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CYNTHIA LEONOR GARZA Houston Chronicle The banging on the school bus service door as it idled at a stoplight Wednesday evening startled driver Ann Lewis. It was dark, and she couldn't make out much through the glass windows but could hear a man yelling, trying to get into the...
Claire Osborn AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Difficulties with a controversial landlord have led to the parting of another longtime business from the Tarrytown Shopping Center. The Bill Broaddus Tarrytown Chevron gas station is turning off its pumps after 60 years at the corner of...
ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer The Army general who was Joint Chiefs chairman when the Pentagon adopted its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays says he no longer opposes allowing them to serve openly. John Shalikashvili, who retired in 1997 after four years as the nation's...
Richard B. Schmitt LA TIMES Setting up what could become the first showdown between the Bush administration and the new Democratic Congress, the Justice Department has refused to turn over two secret documents, describing the CIA's detention and interrogation policies for...
Joshunda Sanders AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN An attempted sexual assault at Reagan High School in October has several lawmakers looking to change state laws to keep juvenile sex offenders out of regular classrooms and to more quickly inform teachers and others when sex offenders...
Young Turn to Web Sites Without Rules By BRAD STONE Published: January 2, 2007 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 1 — Popular Web sites like YouTube and MySpace have hired the equivalent of school hallway monitors to police what visitors to their sites can see and do by cracking down on piracy...
US 'licence to snoop' on British air travellers By David Millward, Transport Correspondent Last Updated: 2:02am GMT 02/01/2007 Britons flying to America could have their credit card and email accounts inspected by the United States authorities following a deal struck by Brussels...
The Private Arm of the Law Some Question the Granting of Police Power to Security Firms By Amy Goldstein Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, January 2, 2007; Page A04 RALEIGH, N.C. -- Kevin Watt crouched down to search the rusted Cadillac he had stopped for cruising the...
Iraq govt to probe filming of Saddam hanging By Mussab Al-Khairalla and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi government launched an inquiry on Monday into how guards filmed and taunted Saddam Hussein on the gallows, turning his execution into a televised spectacle...