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For Texting Teens, an OMG Moment When the Phone Bill Arrives By Margaret Webb Pressler Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A01 Sofia Rubenstein, 17, got in trouble the way a lot of teens do these days. Her incessant text-messaging racked up a huge phone bill...
McCain, Cornyn Engage in Heated Exchange Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hasn't spent much time in the Capitol this year as he seeks the GOP presidential nomination. But one of his rare appearances this week provided a pretty salty exchange with a fellow Republican. During a meeting...
Clinton Wants Pre-K for All 4-Year-Olds The Associated Press Monday, May 21, 2007; 8:27 AM WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing a $10 billion federal program aimed at providing voluntary pre-kindergarten for all 4-year-old children...
The President's appointment of General Lute to oversee the war is a major topic of discussion among the military officers here at the Air War College. They are perplexed and in some cases critical of the appointment. The criticism is not directed at General Lute, but rather it...
My belief that America must initiate a Manhattan style project on energy independence has been strengthened by the briefings here at the National Security Forum. Our reliance on foreign sources of energy places us in a very dangerous position both in the short term and for the...
Dell Hell: Computer Giant Faces Consumer Lawsuit Dell is the No. 2 computer seller in the United States, but now some say the technology giant is ripping off its customers. New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a lawsuit against Dell, accusing the company of...
Blind man finds bias in denial of gun permit A North Dakota man who says he would only use the gun for self-defense at close range couldn't get a permit in Moorhead. By David Peterson, Star Tribune Last update: May 15, 2007 – 9:52 PM A North Dakota man who is styling himself as...
Hays County man charged with child abuse fights to keep his parental rights Foster mother says children who once woke regularly from nightmares, now are smiling and happy. Click-2-Listen By Molly Bloom AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, May 17, 2007 SAN MARCOS — The Dripping...
Man indicted after daughter burned in microwave © 2007 The Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas — A man accused of burning his 2-month-old daughter by placing her in a microwave oven has been indicted on a charge of felony injury to a child. Joshua Royce Mauldin, 19, of Warren, Ark...