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Pilot, 1st Officer Slept While Approaching Denver, Lawmaker Says WASHINGTON — Lawmakers meeting about airline safety Wednesday heard about a government report that described a commercial pilot and his first officer falling asleep at the wheel 60 miles outside from Denver, and...
Clinton would cream Giuliani, poll finds By: David Paul Kuhn Oct 31, 2007 04:40 PM EST Updated: November 1, 2007 09:27 AM EST One year before voters go to the polls to select the next president, the Republican Party is as weak as it has been in a generation, a detailed new poll...
Huckleberry Finn N-word lesson draws controversy North Richland Hills: Teen asks teacher to modify epithet on blackboard 08:39 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 By LAURIE FOX / The Dallas Morning News lfox@dallasnews.com The racial epithet leapt from the chalkboard. It was...
Black radio hosts call for national economic boycott By TAMMY JOYNER The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Published on: 10/30/07 A contingent of black radio talk-show hosts are calling for a national economic boycott Friday to protest what they consider racial and economic...
Clinton Regroups As Rivals Pounce By Anne E. Kornblut and Dan Balz Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, November 1, 2007; Page A01 After a rare night of fumbles by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, her rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination rushed to maximize the damage...
Workplace raids ensnare kids in net, too By Emily Bazar, USA TODAY For every two illegal immigrants arrested in a workplace raid, at least one child feels the effect, according to a study released Wednesday. In some cases, children spend at least one night without a parent and...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A child killer who lost his legs in a suicide attempt is suing the state prison system for $1 million after being denied artificial legs in prison, saying he was promised prosthetics in plea negotiations. According to the case filed recently in U.S...
Economic Impact of Spending 'Blackout' Protesting Government and Hate Crimes Likely Minimal Friday, October 26, 2007 By Catherine Donaldson-Evans and Kelley Beaucar Vlahos A civil rights advocate and talk radio host — with Al Sharpton's support — is urging Americans not to spend...
Perry book to tout Scout values Web Posted: 10/30/2007 10:11 PM CDT Peggy Fikac Express-News AUSTIN — Add another title to Gov. Rick Perry's resume: author of a book defending Boy Scout values against "lawsuit-happy do-gooders." The GOP governor, who proudly wears his Eagle...