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'Life's Short, Get a Divorce' Law Firm Ad Causes a Stir in Chicago Neighborhood CHICAGO — A racy divorce lawyers' ad in Chicago's glitzy Gold Coast neighborhood had some area residents raising their eyebrows. "It certainly gets everyone's attention," one woman told local FOX...
A hate crime from the pulpit? Christian leaders say bill may punish speech against homosexuality 11:25 PM CDT on Thursday, May 3, 2007 From Wire Reports WASHINGTON – A hate crimes bill passed Thursday by the House extending coverage to people victimized because of sexual...
House Backs Expanded Hate-Crime Law Bush Has Threatened Veto of Measure to Extend Federal Protection to Gays By Jonathan Weisman Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 4, 2007; Page A04 Brushing aside a veto threat from President Bush, the House yesterday approved legislation...
Bill Proposes Climate Study Focused on U.S. Defense By MARK MAZZETTI Published: May 4, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 3 — Given the jobs of hunting Al Qaeda, tracking nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea, and monitoring the civil strife in Iraq, American spy agencies are not lacking...
Cameras to nab speeders rejected Legislature: House easily passes Southlake lawmaker's measure 10:03 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 By KAREN BROOKS / The Dallas Morning News kmbrooks@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – The House has a message for the East Coast: Don't mess with Texas...
More women carrying concealed weapons Web Posted: 05/02/2007 01:17 AM CDT Sarah Lucero KENS 5 Eyewitness News The number of rapes, robberies, assaults and burglaries are up this year in San Antonio, and among the victims is an overwhelming number of women. However, there are...
Some Republicans split with Bush on the war They say a new spending bill should include benchmarks for the Iraqi government to meet. By Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook, Times Staff Writers May 3, 2007 WASHINGTON — Distressed by the violence in Iraq and worried about tying their...
Antidepressants to carry a new warning The FDA approves a label saying the drugs could increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in adults 18 to 24. By Denise Gellene, Times Staff Writer May 3, 2007 The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the strongest...
Baez: Why was I not in Walter Reed concert? WASHINGTON (AP) -- Folk singer and anti-war activist Joan Baez says she doesn't know why she was not allowed to perform for recovering soldiers recently at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as she planned. In a letter to The Washington...