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Air Force chief: Test weapons on testy U.S. mobs POSTED: 7:56 p.m. EDT, September 12, 2006 Adjust font size: WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nonlethal weapons such as high-power microwave devices should be used on American citizens in crowd-control situations before being used on the...
BU moves to clean up foul language at games Now forbids swears, racist, sexist words By Maria Cramer and Sarah Schweitzer, Globe Staff | September 12, 2006 No swearing allowed. Quit the sexist and racist chants, as well. And if sports fans don't stop, they will get tossed from...
Fewer signing up for kids' health program Radio ads don't help; state to seek other ways to boost enrollment 08:06 AM CDT on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 By ROBERT T. GARRETT / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – A statewide radio ad blitz has failed to boost enrollment in the...
Ben Wear AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN It would take a local gasoline tax of about 17 cents a gallon to replace the money brought in by a controversial second round of toll roads, the Texas Department of Transportation says in an analysis released Monday. That estimate dwarfs an...
John Hechinger THE WALL STREET JOURNAL The nation's math teachers, on the front lines of a 17-year curriculum war, are getting some new marching orders: Make sure students learn the basics. In a report to be released today, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, which...
Nicole Gaouette L.A. TIMES Mexican soldiers and police officers made more than 200 unauthorized incursions into U.S. territory from 1996 to Sept. 30, 2005, according to internal Homeland Security intelligence reports. The annual intelligence summaries of "Mexican Government...
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Days after being criticized for derogatory comments about Hurricane Katrina evacuees, independent gubernatorial hopeful Kinky Friedman struck back at candidates who pander to minorities. "I don't eat tamales in the barrio, I don't eat fried chicken in the...
The clandestine U.S. commandos whose job is to capture or kill Osama bin Laden have not received a credible lead in more than two years. Nothing from the vast U.S. intelligence world -- no tips from informants, no snippets from electronic intercepts, no points on any satellite...
By R. Jeffrey Smith Washington Post Staff Writer CIA counterterrorism officers have signed up in growing numbers for a government-reimbursed, private insurance plan that would pay their civil judgments and legal expenses if they are sued or charged with criminal wrongdoing,...