Articles of Interest
May 21, 2007, 1:00am

As Monica Goodling, a key player in the United States attorney scandal, prepares to testify before Congress on Wednesday, the administration’s strategy is clear. It has offered up implausible excuses, hidden the most damaging evidence and feigned memory lapses, while … Read more »

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May 18, 2007, 1:00am

Yesterday, the House passed a comprehensive $646 billion defense spending bill by an overwhelming vote of 397-27. The bill authorizes “more than $100 billion in military procurement.
From Center for American ProgressRead more »

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May 17, 2007, 1:00am

Several decades ago, a popular strategy emerged in college basketball known as the “four corners” offense.
It was a stall tactic… Read more »

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May 16, 2007, 1:00am

In March 2004, President Bush’s warrantless domestic spying program was temporarily suspended after then-acting Attorney General James Comey refused to sign onto an extension of the program, citing an “extensive review” by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, stating … Read more »

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May 16, 2007, 1:00am

Congress has done a terrible job of regulating electronic voting: It allowed A.T.M.-style voting machines to proliferate without requiring them to produce a paper trail that can be audited to ensure that the results are accurate.
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May 15, 2007, 1:00am

Yesterday, the number two official at the Justice Department, Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty, announced that he would depart later this summer, becoming the “fourth and highest-ranking Justice Department official to resign since the uproar began in Congress over the … Read more »

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May 15, 2007, 1:00am

Warm temperatures melted an area of western Antarctica that adds up to the size of California in January 2005, scientists report.

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May 14, 2007, 1:00am

Forty years ago last month, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rose to the pulpit of New York’s Riverside Church to deliver his first public antiwar speech regarding Vietnam.

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May 13, 2007, 1:00am

The candidates mentioned Reagan’s name 19 times, the current White House occupant’s once. Much as the Republicans hope that the Gipper can still be a panacea for all their political ills, so they want to believe that if only President … Read more »

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May 11, 2007, 1:00am

Since its creation over five years ago, Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba has been a source of human rights abuses that has tarnished the reputation of the United States. Leaders across the world have called for the closure of the … Read more »

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