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  • AP IMPACT: Foreign insects, diseases got into US

    Dozens of foreign insects and plant diseases slipped undetected into the United States in the years after 9/11, when authorities were so focused on preventing another attack that they overlooked a pest explosion that threatened the quality of the nation's food supply.


  • Agriculture specialist John Machado, with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, spots during an inspection in Oakland, Calif., on Aug. 23, 2011, a wooden crate into which a pest had bore. (Associated Press)

    Foreign insects, diseases got into post-9/11 U.S.

    Dozens of foreign insects and plant diseases slipped undetected into the United States in the years after 9/11, when authorities were so focused on preventing another attack that they overlooked a pest explosion that threatened the quality of the nation's food supply.


  • Correction: Google-Patents

    In a story Aug. 18 about the patent system and the high-tech industry, The Associated Press misidentified Colleen Chien as affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley. She is an assistant professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law.


  • Illustration: Christian fish by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: Freedom to be Christian but banned from acting Christian

    Christians, Orthodox Jews or anyone with traditional views of sex and marriage should be barred from state university counseling programs unless they agree to violate their beliefs. That's the gist of theamicus brief the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed Feb. 11 in a case in which a Christian student is challenging her dismissal from a graduate counseling program at Eastern Michigan University in 2009.


  • Scientists witness explosion of star

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