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Middle-aged women are less likely to be happy By Marilyn Elias, USA TODAY Women from the mid-30s to mid-50s are less likely than Americans overall to be very happy, and many are racked by worries about aging parents and other family members, a national survey reports Monday...
Farmers Branch council OKs illegal-immigration measuresBy PATRICK McGEE STAR-TELEGRAM STAFF WRITER SPECIAL TO THE STAR-TELEGRAM/EMILY HUGHES Rosa Gamez of Farmers Branch, far right, protests outside City Hall on Monday. Hundreds from both sides sought to attend the meeting...
Moms want flashing made a felony Amy Roe Journal Reporter A group of Eastside mothers is pushing for tougher penalties for those who expose themselves to young children. Christine Discoe, of Redmond, started Mothers Against Sexual Predators after learning that a Bellevue lawyer...
Pelosi Backs Murtha's Bid for House Majority Leader WASHINGTON — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, in line to become speaker of the House, stepped into a postelection power struggle among fellow Democrats on Sunday with a letter of support for Rep. Jack Murtha in the race to pick a majority...
Panel May Have Few Good Options to Offer Bipartisan Group's Plan Expected in Dec. By Michael Abramowitz and Thomas E. Ricks Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, November 12, 2006; Page A01 After meeting with President Bush tomorrow, a panel of prestigious Americans will begin...
Saudi Arabia: Iraq a major terror base Saudi Arabia's interior minister on Sunday called Iraq a major base for terrorism, a sign of growing alarm over the neighboring country where U.S. forces are struggling to prevent Sunni-Shiite violence from escalating into full-scale civil...
Democrats to 'revisit' law creating border fence By Shaun Waterman UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL November 11, 2006 Democrats will look again at the legislation mandating 698 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border and might seek to scrap the plan altogether when they take...
Adam Nagourney, Jim Rutenberg and Jeff Zeleny THE NEW YORK TIMES On a warm night in mid-September, Representative Rahm Emanuel, the Illinois Democrat leading his party’s campaign to win back the House, stood in front of I Ricchi, a stylish Italian restaurant in downtown...
Greg Miller LA TIMES In turning to former CIA Director Robert M. Gates to take the reins at the Pentagon, President Bush has selected a low-key loyalist who is in many ways the opposite of outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Whereas Rumsfeld often seemed bent on...