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RICE BOILS OVER AT BUBBA RIPS 'FLATLY FALSE' CLAIM ON BUSH'S BID TO GET BIN LADEN By IAN BISHOP Post Correspondent September 26, 2006 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice yesterday accused Bill Clinton of making "flatly false" claims that the Bush administration didn't lift a...
Tobacco Makers Lose Key Ruling on Latest Suits by DAVID CAY JOHNSTON and MELANIE WARNER Published: September 26, 2006 In a legal blow to the tobacco industry, a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled yesterday that people who smoked light cigarettes that were often promoted as a safer...
Mel Gibson has returned to the spotlight to promote his upcoming movie "Apocalypto," and to criticize the war in Iraq, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Almost two months after he railed against Jews when he was arrested for driving drunk in Malibu, the actor made a surprise...
Karen DeYoung THE WASHINGTON POST The war in Iraq has become a primary recruitment vehicle for violent Islamic extremists, motivating a new generation of potential terrorists around the world whose numbers may be increasing faster than the United States and its allies can reduce...
ASSOCIATED PRESS In a combative interview on Fox News Sunday, former President Clinton defended his handling of the threat posed by Osama bin Laden, saying he tried to have bin Laden killed and was attacked for his efforts by the same people who now criticize him for not doing...
JAMES PINKERTON Houston Chronicle First it was a trickle, now it's a flood. Rising numbers of undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America are streaming into Texas to give birth, straining hospitals and costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, health...
ALAN SCHER ZAGIER Associated Press writer Teen drug users know better than to cross paths with police officers walking the beat or school principals roaming the hallways. Now there's a new enemy in the generational war on drugs: drug testing-parents. The explosion of Internet...
More and more couples are turning to an embryo-screening technique that allows them to choose the genetic makeup of their children, according to a survey released yesterday in the online edition of the journal Fertility and Sterility. Some use the test so they can give birth to...
Kinky Friedman's use of a racial slur in his outrage-humor stage show in 1980 caused a firestorm Thursday in the governor's race as critics said the satirist too frequently engages in racially charged comments. The controversy has been smoldering for two weeks, ever since...