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Army lab inadvertently ships live anthrax sample

WASHINGTON — An Army laboratory in Utah inadvertently shipped at least one live sample of anthrax to a lab in Maryland, prompting an ongoing effort to recover others from the same batch that were sent to facilities in eight other states and a military base in South Korea, Pentagon officials said Thursday.

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McDonald’s headquarters swarmed with wage protesters

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Protesters hailing from as far away as Kansas City, Mo., and New York participated in a demonstration at McDonald’s headquarters in suburban Chicago today urging that hourly wages for the burger giant’s front-line workers be increased to $15 an hour.