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US defends aid record The Bush administration more than doubled its financial commitment Tuesday to provide relief to nations suffering from the Indian Ocean tsunami, amid complaints that the vacationing President Bush has been insensitive to a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions.
Aid grows amid remarks about Bush's absence The Bush administration more than doubled its financial commitment to provide relief to nations suffering from the Indian Ocean tsunami, amid complaints that the vacationing President Bush has been insensitive to a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions. Among the world's two dozen wealthiest countries, the United States often is among the lowest in donors per capita for official development assistance worldwide, even though the totals are larger. According to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development of 30 wealthy nations, the United States gives the least -- at 0.14 percent of its gross national product, compared with Norway, which gives the most at 0.92 percent.
Texas lawmaker: marijuana punishment should "fit the crime"
Drug would treat early ejaculation Johnson & Johnson seeks FDA approval for sexual dysfunction medication that could reap billions in sales
29 die in insurgent trap Insurgents lured police to a house in west Baghdad with an anonymous tip about a rebel hideout, then set off explosives, killing at least 29 people
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Veterans needing quick cash sign over pensions, pay horrific interest Schemes are probably illegal Mr. Jones signed over his $1,000-a-month military pension for the next five years, a total of $60,000. That is the equivalent of paying interest at a rate of 56 percent a year.
For US, new hurdles on way to Iraqi vote A key factor in determining the legitimacy of elections is the participation of the minority Sunni population.
Lobbying tab $1.1 billion for half a year As President Bush campaigned for reelection pledging to protect doctors and insurance companies from patient lawsuits while easing the tax burden on businesses, industry groups spent record amounts of money lobbying to influence the White House, Congress and their constituents.