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Overweight kids face widespread stigma NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Overweight children are stigmatized by their peers as early as age 3 and even face bias from their parents and teachers, giving them a quality of life comparable to people with cancer, a new analysis concludes...
Whole Foods Is Hot, Wild Oats a Dud -- So Said 'Rahodeb' Then Again, Yahoo Poster Was a Whole Foods Staffer, The CEO to Be Precise By DAVID KESMODEL and JOHN R. WILKE July 12, 2007; Page A1 In January 2005, someone using the name "Rahodeb" went online to a Yahoo stock-market...
Part-Time Looks Fine To Working Mothers 60% Prefer It to Full-Time or No Job By Donna St. George Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, July 12, 2007; Page A01 new majority of working moms in the United States would be happiest in part-time jobs, with fewer seeing full-time work...
McCain Call Raises an Ethics Question By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and MICHAEL COOPER Published: July 12, 2007 WASHINGTON, July 11 — About 3 p.m. Tuesday, Senator John McCain ducked off the Senate floor, entered the Republican cloakroom and took out his mobile phone. Just hours after...
Bogus company gets radioactives license By H. JOSEF HEBERT, Associated Press Writer Wed Jul 11, 7:42 PM ET WASHINGTON - Congressional investigators set up a bogus company with only a postal box and within a month obtained a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that...
Opposition to War Grows in the Senate But None of the 4 Proposals to Withdraw Troops From Iraq Has Enough Support for Passage By Shailagh Murray and Jonathan Weisman Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, July 12, 2007; Page A05 A bipartisan consensus to dramatically alter the...
U.S. Military Calls Al-Qaeda in Iraq 'Principal Threat' By Sudarsan Raghavan Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, July 12, 2007; Page A19 BAGHDAD, July 11 -- U.S. military officials on Wednesday said they expected the Sunni insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq to "lash out and...
U.S. Warns Of Stronger Al-Qaeda Administration Report Cites Havens in Pakistan By Spencer S. Hsu and Walter Pincus Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, July 12, 2007; Page A01 Six years after the Bush administration declared war on al-Qaeda, the terrorist network is gaining...
Arrest may lead to 'John TV' appearance By ANTHONY SPANGLER Star-Telegram Staff Writer They call it "John TV." The names and photos of people arrested on suspicion of buying or selling sex could be featured on the city's cable television station and highlighted on the city's Web...