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February 2002

2/28: Fallout Likely Caused 15,000 Deaths' Study Links Nuclear Tests to Cancer Cases
2/28: EPA Official Quits, Rips White House ; Regulatory Chief Cites Push ‘To Weaken the Rules’
2/28: Guantanamo Detainees on Hunger Strike
2/28: UK's Tony Blair Backs Bush on Iraq
2/28: Washington Broods Over X-Ray Prognosis
2/28: Democrats Criticize Bush's Pentagon Budget, Anti-Terror War
2/27: Judge Orders Release of Cheney's Energy Task Force Documents
2/27: Watchdog Takes on Lawmakers' '527 Groups'
2/27: Freedom of Information Act: Critics Say New Rule Limits Access to Records
2/27: Forces of Faith Enter Fray Over Energy Policy
2/27: Terror Prisoners Escape Military Tribunals
2/27: Terror Puts Doomsday Clock Back in Motion
2/26: Israel Jails Dissenting Soldiers
2/26: U.S. Urged Not to Expand Aid to Colombian Army
2/26: How American Dream Faded in Downtown Mogadishu
2/25: Israeli Officer Abandons West Bank Post in Protest
2/25: USDA Relies On Foreign Inspections; Meat Plants Abroad Fail Sanitation Checks
2/25: Technology's Toxic Trash Is Sent to Poor Nations
2/25: States Cut Back Health Care Coverage for Poor
2/25: At Odds with U.S., Some European Allies Focus on Conditions That Breed Terrorism
2/24: Bush Proposing to Shift Burden of Toxic Cleanups from Polluters to Taxpayers
2/24: Storm as US Right Turns Marriage Broker
2/24: Plan to Store Warheads Draws Fire of Arms-Control Backers
2/24: Palestinians Rage After Israel Says Arafat Can Move, But Only in Ramallah
2/24: Sen. Paul Wellstone Diagnosed With MS
2/23: Europe Seethes as the U.S. Flies Solo in World Affairs
2/23: Israelis Desert Sharon as Credibility Dives
2/23: Jury Finds Monsanto Guilty of 'Outrageous' Behavior in PCB Dumpings
2/23: Giuliani Accused of Using September 11 to Aid Party
2/23: U.S. Debating Wider Assault on Colombia Rebels
2/22: Pat Robertson Calls Islam a Religion of Violence, Mayhem
2/22: Activists Mobilize to Address Colombian Humanitarian Crisis
2/22: Middle East Slips Towards War as Arafat Peace Offer Rebuffed
2/22: Bush Administration Speeds Up Help to Colombian Military
2/22: Panel Urges U.S. to Tighten Approval of Gene-Altered Crops
2/21: Activists Challenge Corporations That They Say Are Tied To Slavery
2/21: Jimmy Carter Rips Bush on 'Axis' Label
2/21: Last Word Looms for Half the World's Languages
2/20: Human Error Bred Horror in Afghan Villages; Misguided Bombs Killed Innocents
2/20: Appellate Court Eases Limitations for Media Giants
2/20: Judge's Ouster Sought After Antigay Remarks
2/20: Ashcroft Invokes Religion In U.S. War on Terrorism
2/20: US Planes Bomb Afghan Opposition
2/20: Citibank Targeted by Wave of Student Protests
2/19: Study Confirms Genetically Modified Corn Can Cross-Pollinate with Organically Grown Crops
2/19: Lori Berenson to Seek Pardon in Peru After Appeal Denied
2/19: Nuclear Plans Go Beyond Cuts; Bush Seeks a New Generation Of Nuclear Weapons, Delivery Systems
2/19: Germany's Greens Losing Support as Party Image Blurs
2/19: US Targeting of Vehicles is Detailed; Airstrikes hit some civilians on roadways
2/19: Pentagon Readies Efforts to Sway Sentiment Abroad
2/18: John W. Gardner 1912-2002
2/18: Iraqi Papers: U.S. Preparing to Attack Iraq
2/18: Opposition Stalls Genetic Profiling Plan for Tonga
2/18: Labor Pains in Kabul Lead to Fatal Burst of Gunfire
2/17: Glaciers on Thin Ice; Expert Says Melting to be Faster Than Expected
2/17: War Coverage Takes a Negative Turn
2/17: Israel's Growing Peace Lobby Widens Rifts in Sharon's Ranks
2/17: Villagers Say U.S. Should Have Looked, Not Leapt
2/17: Civilian Toll in US Raids Put at 1,000; Bombing Flaws, Manhunt Cited
2/16: 20,000 Israelis Rally for Peace in Tel Aviv
2/16: Secretary of Army Thomas White Alters Website To Hide Leading Role in Enron
2/16: Protection for Oil Pipeline Raises US Profile in Colombia; New Policy Stirs Fears Bush Seeks to Widen War
2/16: Use Condoms, Powell Urges, Opening New Front in His War With the Right
2/16: Bush Backs Yucca Plan; Nevada Sues, Challenging Site Suitability
2/15: Somber Opening to Science Meeting; Warning of Future Environmental Havoc Resulting from Western Society's Lifestyle
2/15: Chariots of Ire: Is US Jingoism Tarnishing the Olympic Ideal?
