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December 4, 2003
won't give points for skin color Citing his belief that
individuals should be judged only by their merit, Texas A&M University
President Robert Gates is bucking the nation's higher education establishment
by announcing the school would not use race as a factor in admissions
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Bexar housing official allowed to resign The commissioners also offered Executive Director Christine Torres a severance package, but details were not released pending her acceptance of the offer.
Jacko accuser's dad in custody fight A new sideshow is about to open in the Michael Jackson circus. The father of the pop star's accuser plans to launch a battle for custody of the teen tomorrow.
New version of Air Force One anecdote British Airways said it has been unable to confirm the new version. "We've looked into it," a spokeswoman said from London. "It didn't happen."
Check your phone bill for a charge called Oops A mistake, or overbilling on purpose? "My experience with cellphone companies, airlines, and Internet providers has been so overwhelmingly dominated by 'mistakes' that I can't believe that it amounts to anything less than an insidious new business model developed to prey upon busy lives"...
US makes big change In 'combatant' policy "..significantly modified one of the government's most controversial anti-terrorism positions: that it may hold alleged enemy combatants indefinitely without representation, even if they are U.S. citizens."
Privacy Case Goes Before Justices Oral arguments at the Supreme Court took on an emotional and, at times, macabre tone yesterday, as the justices weighed a conflict between a skeptical citizen's demand for government disclosure and a grieving family's plea for personal closure -- in the context of the 1993 death of deputy White House counsel Vincent Foster.
Pentagon fired Guantanamo lawyers on first day
Reagan's days pass in silence The Great Communicator is silent now. Robbed of his mind by Alzheimer's disease, Ronald Reagan no longer can dress himself, feed himself or speak. He rarely gets out of bed except to be propped in a wheelchair.
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