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Fed Chief's Reassurance Fails to Halt Stock Plunge

On a day when stocks were pushed down another 3 percent, all major players in Washington agreed on the need for putting extra money into people's hands quickly.

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Southern Blacks Are Split on Clinton vs. Obama

If any election can prove that Southern blacks are not a monolithic voting bloc, it is the 2008 Democratic contest.

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Americans in the Action for Macao Casinos
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Americans in the Action for Macao Casinos

Las Vegas Sands opened the Venetian Macao resort casino in August. Macao is poised to overtake all of Nevada as the biggest gambling territory in the world.

Frontier Insurgency Spills Into a Pakistani City

Escalating political tension has made Peshawar a target of Islamic militants from nearby tribal areas.

Despite Doubts, Cancer Therapy Draws Patients

Americans with prostate cancer are traveling abroad for a treatment that is not approved in the United States.

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Straight Out of a Dream

A Weekend Home That's Straight Out of a Dream Nabbing a prized modern home on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Easy Glider: This Isn't Your Flexible Flyer

Easy Glider: This Isn't Your Flexible Flyer In the sport of free-sledding, you ride on your knees and catch air.

A Town With a Bleak Past Starts to Blossom

A Mining Town With a Bleak Past Starts to Blossom Kellogg, Idaho, is reinventing itself for those with a pioneer spirit.

In the Czech Republic, a Green Castle

In the Czech Republic, a Green Castle What sets Chateau Mcely apart from other restored castle-cum- hotels and private residences are some features that few people ever see.

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Dancing Permitted

Dancing Permitted My father, in his own quiet German way, took pride in what I did, but it was baffling to him.


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