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The CEO of Whole Foods Market Inc. compared President Obama's health care law to "fascism" in a radio interview Wednesday, a turnabout from earlier comments in which he compared the signature reforms to socialism.
House lawmakers have issued a subpoena to the director of the pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak, after he reportedly declined to appear before Congress next week.
One Halloween night, in a blacked-out bedroom in Bangkok's Chinatown, Steven Martin went into physical and mental free fall. High fever oscillated with shivering cold, gut-wrenching stomach pains brought on waves of diarrhea. Howling in agony, he leapt around the room in a kind of devil dance, his body smeared with oily sweat, vomit, mucus and feces.
A drug lord from Myanmar and five of his gang members have pleaded guilty in China to murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River last year and loading nearly 1 million illegal amphetamine pills onto their two cargo ships during a murky smuggling operation.
If diplomatic achievements were measured by the number of countries visited, Hillary Rodham Clinton would be the most accomplished secretary of state in history.
Decades after the U.S. gave Laos a horrific distinction as the world's most heavily bombed nation per person, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has pledged to help get rid of millions of unexploded bombs that still pockmark the impoverished country - and still kill.
China has about one-quarter of the world's population but more than 80 percent of the world's people categorized as "not free" and denied the most basic rights, according to a recent Freedom House report.