A world awash in a nuclear explosive?

By Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith

Japan is leading a global move towards dangerous reactors fueled by a nuclear explosive, Thomas Cochran and other experts say.

Excerpts from this story referencing "radiation":

"… have to be placed on top of a container, he says, to register the kind of radiation given off by uranium. Plutonium is more difficult to shield, but it could …"

"… utonium out of Russia, Cochran produced his Coke can and waved a hand-held radiation detector over it to prove it was radioactive. Six years later, after the …"

Nixon to grand jury: $100,000 cash contributions and rewarding donors with ambassadorships

By John Aloysius Farrell

Nixon's description of campaign largesse in the Watergate era echoes today's environment

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gerald Ford":

"… t to do it.”At times Nixon was his combative self. He accepted President Gerald Ford’s pardon with mixed feelings, he insisted.“The presidential pardon…w …"

FACT CHECK: Paul ‘stood with Reagan,’ but not long

By FactCheck.Org

Attempting a jab at Perry's support of Al Gore, Paul highlights his relationship with Reagan, but not the fair-weather part

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gerald Ford":

"… pport Reagan in 1976, when the Gipper ran against then-President Gerald Ford for the GOP nomination. It shows Reagan and Paul together smiling. Paul se …"

FACT CHECK: Boehner and Obama stretch the facts

By FactCheck.Org

FACT CHECK: Both Boehner and Obama indulged in manipulating the facts

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gerald Ford":

"… ated to CORRECT the debt limit history paragraph to read Jimmy Carter, not Gerald Ford.  …"

Anatomy of an attack ad

By Ben Protess and Lagan Sebert

How Dick Morris Is making seniors feverish about health care reform

Excerpts from this story referencing "Americans for Tax Reform":

"… registered to at least four other conservative nonprofit groups, includingAmericans for Tax Reform, led by Grover Norquist, the longtime anti-tax activist. The League has …"

Two-party debates

By Josh Israel

On the night of September 30, 2004, few of the estimated 62.4 million viewers watching President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry squar

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gerald Ford":

"… d to citizen education, took over. The League hosted three debates between Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and one between their running mates, and sponsored debate …"

The top officials

By The Center for Public Integrity

Roles and short biographies of the eight individuals responsible for the 935 false statements

Excerpts from this story referencing "Paul Wolfowitz":

"… ef of staff from 1974 to 1975 and as defense secretary from 1975 to 1977. Paul Wolfowitz was the deputy secretary of defense from March 2, 2001, until May 13, …"

Airtime Is money

By Sandy Bergo, Agustín Armendariz and John Perry

Basing pay on ad spending could create a consulting conflict of interest

Excerpts from this story referencing "Chuck Grassley":

"… attached — a contraption he had devised to cut a broader swath of grass."Chuck Grassley is a frugal man and he's well known for that. He figured out a Rube Goldbe …"

The sincerest form of flattery

By M. Asif Ismail

Private equity firms follow in Carlyle Group's footsteps

Excerpts from this story referencing "George H. W. Bush":

"… ry of defense in the Reagan administration, and James Baker, who served as George H. W. Bush's secretary of state, led its pursuit of defense deals. (See related repor …"

Commentary

By Charles Lewis

Relaxing media ownership rules conflicts with the public's right to know

Excerpts from this story referencing "Comcast":

"… , then-Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, Ralph Roberts, chairman of the board of Comcast Corp., DreamWorks SKG's part-owner David Geffen, and News Corp., Ltd.'s ch …"

"… hers of America); former Reagan White House chief of staff Ken Duberstein (Comcast, National Cable TV Association, Time Warner); former Nixon White House aid …"

"… x Communications Corporation); former Carter White House aide Anne Wexler (Comcast, Univision Communications Inc.); and former FCC chairman Richard Wiley (CB …"

Greasing the skids of corruption

By Phillip van Niekerk and Laura Peterson

Money from multinational oil companies moves through labyrinths of international bank accounts, avoiding national budgets and banks

Excerpts from this story referencing "Americas":

"… k Road Strategy Act, European Energy Charter and the Free Trade Act of the Americas, as well as annual foreign appropriations bills.Sanctions have been a long …"

Internet voting project cost Pentagon $73,809 per vote

By John Dunbar

Details about the two-and-a-half-year project come as the concept of cyberspace voting takes a beating

Excerpts from this story referencing "director":

"… ans abroad cost the Pentagon $6.2 million and received high marks from its director, although it delivered only 84 votes in the November election and failed t …"

"… ntracts, but the Internet project itself was not competitively bid.Project directors allowed for a maximum of 250 voters to cast ballots, but only 84 particip …"

"… Atlanta and it turned out they had not done that at all," he said.Project directors acknowledged there were no efforts to ensure that the home computers were …"

"… commission wrote.Even the Pentagon is showing reservations.David O. Cooke, director of administration and management in the Office of the Secretary of Defense …"

Commentary: How Bush handles McCain will set tone for his presidency

By Charles Lewis

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2001 — Now that George W. Bush has been duly sworn in as the 43rd president of the United States, he immediately fac

Excerpts from this story referencing "primary":

"… as a compelling issue. After his upset loss to McCain in the New Hampshire primary last year, Bush abruptly changed his campaign slogan to the “reformer wi …"

Commentary: Profiteering from democracy

By Charles Lewis

In his January 1998 State of the Union address, after decrying the campaign-fund-raising "arms race," Preside

Excerpts from this story referencing "chief of staff":

"… s headed by Tony Podesta, whose brother John happens to be the White House chief of staff. Twenty-three members of its staff of 33 formerly worked on Capitol Hill, …"

"… on Association; Magazine Publishers of America); former Reagan White House chief of staff Ken Duberstein (Comcast, National Cable TV Association, Time Warner); form …"