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DAVID M. HALBFINGER The New York Times A day after Viacom’s chairman, Sumner M. Redstone, abruptly evicted Tom Cruise from his longstanding home on the Paramount movie lot, the war of words between the actor’s camp and Mr. Redstone and his allies was on the verge of escalating...
PEGGY FIKAC Houston Chronicle Gov. Rick Perry wants to spend another $100 million on border security if the U.S. government won't ante up, but some lawmakers aren't ready to commit to that much money for something they say is a federal responsibility. Perry, on the eve of a...
LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Nearly all non-Mexican illegal immigrants caught sneaking into the United States are being held until they can be returned to their home countries, the Bush administration said today. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said this marks...
Jennifer Harper THE WASHINGTON TIMES They may have money in their purses and a decent salary, but many women fear they'll lose their income and end up a bag lady, forgotten and destitute. A "startling" 90 percent of women say they feel financially insecure, according to a survey...
Josh White THE WASHINGTON POST The Marine Corps is planning to call up as many as 2,500 Marine reservists for combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, dipping into a rarely used pool of troops to fill growing personnel gaps in units scheduled to deploy in coming months, officials...
Jeremy Schwartz MEXICO CITY BUREAU On a misty, moonless night, the group scurried down the canyon wall, their feet slipping in the ankle-high mud. The sirens grew louder as their guide, clad in a ski mask and known only as Poncho, urged them to run faster. "Hurry up! The Border...
SHERRY JACOBSON The Dallas Morning News Illegal immigrants got more than $22.4 million worth of nonemergency medical care at Parkland Memorial Hospital this year, officials said Tuesday. The cost estimate was the first time Parkland has quantified how much Dallas County...
POLLY ROSS HUGHES Houston Chronicle University of Texas Longhorns, listen up: Bleed orange all you like, but just do so politely. One day after claiming the ignominious title as the nation's No. 1 party school, UT launched an unrelated campaign urging sports fans to play nice...
Deborah Vanko of CODEPINK will join Austin's Morning News Tomorrow, Aug. 24th, at 8:10am to discuss the organizations goals and activities.