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Obama's silence on Imus alarms some blacks Candidate faces first test on handling issues of race By Rick Klein and Joseph Williams, Globe Staff | April 11, 2007 WASHINGTON -- With the Rev. Al Sharpton leading calls Monday for radio host Don Imus to be fired over racially...
By PHILLIP RAWLS 04.10.07, 6:15 PM ET Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani hasn't done a lot of grocery shopping lately - at least based on his answers about the cost of milk and bread. Campaigning in Alabama on Tuesday, the former New York City mayor portrayed...
Climate change concert star Madonna accused of hypocrisy By RICHARD SIMPSON The stars of a major Live 8-style concert to raise awareness of climate change have been condemned as hypocrites for failing to lead environmentally friendly lives themselves. The likes of Madonna and...
A boost for child Medicaid services By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The state will spend $700 million over the next two years to improve health care for needy children under the settlement of a class-action lawsuit presented in court...
British Forces Banned From Selling Stories Decision Follows Outcry Over Fees for Ex-Captives By Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan Washington Post Foreign Service Tuesday, April 10, 2007; Page A09 LONDON, April 9 -- Britain's Defense Ministry banned military personnel from selling...
High Stakes: Chávez Plays the Oil Card By SIMON ROMERO and CLIFFORD KRAUSS Published: April 10, 2007 CARACAS, Venezuela, April 9 — With President Hugo Chávez setting a May 1 deadline for an ambitious plan to wrest control of several major oil projects from American and European...
Sex Offenders Test Churches’ Core Beliefs By NEELA BANERJEE Published: April 10, 2007 CARLSBAD, Calif. — On a marquee outside and on a banner inside, Pilgrim United Church of Christ proclaims, “All are welcome.” Sustained by the belief that embracing all comers is a living...
Clinton, Obama to Skip Fox-Sponsored Debate Tuesday, April 10, 2007; Page A04 Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Barack Obama (D-Ill.) yesterday joined former North Carolina senator John Edwards (D) in deciding to skip a debate scheduled for September that Fox News is co-...
Pilot's potty-mouth grounds Northwest flight ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A Northwest Airlines flight was canceled because the pilot was yelling obscenities during a cellphone conversation while people were boarding, and cursed one passenger, a federal official said Saturday. The pilot...