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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...
IRI President addresses students at Colombia University Ahmadinejad-Colombia Varsity-Address Despite entire US media objections, negative propagation and hue and cry in recent days over IRI President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's scheduled address at Colombia University, he gave his...
State shifts funds to pay for teacher fingerprinting About $10 million will cover half of workers; rest to follow in 2 years 07:54 AM CDT on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 By TERRENCE STUTZ / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – More than 400,000 teachers and other school professionals...
Congress Set for Veto Fight on Child Health Care By ROBERT PEAR and CARL HULSE Published: September 25, 2007 WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 — President Bush and the Democratic-controlled Congress prepared Monday for a showdown over the future of health insurance for more than 10 million...
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...