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C.I.A. Officer Admits Guilt Over Hezbollah Files By PHILIP SHENON Published: November 14, 2007 WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 — A Lebanese-born C.I.A. officer who had previously worked as an F.B.I. agent pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges that she illegally sought classified information...
Illegal immigrants won't get licenses in New York By Emily Bazar, USA TODAY ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has decided to abandon a controversial plan to issue driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, his spokeswoman said Tuesday night. The Democratic governor has a...
Perry: Roe vs. Wade to fall under Giuliani Texan tells Iowans that candidate would pick justices to reverse ruling 10:34 AM CST on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 By WAYNE SLATER / The Dallas Morning News wslater@dallasnews.com CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Texas Gov. Rick Perry sought to...
Poll: 4 in 10 parents say they don't play video games with kids 10:52 AM CST on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Associated Press WASHINGTON – Jesse Lackman says his son spends a dozen hours a week waging medieval combat across the dreary dreamscapes of computer games. Just don't...
Teacher dispatches raccoon speciman with nail gun HUNTSVILLE, Ark. — A high school teacher killed a raccoon with a nail gun after discovering the planned subject of a skinning demonstration was alive. Superintendent Alvin Lievsay said a student's parent promised to bring in a...
Blacks divide along class lines template_bas template_bas Many fault individuals, not racism, for lack of success, a poll finds. By Maura Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer November 14, 2007 WASHINGTON -- A majority of black Americans blame individual failings -- not...
Woman Asks to Keep Horse in Apartment By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press Writer Monday, November 12, 2007 Montpelier, Vt. (AP) - Patty Cooper's landlord normally welcomes tenants who use animals to help them get around, such as guide dogs for the blind. So after the disabled woman...
Tipster fired from job By Holly Wagner, WINK News Story Created: Nov 12, 2007 at 5:41 PM EST Story Updated: Nov 12, 2007 at 6:23 PM EST LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fired for doing the right thing, that's what a Lee County man says happened to him after he turned in one of the county's...