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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...
Greg Toppo USA TODAY The nation's largest teachers union has spent more than $8 million in a stealth campaign against President Bush's education reform law, paying for research and political opposition in an effort to derail it, according to a Washington think tank that supports...
Dana Priest WASHINGTON POST Five years after the attacks on the United States, the Bush administration faces the prospect of reworking key elements of its anti-terrorism effort in light of challenges from the courts, Congress and European allies crucial to counterterrorism...
PEGGY O'HARE and DALE LEZON Houston Chronicle Andrea Yates' delusions convinced her that drowning her five children would send their souls to heaven, a psychiatrist told jurors in Yates' capital murder trial Monday. "She believed she was doing the right thing to send her...
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...
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...
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...