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Putting Money on the Table By ALEX WILLIAMS Published: September 23, 2007 FOR Whitney Hess, a 25-year-old software designer in Manhattan, the tension that ultimately ended her recent relationships was all right there, in the digits on her pay stub. The awkwardness started with...
Wesley Clark: The military in Iraq are resolving nothing There are more important issues than troop numbers and withdrawal dates. The US should take a lead in talking to Iran – now Published: 09 September 2007 When well-qualified retired officers speak out against their...
TSA considers reservations for airport security By Thomas Frank, USA TODAY Like golfers who reserve tee times and diners who reserve restaurant slots, airline passengers may be able to reserve the time they go through airport security. The Transportation Security Administration...
Hillary weathers Sunday morning grilling By: Ben Smith Sep 23, 2007 01:28 PM EST Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton beamed her way through a barrage of questions from five political talk show hosts Sunday morning, appearances that offered some details of her plans on health care and...
New York Times Says It Violated Policies Over MoveOn Ad By Howard Kurtz Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, September 24, 2007; Page A08 After two weeks of denials, the New York Times acknowledged that it should not have given a discount to MoveOn.org for a full-page...
Movie time for the 21-and-over crowd By P.J.Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 24, 2007 ROSEMONT, ILL. -- -- Tricia and Robert Holman strolled through the lobby of a new movie theater past a cluster of teenage boys talking loudly on their cellphones. The...
Obama Floats Social Security Tax Hike Democratic Presidential Candidate Suggests Taxing Those Who Make More Than $97,000 Per Year By TEDDY DAVIS Sept. 22, 2007 Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., is considering a major tax hike on the rich to shore up the nation's Social Security system...
Clay sports offered after class A new pilot program will give Texas students a chance to compete in team target shooting events By TERRI LANGFORD Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle When 16-year-old Ryan Sijansky heard his high school was about to introduce a new sport that would...
Monstrous idiocy Monday, September 24th 2007, 4:00 AM Editorial The Columbia University dean who is sponsoring today's obscene appearance by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is deeply unworthy of the position he holds. In saying that he would welcome Adolf Hitler to campus, John Coatsworth...