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Democrats Flood States With Ads as Tuesday Nears

A concentrated burst of advertising is putting the candidates' strategies out in the open and is highlighting the diverging financial fortunes of the two parties.

Nuclear Leaks and Response Tested Obama in Senate

An Illinois controversy pitting two important constituencies against each other put Barack Obama's legislative skills to the test.

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A Frail Economy Raises Pressure on Iran's Rulers

From fundamentalists to reformists, Iranians are talking more loudly about the need for a pragmatic approach.

Seeking a Path in Democracy's Dead End
Joseph Sywenky / Redux, for The New York Times
Seeking a Path in Democracy's Dead End

The Bush administration has quietly come to terms with the police states in Central Asia. Above, in 2005, police confronted protesters in Azerbaijan.

Silicon Valley Memo
Yahoo Deal Is Big, but Is It the Next Big Thing?

In Silicon Valley, buying rather than building from the bottom up is seen as counter to the reinvention culture.

Still Trying to Bring Their Fallen Heroes Home

Spurred by technological strides like DNA matching, some families hope to find the remains of World War II soldiers.

Super Bowl XLII
Perfection Is Afterthought, Perfect Examples Say

Athletes with flawless achievements say making history will not be on the New England Patriots' minds Sunday.


36 Hours in Cairo

36 Hours in Cairo Cairo is third world and first world, pharaonic world and Islamic world all at once. Photographs Slide Show

Rock Around the Block

Touring around New York's old and new music scene.

Comment The Weakened Dollar

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The No. 6 Train

Although it features some of the newest trains in the system, the 6 is just another teeming subway line at rush hour.

Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera
Trim and Ready to Rumble

Driving a Lamborghini is a Rorschach test: Onlookers either melt into puddles or dismiss its driver.

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The Gray Areas of Jasper Johns
Jimmy Carter and James A. Baker III: Voter ID
His City, Lost and Found
The Party Animal Either Plays Well or Fights Well
Weddings and Celebrations