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TERENCE HUNTAP Associated Press President Bush said Monday it was "disgraceful" that the news media had disclosed a secret CIA-Treasury program to track millions of financial records in search of terrorist suspects. The White House accused The New York Times of breaking a long...
TOM RAUM Associated Press A Pentagon troop withdrawal plan is among options being considered for Iraq, the White House said Monday. President Bush said U.S. troop levels will be determined by military commanders, the new Iraqi government and conditions on the ground. Bush told...
Charlie Goodyear San Francisco Chronicle That Styrofoam container keeping your coffee piping hot and your takeout sushi safely cool could be headed for the dustbin of history in "green" San Francisco next year under legislation being introduced today. Board of Supervisors...
SABRINA TAVERNISE The New York Times Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki presented a muted "national reconciliation" plan on Sunday that outlined a general direction for his new government, but offered neither a broad amnesty for insurgents nor any new options for members of...
TIMOTHY L. O'BRIEN and STEPHANIE SAUL The New York Times Warren E. Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and one of the world's wealthiest men, plans to donate the bulk of his $44 billion fortune to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four other philanthropies...
ARLINGTON – Football may be king in these parts, but that doesn't mean much at the cash registers. A new statewide study co-written by a University of Texas at Arlington economist found that sales tax revenue drops by more than $560,000 every time a city hosts a regular-season...
Delphine Schrank Washington Post A "deep attitudinal divide" exists between Western and Muslim publics, with Muslims in the Middle East, Asia and Africa more critical of Westerners than vice versa, according to a survey released today. But attitudes are not monolithic, the study...
Maura Reynolds LA Times The Republican-controlled Senate rejected two Democratic measures Thursday calling for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, votes that were less an attempt to legislate than a test of Democratic unity on an issue that could prove decisive in November's...
Josh Meyer and Greg Miller LA Times The U.S. government, without the knowledge of many banks and their customers, has engaged for years in a secret effort to track terrorist financing by accessing a vast database of confidential information on transfers of money between banks...