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HARVEY RICE and SAMANTHA LEVINE Houston Chronicle U.S. Rep. Gene Green wants to know why baggage screeners deferred to a Houston police officer instead of using their authority to keep a man they suspected of carrying bomb parts from boarding a plane at Hobby Airport...
ABC NEWS It's easy to name the things that make you happy, but measuring the emotion itself is more difficult. Still, the official study of happiness as a science is booming, and research projects, books, and even college courses are dedicated to it. The most popular course at...
John Ritter USA TODAY The mayor who roiled the culture wars by sanctioning gay marriages has taken on another fractious political issue that bedevils national policymakers: heath care for the uninsured. Mayor Gavin Newsom wants San Francisco to become the first city in the...
Steven Kreytak AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Even if a judge ordered Travis County to retrofit its electronic voting equipment to create a paper ballot with each vote, that update wouldn't be ready for the November elections. And the county couldn't return to its former optical scan...
Kevin Simpson, Ann Schrader, Howard Pankratz and Kieran Nicholson DENVER POST More than 900 pages of writings, diagrams and drawings released Thursday add disturbing detail - but little significant new information - to the established account of how teenagers Eric Harris and...
RALPH BLUMENTHAL New York Times Tom DeLay, the former House majority leader, has to stay on the Texas ballot in November, despite his efforts to move out of state so Republicans can pick a stronger candidate, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. The decision, by Judge Sam Sparks...
Click2Houston.com A flight with a Miss Texas winner reminded a Houston-area man how much fun it can be to fly, and it helped him launch a new business, KPRC Local 2 reported Thursday. Peter Shankman, the entrepreneur who started the Web site www.Airtroductions.com , said the...
BETSY STARK ABC News Dawn Gallina said her career at a prestigious law firm was going well -- until the managing partner found out she had a baby. Then, she said, he started testing her. Would she work Christmas? Come in on weekends? "I would go in and we wouldn't have anything...
ALAN FINDER New York Times A student at Yale University who was once a roving ambassador for the Taliban regime in Afghanistan has been denied admission to a degree-granting program at Yale, one of the student's financial supporters said yesterday. The student, Sayed Rahmatullah...