Thursday, January 24, 2008 Last Update: 4:52 AM ET

Militiamen Attacks Imperil Iraq Allied With U.S.

A recent in spate of killings has targeted members of the Awakening Council, a predominantly Sunni group that has offered valued help to American troops.

Soci t G n rale Reveals $7 Billion Fraud

The French bank Soci t G n rale said that it had uncovered "an exceptional fraud" by a trader that would cost it about $7.1 billion.

F.D.A. Requiring Suicide Studies in Drug Trials

Makers of drugs to treat obesity, depression and other conditions are being asked for the first time to include suicide assessments in their clinical trials.

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Palestinians in Egypt
Palestinians in Egypt

Thousands crossed into Egypt from Gaza to buy supplies that had been cut off.

Fears Anew in Area Rife With Sex Offenders
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Fears Anew in Area Rife With Sex Offenders

Richard Alliegro's daughter was approached by a driver in Mastic, N.Y. , where more than two dozen registered sex offenders live in a single school district.

Next on the Worry List: Shaky Insurers of Bonds

The notion that the failure of even one big bond insurer might begin a chain reaction has unnerved Wall Street.

Romney Leads in Ill Will Among G.O.P. Candidates

Within the small circle of Republican presidential contenders, Mitt Romney has become the most disliked.

Olympic Teams Vying to Defeat Beijing's Smog

An exercise physiologist is hard at work preparing the U.S. Olympic Team for air pollution at the Beijing Games.


Personal Tech  

New Tools to Bolster Mac's World

 The Macintosh Is Hot Again Macintosh sales rise and two new software programs fill big holes in the computer's landscape.

The End for Analog TV?

The End for Analog TV? In February 2009, most TV stations will quit broadcasting analog TV signals over the air.

Working With Your Heartbeat

The Yamaha Bodibeat MP3 player plays tunes in sync with your heartbeat.

Living in a Dutch Town House

Built in 1600, the five-story property is considered one of Utrecht's most beautiful. And the neighborhood isn't bad either.

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Dr. Jekyll Meets Mr. Hybrid

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

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