The health risks of hydraulic fracturing have been key in policymaking debates, with health advocates calling on legislators to assess fracking chemicals before allowing the polemic practice to take place. Friends of fracking, however, have pushed back against full disclosure: in Pennsylvania, for ... More >>
http://thewhizzer.blogspot.com/A Texas woman who was denied food stamps fatally shot herself and severely wounded her two children in a state welfare office Tuesday, The Associated Press reports.
Terry Thompson, who owned a wildlife preserve in Zanesville, Ohio, set free 50-some animals, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, wolves, giraffes, camels, and bears, before, investigators believe, he committed suicide. His body was found on Tuesday evening after police went to the preserve to ... More >>
A Chronology of U.S. Military Fatalities Since 'Mission Accomplished,' Part II