Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – August 4, 2008

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Anthrax Mystery: Questions Raised over Whether Government Is Framing Dead Army Scientist for 2001 Attacks; Leading Gun Control Activist Exposed as Gun Lobby Spy; FCC Rules Against Comcast for Blocking Web Access.

Headlines

    * CDC Underestimated Number of New AIDS Cases by 40%
    * World Health Organization: AIDS Epidemic Is Far from Over
    * 16 Chinese Police Officers Killed in Attack in Xinjiang
    * Report: Evidence Against Anthrax Suspect Largely Circumstantial
    * Ex-FBI Official: White House Wanted to Blame Anthrax on al-Qaeda
    * FCC Upholds Net Neutrality; Rules Against Comcast
    * Obama Drops Blanket Opposition to Offshore Oil Drilling
    * McCain Suggests Adopting Iraq Tactics to Tackle Urban Crime
    * Hospitals Increasingly Deport Sick Immigrants
    * Wal-Mart Suggests Obama Victory Would Lead to Unionization
    * Unemployment Rate Jumps to 5.7%; GM Loses $15 Billion
    * Jena Six Judge Removed from Case
    * Egyptian Human Rights Activist Convicted
    * Russian Writer and Dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 89, Dies
    * Black Activists to Obama: “What About the Black Community?”