November 26, 2003
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says it hasn't spied on protesters
to America: Can you spare a dime?
York passing the hat to help statue reopen The landmark
has been closed because of security concerns since the 9/11 terror
attacks - and while the feds dole out millions in homeland security
funds to out-of-harm's way states like Wyoming, they haven't forked
over enough dough to reopen the nation's most enduring symbol of
the most plumber-ful time of the year Thanksgiving has become
far and away the busiest time of the year for plumbers trying to take
out what nature - or good sense - never intended to be put in [pipes].
of Guard, Reservists to double in Iraq Nearly
40 percent of the American forces in Iraq will be from the National
Guard and Reserve after the Pentagon completes a massive switchout of
troops starting in January
Soldier husband 'did not die in vain' Army Spc. Genaro Acosta,
killed in early November when his vehicle ran over a pair of homemade
bombs in Iraq, was laid to rest with full military honors Tuesday at
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
pays up for fatal Iraq accidents Over 10,000 claims but families
must waive rights
Hillary Clinton to spend Thanksgiving with troops in Afghanistan, then
visit Iraq "This administration is run by people who have
been obsessed with Saddam Hussein for more than a decade," Clinton
said. "And the fact that they could have been so poorly informed
and prepared raises a lot of serious questions about the decisions they
are making now."
enlist to help one another As more reservists and guardsmen
head to Iraq, relatives find comfort together
Attacks on U.S. forces decline insurgents are increasingly targeting
Iraqis working with the U.S.-led coalition in an effort to intimidate
Houston boy's birthday spoiled by toy thief
researcher case jury breaks for holiday A Texas Tech University
researcher set off a bioterrorism scare when he lied about misplacing
30 vials of the deadly plague bacteria
Respond: 'I Do,' 'I Might' and 'I Won't' The response by gay couples
to last week's ruling by Massachusetts' highest court that same-sex couples
should be allowed to marry has been hardly monolithic.
Horse Memorial reaches milestone Workers this month completed
blocking out the upper half of the 22-story high horse's head on the world's
largest sculpture. Crazy Horse Memorial website
mental patient goes on bulldozer rampage
fakir flummoxes physicians Doctors and experts are baffled
by an Indian hermit who claims not to have eaten or drunk anything
for several decades - but is still in perfect health.
seize dancing Saddam and bin Laden dolls
Campbell apologizes after DUI arrest
to extinction for world's great apes
accuser's payout past
accuser doing poorly The cancer kid in the Michael Jackson sex
scandal is sick again and living in poverty without even a bed to sleep
in - while the star's handlers vowed yesterday to crush anyone who maligns
the self-styled King of Pop.
Neil Bush a babe magnet In court depositions taken in March and
just released, the 48-year-old Bush said the babes knocked on his hotel
door looking for fun and he, being a big-hearted Texan, merely obliged.
brother's divorce reveals sex romps Neil Bush, younger brother
of President Bush, detailed lucrative business deals and admitted to engaging
in sex romps with women in Asia in a deposition taken in March as part
of his divorce from now ex-wife Sharon Bush.
3 Rick Casey, Houston
Chronicle 11/15/2003 Neil
Bush topic of Taiwan flap