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Fake Rangers Take Urine Samples From Boys Police: Men Told Boys To Take Drug Test INDIANAPOLIS -- Authorities in Indianapolis have intensified the search for two men who forced six boys to give urine samples in a park. The incident happened at Chapel Hill Park on the city's west...
Better Numbers The evidence of a drop in violence in Iraq is becoming hard to dispute. Sunday, October 14, 2007; Page B06 NEWS COVERAGE and debate about Iraq during the past couple of weeks have centered on the alleged abuses of private security firms like Blackwater USA...
'HORMONE' GUY'S NEW SEX CLAIM By SUSAN EDELMAN October 14, 2007 -- A junior trader suing one of the world's biggest hedge funds, claiming a boss forced him to take female hormones, also says he was the victim of a sexual assault at work, sources told The Post. Andrew Tong has...
Report ranks jobs by rates of depression WASHINGTON (AP) — People who tend to the elderly, change diapers and serve up food and drinks have the highest rates of depression among U.S. workers. Overall, 7% of full-time workers battled depression in the past year, according to a...
Discount airlines fly migrants to U.S. border By Chris Hawley, USA TODAY MEXICALI, Mexico — New Mexican discount airlines are using rock-bottom fares to cater to legal and illegal migrants heading for the USA. The airlines — known among fliers as Aeromigrante, or "Migrant Air...
Calif. Law Forbids Landlords From Asking Tenants' Immigration Status SAN FRANCISCO — California is again forging its own path on immigration reform by becoming the first state to prohibit landlords from asking tenants' immigration status. Amid frustration over the federal...
Dentist in groping case asks to work By Hudson Sangree - Bee Staff Writer Published 12:00 am PDT Friday, October 12, 2007 A prominent Woodland dentist suspected of groping more than two dozen female patients appeared at a hearing Thursday and asked a judge to allow him to see...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A woman accused of running a brothel out of her million-dollar, suburban Atlanta home, pleaded guilty to prostitution and cocaine possession Wednesday while more serious charges were dropped, her attorney said. Lisa Ann Taylor, 43, the so-called "Mansion...
The "Draft Gore" Moment Al Gore may well win a Nobel Peace Prize this week, which is no small accomplishment. But the more relentless of the former vice president's political proponents are saying, "Why stop with an trophy when can have it all?" After all, the "Draft Gore"...