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US court upholds FDA animal feed policy despite public health concern


A divided federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy allowing the use of various antibiotics in animal feed, even if such use might endanger the public health. 462 more words


Du Pont Heir Spared Prison for Raping Toddler Because He Would ‘Not Fare Well’


Though Robert H. Richards IV was convicted of rape, the wealthy heir to the du Pont family fortune was spared prison by a Delaware court in 2009 because he would “not fare well” behind bars… 597 more words


Honduran children may be allowed to apply for U.S. admission from home


The White House is considering a proposal that would allow Honduran children to apply for admission to the United States as refugees or on humanitarian grounds while still in their native country. 902 more words


Faith, business groups blast proposed fee on solar-equipped homes


Faith, business groups criticize Rocky Mountain’s plan to have solar-equipped customers cover grid’s fixed costs.

A growing chorus from across the sociopolitical spectrum is denouncing… 571 more words


‘Gestapo’ BLM officers decried in House hearing


County officials tell U.S. House panel that federal law enforcement officers are uncooperative, refuse to coordinate.

The armed standoff between Cliven Bundy supporters and the Bureau of Land Management grew out of… 796 more words


Fight heats up over EPA sabotage of Alaska gold mine


The Environmental Protection Agency is under fire for a preemptive strike against a massive copper and gold mine in Alaska, where hundreds of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs are at stake. 753 more words