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Parent-taught drivers more accident prone By GORDON DICKSON gdickson@star-telegram.com Parents may be their child’s first teachers, but they aren’t necessarily good driver’s ed instructors. Teen-agers taught to drive by their parents are nearly three times more likely to be...
Tenet: "Slam Dunk" Comment Misused Ex-CIA Director Explains Phrase He Says Bush Administration Has Dishonorably Clung To (CBS) Ex-CIA Director George Tenet says the way the Bush administration has used his now famous "slam dunk" comment — which he admits saying in reference to...
Baghdad's Fissures and Mistrust Keep Political Goals Out of Reach By Sudarsan Raghavan Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A01 BAGHDAD, April 25 -- U.S. military commanders say a key goal of the ongoing security offensive is to buy time for Iraq's...
The Democrats' Gonzales By David S. Broder Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A29 Here's a Washington political riddle where you fill in the blanks: As Alberto Gonzales is to the Republicans, Blank Blank is to the Democrats -- a continuing embarrassment thanks to his amateurish...
One Choice in Iraq By Joe Lieberman Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A29 Last week a series of coordinated suicide bombings killed more than 170 people. The victims were not soldiers or government officials but civilians -- innocent men, women and children indiscriminately...
China "women's town" to put men in their place BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tourism authorities are seeking investment to build a novel concept attraction -- the world's first "women's town", where men get punished for disobedience, an official said on Thursday. (Advertisement)...
Rudy Shows Some Brass By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2007 4:20 PM PT National Security: Democratic presidential candidates think Rudolph Giuliani has some nerve saying the U.S. will suffer another 9/11 if one of them is elected. In reality, he touched...
Proposed law: dog attacks once, owner faces felony By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Dogs in Texas are presumed safe until proven dangerous. But maybe not for long. Under a bill that got unanimous approval in the state House Tuesday, dogs could get their owners...
Senate panel OKs requiring ultrasounds before abortions Patients would not have to see images 07:13 PM CDT on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Associated Press AUSTIN – Doctors would have to perform ultrasounds on pregnant women seeking an abortion, but the patients wouldn't be required...