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A threat to the food system – bioterrorism

“Fourteen years ago, U.S. Navy SEALs found a list of pathogens and a schematic in an Afghanistan cave that al-Qaida planned to use to produce bioweapons. In addition to six human pathogens, ten pathogens targeted food, six targeted livestock and poultry, and four targeted crops. Clearly, al-Qaida was considering agroterrorism,” write Tom Daschle and Richard B. Myers in U.S. News […]

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No funds to help Pentagon survivors of 9/11 attack

In 2015, after much struggle, Congress extended the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act which assists ill recovery workers and survivors of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. But survivors of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon do not have access to the fund. Peggy Fox of WUSA9 tells the […]

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Firefighters save woman from smoke-filled Brooklyn apartment with seconds to spare

Firefighters, one of whom is a September 11th family member, rescued a Brooklyn woman from her smoke-filled apartment on Friday, reported Ben Kochman in the New York Daily News. When the FDNY arrived at the Brownsville building, neighbors screamed that a woman might be inside. Lt. Chris Ganci and Firefighter Peter Brady ran to save her. The […]

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