Laurie Kellman

Capitol Hill chase: Police shoot woman suspect dead

A woman has been shot dead by police in Washington DC after she attempted to penetrate the security barriers of the White House and Capitol.

How stem-cell breakthrough could benefit Bush

A breakthrough in stem-cell research could give United States President George Bush and his anti-abortion allies a political benefit in a debate Democrats have long been planning to use in next year's elections. Stem cells extracted from embryos a few days old can morph into any type of tissue.

Bush to allow cell research on unviable embryos

United States President George Bush said on Tuesday that he will sign a Bill to permit federal funding of research using human embryos that cannot develop into fetuses. At the same time, he said he will again reject a Bill that would clear the way for the government to pay for largely unrestricted stem-cell research on viable embryos.

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