2/15: Bush's Kyoto Alternative Criticized by Allies, Democrats and Activists
2/15: CIA's Afghan Role Questioned in Raid That Killed Allies
2/15: International Court Ruling Seen as Major Setback on Impunity
2/14: Argentina's Rebellion in the Neighborhoods
2/14: Iraqis Fear It Can Only Get Worse; U.S. threats come after sanctions ruined economy
2/14: Activists Urge Congress to Triple U.S. Budget to Fight AIDS Overseas
2/14: 240-to-189 Vote Caps Seven-Year Effort to Ban Soft Money
2/13: Gore, Championing Bush, Calls for a 'Final Reckoning' With Iraq
2/13: 'Aggressive Pacifists' Put Their Faith on the Firing Line
2/13: Mexico Nuclear Plant a Threat, Says Greenpeace
2/13: Bush Foreign Aid Budget Called Way Too Low; Sept. 11 attacks show poor nations need more, aid groups say
2/13: October Strike on Taliban Hit Civilians, Survivors Say
2/13: UN Summit Seeks Chemical Safeguards
2/12: White House Working to Kill Campaign Finance Reform Measure
2/12: Toxic Clouds Billowed Above Twin Tower Site; Expert Says Particles Were Worst Ever Measured
2/12: EPA Misled New Yorkers on World Trade Center Toxic Cloud Dangers
2/11: Activist Blasts U.S., Britain Over 'Child' Soldiers
2/11: Afghans Tell of Beatings After Botched U.S. Raid
2/11: Thousands Rally Against US in Iran as More Innocent Afghans Killed
2/11: Radioactive Wastes: Baltimore's Tunnel Fire Would Have Ruptured Containers, Contaminating City
2/10: How US Strategy in Tora Bora Failed
2/10: Bush's Team Targets Hussein
2/10: Big Farms Making a Mess of U.S. Waters, Cities Say
2/10: Armed to the teeth: Is Bush's awesome increase in military spending a reasonable response to the aftermath of September 11?
2/10: Uncertain Toll in the Fog of War: Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan
2/9: Political Activist Rejects $50,000 Award from Reebok
2/9: Selling Out: The Marketing of Mahatma Gandhi
2/9: EU Commissioner Patten Lays into Bush's America; Fury at President's 'Axis of Evil' Speech
2/9: New York to Offer Corporations Right to Name Public Sites
2/8: Bush Administration Allows Oil Drilling Near Utah Parks
2/8: Olympic Committee Asked to Apologize for Burmese-Made Uniforms
2/8: U.S. Peaks Face Heap of Trouble; Olympic Vistas Don't Show Subtle Peril of Pollution
2/8: Guantanamo Inmates Are POWs Despite Bush View -ICRC
2/8: Car-Free Day is Spinning Into a Big Hit in Bogota
2/7: Human-Rights Group to Estimate Civilians Killed in U.S. Campaign
2/7: More Get Rich and Pay Less in Taxes
2/7: Israel's Peace Army Mobilizes
2/6: U.S. Urged to Freeze Aid for Colombia
2/6: UN Chief Adds Final Note to Upbeat World Social Forum
2/6: Bush Billions Will Revive Cold War Army
2/6: Environment: U.S. Budget Will Hurt Key Programs, Groups Warn
2/6: Nevada Nuclear Waste Plan Faulted by Ex-Official
2/6: French Activist Gets Jail for McDonald's Attack
2/6: US Should Suspend Military Aid to Colombia Due to Rights Violations: NGOs
2/5: Thousands Displaced by Israeli Demolitions in Gaza
2/5: A Day Before World Social Forum Draws to a Close, Debate Rages On
2/5: Bush Warned Over 'Axis of Evil'; European leaders insist diplomacy is the way to deal with three nations singled out by America
2/4: Economic Threat May Push Pakistan to Nukes - Report
2/4: Third World Debt Deemed Illegal
2/4: World Social Forum Renews Peace Calls, Amid Harsh Criticism of US
2/4: World Economic Forum Takes Left Turn
2/4: Media Goofed on Antarctic Data; Global Warming Interpretation Irks Scientists
2/4: Chomsky Says US Foreign Policy Amounts to International Terrorism
2/3: Global Warming: Antarctica Becomes Too Hot for the Penguins
2/3: Resolution Condemning US "Axis of Evil" Stance Issued by World Social Forum
2/3: Thousands March Against Globalization, Bono, Gates, O'Neill Talk Poverty
2/2: World Social Forum for Global Equity - Not 'Anti-Globalization', says Activists
2/2: Villagers Add to Reports of Raids Gone Astray
2/1: Iraqi Dates Sales Make a Symbolic Breach in Sanctions
2/1: International Criminal Court Close to Reality
2/1: Enron Chairman Gave List of Favored Names to White House; Bush Named Two as Energy Regulators
2/1: French Activist José Bové Tailed in Rio
2/1: Alternative World Social Forum Opens with Peace March
2/1: Despite Recession, Perks for Top Executives Grow

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