Dog flu spreads across the US

Saturday, October 15, 2005 Dogs are normally resistant to most flu strains. Since about 2000, a new strain of dog flu has been spreading in America, and there’s no vaccine to prevent it. To limit exposure to the flu, some dog owners are avoiding public places like dog shows and parks. Since the flu can […]

Former US Senator Ted Stevens among five killed in Alaska plane crash

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Former US Senator Ted Stevens, 86, and former NASA administrator Sean O’Keefe, 54, were on an airplane that crashed in southwest Alaska, the Associated Press reports. A family spokesperson later confirmed that Stevens died in the crash, following earlier conflicting reports about his status. Both O’Keefe and his teenage son survived, […]

International community marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 November 29 marked the United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and the anniversary of the 1947 Resolution 181, which partitioned Palestine into two states – Jewish and Arab. Events have been held throughout the week including a non-violent Palestinian demonstration held in Bethlehem on Thursday, the screening […]