military officials say they are concerned that terrorists associated with the perpetrators of Tuesday's attacks in New York and outside Washington are plotting another attack elsewhere in the country, although they...
Tags: Guerrilla Activity, Defense, Osama bin Laden, Bob Graham, FBI
Sun StaffThe FBI searched the apartment yesterday of a biological weapons scientist in Frederick as part of the continuing investigation into the mailing of anthrax-laced letters that killed five people last fall. An FBI car and Ryder rental truck were parked...
Tags: Guerrilla Activity, Science, Periodicals, Defense, FBI
Tribune staff reporterIn another round of suspected cross-contamination cases, traces of anthrax were discovered in a Veterans Affairs hospital mailroom, a Pentagon post office and on a package sent to New York's City Hall, authorities announced Sunday. On another front in...
Sun StaffDr. Steven J. Hatfill, the former Fort Detrick biodefense researcher whose Frederick apartment was searched Tuesday by the FBI, commissioned a 1999 study that described a fictional terrorist attack in which an envelope containing weapons-grade anthrax...
Tribune national correspondentThe war in Iraq and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have sparked a widespread movement by federal agencies, farmers and grocers to upgrade security "from the stable to the table" to reduce the prospect of sabotage of the U.S. food supply. This is an...
Oct 26, 2001 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 16, 2001 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 26, 2001 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 13, 2001 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 3, 2003 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 28, 2003 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 6, 2005 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Sep 15, 2001 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 26, 2002 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Nov 5, 2001 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 27, 2002 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 6, 2003 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Original site for Bioterrorism topic gallery.