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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,...
By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF The sun sinks as David Baker stands outside downtown Austin's Ginger Man bar, smoking a cigarette. The self-described die-hard smoker said he has no problem with Austin's year-old smoking ban, which prohibits smoking inside but not...
ABC to Alter Show on Pre-9/11 Run-Up By Howard Kurtz Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, September 8, 2006; Page A02 ABC plans to make minor changes to its docudrama on the run-up to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in response to heated complaints from former Clinton administration...
Friedman has personal insight into drug problems Candidate admits he was on cocaine as a musician By R.G. RATCLIFFE Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman said Thursday he can be critical of "crackheads" in...
Body Count in Baghdad Nearly Triples Morgue's Revised Toll for August Undermines Claims by Leaders of Steep Drop in Violence By Ellen Knickmeyer Washington Post Foreign Service Friday, September 8, 2006; A12 BAGHDAD, Sept. 7 -- Baghdad's morgue almost tripled its count for...
Musharraf Pledges to Pursue Qaeda and Taliban Insurgents By CARLOTTA GALL KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 7 — President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, in a conciliatory speech to Afghan officials and members of Parliament, conceded Thursday that Al Qaeda and Taliban insurgents had been...
Source in C.I.A. Leak Case Voices Remorse By DAVID JOHNSTON WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 — Expressing regret for his actions and apologies to his administration colleagues, Richard L. Armitage, the former deputy secretary of state, confirmed Thursday that he was the primary source who...
CHIP BROWN The Dallas Morning News Texas coach Mack Brown on Tuesday suspended starting cornerback Tarell Brown and backup linebacker/special teams player Tyrell Gatewood for Saturday's game against top-ranked Ohio State. Tarell Brown, who was expected to line up on Ohio State...
David Jackson USA TODAY President Bush claimed a safer post-9/11 America on Tuesday with a speech and updated anti-terrorism report highlighting a key issue that will help decide control of Congress in the Nov. 7 elections. As Republicans and Democrats try to seize the advantage...