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Shock, Sympathy And Denunciation Of U.S. Gun Laws British Newspaper Asks, 'What Price the Right to Bear Arms?' By Kevin Sullivan Washington Post Foreign Service Tuesday, April 17, 2007; Page A11 LONDON, April 16 -- The Virginia Tech shootings received extensive news coverage...
By Olivia Barker, USA TODAY The prom is starting to look even more like a practice wedding. Just as the Big Day has ballooned into a multi-event extravaganza, so, too, has the high school rite, with pre-prom parades and dinners, after-prom parties and next-day breakfasts. The...
By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY Students who participated in programs to discourage sex before marriage didn't hold off any longer than peers who didn't participate in such programs, finds a longterm study authorized by Congress. Those who participated in the four "abstinence-only"...
PARIS — France's foreign intelligence service learned as early as January 2001 that Al Qaeda was preparing a hijacking plot likely to involve a U.S. airplane, former intelligence officials said Monday, confirming a report that also said the CIA received the warning. Le Monde...
April 13, 2007 BY WILLIAM LEE Daily Southtown A secretly recorded video showing a south suburban school principal's sexual dalliances with a teacher in his office -- perhaps once during school hours -- have outraged parents and forced his resignation. Dozens of irate parents...
MARRERO, La. — Dozens of girls were turned away from a prom at Higgins High School because a teacher thought their dresses were too revealing. Families of the girls said the teacher cited alleged violations of the Jefferson Parish schools dress code, most of them related to...
Democratic politicians lose a soapbox with Imus His show gave many of them a way to reach a national audience of white males -- a crucial voting bloc. By Peter Wallsten, Times Staff Writer April 13, 2007 WASHINGTON — They came by the hundreds that hot August day in tiny Johnson...
America's Pimp 'n' Ho Culture Gets Real By Kathleen Parker In my eyes I done seen some crazy thangs in the streets Gotta couple hos workin' on the changes for me ... -- Lyrics from "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp,'' 2006 winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Song, by...
The Ho Industry Alexander Cockburn It's suddenly news that Don Imus shores up his ratings with racist cracks at blacks and Hispanics? Only now, by insulting the women athletes of Rutgers as "nappy-headed ho's," has he crossed the Rubicon of racism and the shout has at last gone...