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Meredith Somers

Meredith Somers is a Metro reporter for The Washington Times. She can be reached at msomers@washingtontimes.com.

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Panel: Anthrax-attack suspect sent up red flags

The man responsible for the 2001 Amerithrax anthrax scare showed signs of instability for decades and should not have been given a security clearance to work in an Army research lab, a panel of scientists has concluded after a court-ordered review of his case. Published March 23, 2011

Rina Hirano (left), a Japanese Embassy worker, and Ian Rinehart, a George Washington University graduate student, write messages of support on Japanese flags at the fundraiser Sunday at Cafe Asia in Arlington. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Foreign students give 'Hope' to Japanese

As president of the Japanese-American Student Union of D.C., Kazu Koyama knew he had to do something after watching newscasts and videos of a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hitting Japan on March 11, then triggering a tsunami that destroyed much of the country's northern coast. Published March 20, 2011