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Colleges accused of failing civics test Cal, Stanford get poor grades in study Tanya Schevitz, Chronicle Staff Writer Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Seniors at UC Berkeley, the nation's premier public university, got an F in their basic knowledge of American history, government...
Rangers plan draws fire from all sides Strayhorn wants elite law enforcers to handle state's border, security By ARMANDO VILLAFRANCA Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn said Tuesday she will place the Texas Rangers in charge of homeland...
Americans look for political manipulation as gasoline prices plunge By Brad Foss, Associated Press WASHINGTON — There is no mystery or manipulation behind the recent fall in gasoline prices, analysts say. Try telling that to many. motorists. Almost half of Americans believe the...
Patients: Doctor left us with deformed penises 45 malpractice claims have been filed September 25, 2006 BY STEVE PATTERSON Staff Reporter The 44-year-old married Chicago man was lured in 2003 by the promise of a longer and thicker penis. Thousands of dollars and multiple...
Principal defends spending on dog Parent: Activity funds shouldn't be used on Coppell school's poodle 07:12 AM CDT on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 By STELLA M. CHÁVEZ / The Dallas Morning News One parent calls it "Buddygate." But the principal at Coppell's Lakeside Elementary...
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...