Author

 
Stephanie Griffith

Stephanie Griffith

    Banner Nobel year signals more level playing field for women
    Banner Nobel year signals more level playing field for women
    A banner year for female Nobel laureates highlights incremental but steady progress for women in science's mostly male bastions, say experts who...
    US lawmakers vow swift action after Iran nuclear claim
    US lawmakers vow swift action after Iran nuclear claim
    United States lawmakers are vowing quick action against Iran following a report that weapons experts believe Tehran has the know-how to build an...
    US political heavyweights shed pounds for support
    US political heavyweights shed pounds for support
    The battle of the bulge has become a new rallying cry for several United States politicians who have made their personal fight against obesity...
    DeLay 'The Hammer' broken by scandal
    DeLay 'The Hammer' broken by scandal
    Tom DeLay rose from humble beginnings as the owner of a Texas pest control business to become known as "The Hammer" -- one of the most successful...
    'It's time for Dick Cheney to step down'
    'It's time for Dick Cheney to step down'
    United States Vice-President Dick Cheney badly handled a damage limitation exercise after accidentally shooting a hunting partner and could now...
    Democrats hope for traction against Republicans
    Democrats hope for traction against Republicans
    Democrats in Congress, who have steadily lost ground against governing Republicans in recent voting, are hoping that mounting ethics scandals will...
    Lawmakers defend 'world-class' Guantánamo
    Lawmakers defend 'world-class' Guantánamo
    The United States military official tasked with running the Guantánamo Bay detention camp on Wednesday rejected calls by critics to close the...
    Lawmakers defend 'world-class' Guantánamo
    Lawmakers defend 'world-class' Guantánamo
    The United States military official tasked with running the Guantánamo Bay detention camp on Wednesday rejected calls by critics to close the...
    Howard Dean's 'secret weapons'
    Howard Dean's 'secret weapons'
    Howard Dean may or may not emerge as the Democrats' choice to face off against President George W. Bush next year, but he already has had a huge...
    Walking 'Frankenfish' strikes terror in the US
    Walking 'Frankenfish' strikes terror in the US
    The marauding invader, with its voracious appetite and seemingly supernatural powers, aroused fears from the moment its presence in the United...