The FDA granted market exclusivity to KV for an old drug that had been available from special pharmacies that custom-compound treatments not approved by the FDA, for $20 a shot. By granting KV market exclusivity, women could no longer obtain the drug, Makena, at a reasonable price– KV set the price at $1,500 a shot.

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A month after a report by a committee appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, at the request of the Justice Department, concluded that the scientific evidence implicating Bruce Ivins to the anthrax letter attacks was not definitive,The Los Angeles Times reports that a different report (also commissioned by the Justice Department) was filed with…

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Project Paperclip was the largest and longest-running operation involving Nazis in the history of the United States, and its effects are still being felt today.

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The Obama Administration opposes a proposed independent probe by the Inspector General of the anthrax-laced letter attacks, arguing that it would "undermine public confidence” in a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the attacks “and unfairly cast doubt on its conclusions.” 

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