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Some Republicans split with Bush on the war They say a new spending bill should include benchmarks for the Iraqi government to meet. By Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook, Times Staff Writers May 3, 2007 WASHINGTON — Distressed by the violence in Iraq and worried about tying their...
Antidepressants to carry a new warning The FDA approves a label saying the drugs could increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in adults 18 to 24. By Denise Gellene, Times Staff Writer May 3, 2007 The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the strongest...
States may require sex offenders to use special license plates By Ben Jones, USA TODAY MADISON, Wis. — Lawmakers in three states are pushing bills to require convicted sex offenders to display special license plates on their cars. Proponents in Wisconsin, Ohio and Alabama say...
Fort Bend principal reassigned over The Bachelor She approved teacher's taking time off to appear on the TV show By ERIC HANSON Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle SUGAR LAND — An elementary school principal who approved a teacher taking time off from class to appear on the reality...
Baez: Why was I not in Walter Reed concert? WASHINGTON (AP) -- Folk singer and anti-war activist Joan Baez says she doesn't know why she was not allowed to perform for recovering soldiers recently at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as she planned. In a letter to The Washington...
NBC cameraman flies Mexican flag at march Videographer for Houston affiliate sparks angry response from locals Posted: May 1, 2007 5:00 p.m. Eastern By Art Moore © 2007 WorldNetDaily.com A cameraman for the NBC affiliate in Houston was captured on home video sporting a Mexican...
Allow concealed guns anywhere, governor says By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram staff writer AUSTIN-Gov. Rick Perry, mulling ways to stop the kind of murderous rampages that recently left 33 dead on a college campus in Virginia, said Monday that there's one sure-fire solution he likes:...
One in two Mexicans has family in U.S., poll finds REUTERS 9:56 a.m. April 30, 2007 MEXICO CITY – Almost one in two Mexicans has a family member working in the United States, and a third of those were sent money in the past year, according to a survey published in Mexican daily...
Bill to allow religious expression in schools gets early OK Opponents say that the bill, proposed by Sugar Land Republican Charlie Howard, further erodes the separation of church and state. BY R.A. DYER rdyer@star-telegram.com AUSTIN — Texas school districts would have to...