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FEMA ordered to resume Katrina paymentsMATT APUZZO Associated Press WASHINGTON - Hurricane Katrina victims won two court battles this week but both victories could be short-lived. On Wednesday, a federal judge said the Bush administration must immediately resume housing payments...
The Internet is buzzing with rumors that Danny DeVito was inebriated during his Wednesday morning appearance on the daytime talk show "The View." The actor, who was on the show to promote his movie "Deck the Halls," admitted he had been partying with George Clooney the night...
Violent video game effects linger in brain: study Teens who play violent video games show increased activity in areas of the brain linked to emotional arousal and decreased responses in regions that govern self-control, a study released on Tuesday found. The study used...
Kids fail TAKS, still pass 01:31 AM CST on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 By JOSHUA BENTON / The Dallas Morning News For fifth-graders having trouble with the TAKS test, everything comes down to a familiar factor: Location, location, location. Texas' law against social promotion...
Pancake Customers Hopping Mad Over ID Policy Diners Asked To Turn Over IDs Before Eating POSTED: 6:58 am EST November 28, 2006 QUINCY, Mass. -- Customers were shocked by a new policy at a local International House Of Pancakes restaurant recently when they were asked to turn over...
Wal-Mart Plans to Test Online Films By BRAD STONE Published: November 29, 2006 The decade-old DVD moved two small steps closer yesterday to technology’s endangered-species list. Wal-Mart, the country’s largest seller of movies, announced that next year it will begin testing a...
Judge: Make Bills Recognizable to Blind Nov 28 6:10 PM US/Eastern By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer The government discriminates against blind people by printing money that all looks and feels the same, a federal judge said Tuesday in a ruling that could change the face of...
Hezbollah Said to Help Shiite Army in Iraq A senior American intelligence official said Monday that the Iranian-backed group Hezbollah had been training members of the Mahdi Army, the Iraqi Shiite militia led by Moktada al-Sadr. The official said that 1,000 to 2,000 fighters...
Activists urge boycott of the 'N-word' Black leaders mount campaign over Michael Richards' comments. But others say banning the word goes too far. By Valerie Reitman, Times Staff Writer November 28, 2006 Comic Paul Mooney used to joke in his routine that he uttered the "N-word"...