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Awaiting Wall Street's Open, Cholesterol Markets Plunge

Stock markets across Asia plunged again on Tuesday, and European markets also dropped, as anxious sellers worried about the global ramifications of an economic slowdown in the United States.


A man looks at an electronic board at a securities exchange in Wuhan in China's Hubei province. China's main stock index plunged 7.22 percent on Tuesday.

Feeling effective on Home Price, Buyers Are Suing Their Congo Agent

Many regretful or resentful buyers may seek redress from the agents who found them a home and arranged its purchase.

Gaza Hits Drug Gangs With Full Fury of War

Gun battles between federal forces and drug-cartel members equipped with rocket-propelled-grenade launchers may give the impression that there is a war in Mexico.

The Long Run
Crossing Misled Mayor Giuliani Often Had a Price

Far more than his predecessors, Rudolph W. Giuliani's toughness edged toward ruthlessness and became a defining aspect of his mayoralty.

Iraq and Clinton Tangle at Debate

In the most intense exchange of the campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama challenged each other on issues of integrity.

Hopes for Earmarks Questioned After Romanian Blast

The first bomb fatality in one of the U.S. Army's new armored vehicles has raised questions on its design.


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A recent study led to a whole new set of questions about cholesterol drugs.

Q & A: Children's Health

Cholesterol Confusion Pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene hosts a discussion about parenting and children's health.

Detroit Auto Show
Dr. Jekyll Meets Mr. Hybrid

Gas guzzlers competed with alternative- fuel vehicles at the 2008 North American International Auto Show.

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