In 1974, President Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon before he could be prosecuted in the Watergate scandal shocked the country. It also tested a friendship of some 25 years when Jerald terHorst, Ford’s press secretary and biographer, resigned in protest.
Editor’s Note: This week, the Food and Drug Administration sent us a letter, which we have posted below, taking issue with several passages in our story about airport body scanners. The letter generally takes semantic issue with how we presented specific facts. It does not, in our judgment, raise any issues of substance.
As part of our investigation into the reality of redistricting, we've created, yes, a music video.
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The case of the anthrax letters has been unfolding for a decade now. Some of those involved in preparing these reports covered the story when it broke and had been investigating bio-defense issues even earlier.
International policymakers are looking for ways to rein in tax arbitrage, the practice of exploiting cross-border differences in tax laws, though companies have said they shouldn't act as 'global tax policemen.'
Records obtained by a New York worker-safety group describe how officials in the Bush administration as well as federal agencies removed health warnings and misrepresented test results on air quality.