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The Magic Touch? Winfrey Lends Her Brand and Her Empire in Support of Obama's Presidential Bid By Matthew Mosk Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, September 5, 2007; Page A06 The Oprah-Obama '08 bumper sticker was meant to be only a lark, hawked on the Internet for $3.99...
Mom of paralyzed teen sues store, alleging beer sales to minors Associated Press DALLAS — A woman whose 15-year-old daughter was paralyzed in a single-car accident that killed three other teens has sued a North Richland Hills convenience store over its alleged sale of alcohol to...
TIPTON, Iowa - — Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards said on Sunday that his universal health care proposal would require that Americans go to the doctor for preventive care. "It requires that everybody be covered. It requires that everybody get preventive care," he...
President Bush basically ignored the subprime crisis while it was incubating. Last week, though, he unveiled a proposed fix -- and not a moment too soon. A month from now, $50 billion worth of adjustable rate mortgages will "reset" from the low interest rates at which they...
Sant S. Chatwal, an Indian American businessman, has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaigns, even as he battled governments on two continents to escape bankruptcy and millions of dollars in tax liens. The founder of the Bombay...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration can proceed with a plan to open the U.S. border to long haul Mexican trucks as early as next week after an appeals court rejected a bid by labor, consumer and environmental interests to block the initiative. ADVERTISEMENT The 9th...
NEW YORK (Aug. 30) - The housing boom may have ended, but even at its peak, it left legions of low-income, working families worse off in its wake. According to a new study from the Center for Housing Policy, an affiliation of the National Housing Conference, the percentage of...
AUSTIN — State Trooper Todd Dylan Holmes was just 29 when he died in the line of duty. He wasn't killed in a shootout or scuffling with a suspect. Instead, his patrol car was struck broadside by an 18-wheeler when he tried to cross a highway to pursue another vehicle in East...
Student Suspended Over Stadium Prank A high school student who tricked football fans from a crosstown rival into holding up signs that together spelled out, "We Suck," was suspended for the prank, students said. Kyle Garchar, a senior at Hilliard Davidson High School in suburban...