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High-Tech Titans Strike Out on Immigration Bill By ROBERT PEAR Published: June 25, 2007 WASHINGTON, June 24 — Bill Gates and Steven A. Ballmer of Microsoft have led a parade of high-tech executives to Capitol Hill, urging lawmakers to provide more visas for temporary foreign...
Study on I.Q. Prompts Debate on Family Dynamics By BENEDICT CAREY Published: June 25, 2007 The new evidence that eldest children develop higher I.Q.’s than their siblings has intensified the debate over two of the most stubborn questions in social science: What are the family...
Districts shell out in race for new teachers By TERRY WEBSTER Star-Telegram Staff Writer Starting salaries for teachers in Tarrant County are already the highest in the state, and the race is on to boost their pay even higher for the coming school year. The Northwest school...
Obama is a big hit with crowd at speech Web Posted: 06/25/2007 12:03 AM CDT Jenny LaCoste-Caputo Express-News Staff Writer Barack Obama drew a crowd of 1,000 people to Sunset Station on Sunday, many of whom stood in the sauna-like heat for nearly two hours waiting to hear the...
Addiction experts say video games not an addiction Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:58AM BST CHICAGO (Reuters) - Doctors backed away on Sunday from a controversial proposal to designate video game addiction as a mental disorder akin to alcoholism, saying psychiatrists should study the issue...
School Officials Black Out Photo of a Gay Student’s Kiss By MANNY FERNANDEZ Published: June 24, 2007 NEWARK, June 23 — It started with a kiss. Andre Jackson, a senior at East Side High School, leaned over his boyfriend’s shoulder one day several months ago and kissed him on the...
More boys seek out breast-reduction surgery Teenagers account for 70% of males who got procedure Alex Kuczynski, New York Times Sunday, June 24, 2007 On a recent afternoon, Dr. Michelle Copeland, a plastic surgeon whose offices face the Metropolitan Museum of Art, clicked her...
Police Issue 'Emergency Order' for Pants June 22, 2007 - 7:48am BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police are looking for a few good pairs of pants. The police department has run out of two popular sizes of the custom-made navy blue uniform pants it provides to every officer, a...
CIA to Air Decades of Its Dirty Laundry Assassination Attempts Among Abuses Detailed By Karen DeYoung and Walter Pincus Washington Post Staff Writers Friday, June 22, 2007; Page A01 The CIA will declassify hundreds of pages of long-secret records detailing some of the...