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July 4, 2001
EPA wants arsenic warnings on wood
The Consumer Product Safety Commission also will seek public comment on a petition to ban CCA-treated wood.

Justice has doubts about death penalty
Justice O'Connor says "the system may well be allowing some innocent defendants to be executed."

New artificial heart fits inside patient
The device implanted Monday has no tubes or wires running outside.

A strange road to independence
It was sweltering in Philadelphia that day. Mosquitoes and horseflies from the stable next door drilled in the stifling air of Carpenter's Hall. But the delegates were stoic in formal coats, wigs and frilly shirtfronts, swatting and sweating through the hot, slow hours as they debated the treasonous document.

Some birthdays more important
Today, free Americans, is the 225th birthday of your nation.

Milosevic dismisses tribunal with disdain
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Radiating contempt for the outside world, which has called him to account for a decade of bloody mayhem, former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic defied a war crimes tribunal Tuesday by refusing to retain defense counsel or enter a plea.

Susan Taylor Martin
After more than 225,000 deaths, it's Milosevic's turn to pay up
Like many foreign correspondents, I spent much of 1999 alternately repulsed and fascinated by the monumental con job that one man, Slobodan Milosevic, was able to pull on his fellow Serbs.
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