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  • Published
    March 20, 2010
    Saul Linares

    New tactics in immigration reform

    Groups are reaching out to African-Americans, likening their situation to civil rights of the 1960s.

  • Published
    March 20, 2010

    GOP holds up Treasury appointments

    Some Republican senators have blocked postings as leverage for getting their way on other issues.

  • Published
    March 20, 2010

    Oregon trial may open secret files of sex abuse by Boy Scout leaders

    The case centers on whether the Boy Scouts did enough to protect boys from a molester.

  • Published
    March 20, 2010
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, George Mitchell

    Clinton: Indirect Mideast talks likely to resume

    The United States says a confrontation with Israel over settlements has the process back on track.

  • Published
    March 19, 2010

    Health care debate: The hows, whys, what ifs

    Some questions and answers on the Democrats' health bill as a vote draws near:

  • Published
    March 15, 2010

    World/Nation Dispatches

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan Taliban calls bomb attacks a warning to top general The Taliban have called their deadly bomb attacks on the southern city of Kandahar a warning to NATO’s top general that the insurgents are ready for the war’s next major offensive in their heartland. The series of bombings Saturday night demolished buildings and killed […]

  • Published
    March 15, 2010

    Chinese premier criticizes U.S. position on currency

    BEIJING — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Sunday lectured the United States, criticizing its call for China to let its currency rise against the dollar to boost U.S. exports, advising it to work harder to improve its financial system and directing it to change its foreign policy to improve relations with China. Wen’s comments – […]

  • Published
    March 15, 2010

    Weapons transfers raise alarms, peace group warns

    STOCKHOLM — Surging global weapons transfers are raising concerns about arms races in tension-fraught areas of the globe, a leading peace research group warned today. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said transfers of major conventional weapons rose by 22 percent in 2005-2009, compared to the previous five-year period. The United States remains the biggest […]

  • Published
    March 15, 2010

    Witnesses: Snowmobilers may have set off deadly slide

    Two people die in a Canadian avalanche at an unsanctioned rally where sledders were racing.

  • Published
    March 15, 2010
    Peter Graves

    Peter Graves, 83, ‘Mission: Impossible’ star, dies

    The actor portrayed Jim Phelps, leader of a gang of special agents, on the long-running TV series.

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