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CBS sticks with memo story The memos seem to show President Bush's National Guard commander believed Mr. Bush at times shirked his duties and used his political influence. The network is adamantly defending the authenticity of the memos, saying experts who examined the memos concluded they were authentic
Will Bush / Kerry "truths" affect votes? Glenn Smith, the veteran Texas Democratic political operative who launched Texans for Truth, says the group raised $400,000 within 72 hours after unveiling its television ad last week in which a retired lieutenant colonel from the Alabama Air National Guard said he never saw Bush at a time the future president was supposed to be serving in the same unit.
Arrest in case of mandatory tips at restaurant raises the issue of whether the gratuities that restaurants automatically tack on for serving large groups are legally enforceable debts.
on assault weapons expires tonight
I don't agree at all with the politics of this editorial cartoon, but it is perversely amusing, ain't it...
Families of wounded face huge burdens A mother who showed her brain-damaged son photos of his family to revive his blurred memory. A Colorado man who kept a vigil by his son's hospital bed during the 19-year-old Marine's three-month coma. Nearly 7,000 men and women have been injured since fighting broke out in Iraq in 2003, more than half wounded badly enough that they could not return to duty.
Iranian military units start exercise at Iraqi border with a top commander saying the exercise was designed to reinforce Iran's resolve to defend itself against "big powers."
Trial nears for airman but case is crippled Almost half of the 30 original charges against Al Halabi have been dropped amid revelations of sloppy evidence-gathering and defense claims of overzealous prosecution
Coalition holds off efforts to take rebel-run cities US surgical strikes continue, but no major move is expected before November
Foam" beds discussed In the 1970's, NASA was
seeking to cushion astronauts from tremendous G-force during take-off
and landing. Agency scientists came up with what they called visco-elastic
memory foam - a dense, heat- and pressure-sensitive foam that
conforms to the body's shape, returning to its original shape
when the pressure is removed.
Dad tries to kill self with cop's gun after baby dies in hot van "He was certainly distraught," a cop says of the father, who is on suicide watch. "He went to work and forgot to take the baby to the baby sitter. His routine was to take her to the baby sitter, and he forgot."
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