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4:45pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Something's Fishy With FDA's Oversight Of Imported Seafood

Americans have received the health message and are eating more fish.

And a lot of the seafood we're chowing down on these days comes from foreign waters.

More than 80 percent of seafood eaten in the country is imported. And about half of the foreign seafood is farmed. Those facts raise the question: Is the seafood, especially the farmed stuff, safe to eat?

A report just released by the Government Accountability Office report finds the Food and Drug Administration could do a better job make sure it is.

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4:01pm

Mon May 16, 2011
The Two-Way

What Panetta Told McCain About Bin Laden And 'Enhanced Interrogation'

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who speaks from experience because he was tortured while a prisoner of war in Vietnam, has long opposed "enhanced interrogation" techniques such as water-boarding.

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3:58pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Books

Chelsea Handler: Keys To A Multimedia Empire

Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, the first book on Handler's new imprint for Grand Central Publishing, was released this month.
Darren Tieste

When Chelsea Handler's last book, Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, was released in 2010, the comedian-turned-writer accomplished something very rare. She had three books on the best seller list, all at the same time. Not only that, she beat Karl Rove to the top of the list.

"When we found out that I came in one and he came in two," Handler recalls, "my sister said — she called me and she said — do you think Karl Rove is sitting in his study in his boxer shorts thinking, 'Who the hell is Chelsea Handler?'"

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3:19pm

Mon May 16, 2011
The Two-Way

Switzerland Rejects Ban On Assisted Suicide And 'Suicide Tourism'

More than three-fourths of Swiss voters, yesterday, rejected a ban on assisted suicide and a proposed ban on "suicide tourism" that aimed at making it illegal for foreigners to travel to the country in search of a doctor who would help them commit suicide.

World Radio Switzerland reports:

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3:05pm

Mon May 16, 2011
The Two-Way

Presence Of His Family Likely Helped Bring Down Bin Laden

As they question the three wives of Osama bin Laden who were reportedly living with him at his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, when he was killed, U.S. and Pakistani officials likely won't learn much from them about the al-Qaida leader's plans and how the terrorist organization works, author and terrorism expert Peter Bergen says.

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