Tuesday, January 1, 2008 Last Update: 4:50 AM ET

Outside Groups Spend Visibly Heavily and to Sway '08 Races

Independent groups are using their financial muscle as never before to influence the presidential race.

  •  Back Story With The Times's Leslie Wayne

After Ruling, Groups Spend Heavily to Sway Races

Independent groups are using their financial muscle as never before to influence the presidential race.

  •  Back Story With The Times's Leslie Wayne
Pakistan Spouse, Seen as Likely to Delay Elections

Officials said they would announce a decision Wednesday on a date for elections, while the opposition politician Nawaz Sharif called for President Pervez Musharraf to resign.

his Bhutto Divisive Figure, Asserts Himself

While Bilawal Bhutto Zardari brings the much-needed continuity of the family name, it is father who will be the critical figure over the next several years.

Gay Muslims Pack Their Own Dance Floor
Jan-Peter Boening for The New York Times
Berlin Journal
Gay Muslims Pack Their Own Dance Floor

The club night known as Gayhane is a rare opportunity for gay, lesbian and bisexual Muslims in Germany to merge their immigrant cultures and sexual identities.


 
Habitats: Turning Steel Into Lace

For five years, an artist who works in metal has lived rent-free in a picturesque house in Putnam Valley, N.Y.

The Year in Cars

Three writers list their ten favorites, from powerful exotics to sensible sedans.

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