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Stephen Dinan and Jerry Seper THE WASHINGTON TIMES The National Football League refused to run a recruitment ad for the U.S. Border Patrol in last week's Super Bowl program, saying it was "controversial" because it mentioned duties such as fighting terrorism and stopping drugs...
JAD MOUAWAD The New York Times Western political and economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program has chilled foreign investment to the extent that it is now squeezing the country’s long-fragile energy industry, adding strains to a government that is burdened by sanctions...
Jason Whitely KHOU.com Flower shops and candy stores are bustling with business as Valentine's Day approaches.. Turns out, private investigators have a full calendar too. That's because the holiday of the heart is one of the busiest times of the year for catching cheating hearts...
CHRISTY HOPPE The Dallas Morning News UBS, one of two large financial firms consulting with the governor's office over the possible sale of the Texas lottery, hired Gov. Rick Perry's son to work in its Dallas office about two weeks ago. The governor's office said that there is...
Peter Baker Washington Post As the House gets ready to begin debating the Iraq war today, President Bush has a piece of advice for his father: Turn off the television. It seems that former president George H.W. Bush has been getting agitated watching all the attacks on his son...
Thomas Harding TELEGRAPH Austrian sniper rifles that were exported to Iran have been discovered in the hands of Iraqi terrorists, The Daily Telegraph has learned. A Steyr HS50 rifle, Austrian supplied rifles, arms trade, Iran equipping Iraq insurgents The Steyr HS50 is a long...
Gregg Zoroya USA TODAY Seven-month-old Benton Drew Smith is the spitting image of his father, with the same blue eyes, fair hair and infectious grin. Bouncing on his mother's lap in olive-green overalls and slippers festooned with lizards, he also holds a special place in...
DWAIN PRICE Star-Telegram Mark Cuban sees a wealthy future for the first NBA player who comes out while he's still playing and admits he's gay. He even believes that player will become a role model. "From a marketing perspective, if you're a player who happens to be gay and you...
Chad Graham The Arizona Republic Oh, for the days when Arizona's high school students could roll pizza dough, sweep up sticky floors in theaters or scoop ice cream without worrying about ballot initiatives affecting their earning power. That's certainly not the case under the...