Articles of Interest
May 07, 2007, 1:00am

It was another bloody day in Iraq yesterday. At least 95 Iraqis were killed or found dead, while 11 American soldiers and a civilian journalist died in attacks across the country. As the violence raged in Iraq, House Minority Leader … Read more »

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May 03, 2007, 1:00am

An outlawed Northern Ireland group that attacked the province’s Catholic minority for decades and committed Ireland’s deadliest terror strike renounced violence Thursday and pledged to disarm, a surprise breakthrough for peace….

The Ulster Volunteer Force will formally cease involvement in … Read more »

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May 03, 2007, 1:00am

Paul Rieckhoff looked across the crowded restaurant, which was not far from Times Square.

“During World War II,” he said, “we could be in this place and there would be a guy sitting at that table who was in the … Read more »

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May 03, 2007, 1:00am

As Republican contenders for the presidential nomination gather for their first debate Thursday night at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, they are caught between a rock and a hard place. The vast majority of Americans have given up … Read more »

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May 02, 2007, 1:00am

The three short sentences at the beginning of Chapter 17 of former CIA Director George Tenet’s memoir, “At the Center of the Storm,” tell it all: “The United States did not go to war in Iraq solely because of WMD. … Read more »

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April 29, 2007, 1:00am

Surely no one beyond a handful of the most self-deluded Republicans in Congress was surprised at the disclosure by George Tenet, the former intelligence director, that there was never a serious debate in the Bush administration about whether Iraq actually … Read more »

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April 29, 2007, 1:00am

On the heels of a major Supreme Court setback for women’s reproductive rights, Gov. Eliot Spitzer has produced a sound proposal aimed at shoring up those rights in New York State. His timely initiative, which would update the state’s abortion … Read more »

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April 26, 2007, 1:00am

DICK CAVETT: We have, of late, been through many an eventful day. It seems like at least a decade ago that the assault on Don Imus was the Biggest Story Ever Told. I’m sure he’s grateful for the numbing events … Read more »

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April 09, 2007, 1:00am

With less than 22 months left in office, President Bush seems bent on a course of confrontation rather than conciliation as he strives to salvage the semblance of a positive legacy. The choice, to be sure, is not entirely in … Read more »

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April 07, 2007, 1:00am

A great gust of common sense has blown away the rhetoric that obscures the president’s soft-on-polluters policy with slogans such as “Clear Skies.” The Supreme Court decision demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency take steps to regulate emissions that are … Read more »

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