Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Last Update: 4:52 AM ET

Wisconsin and Hand Victories to Obama

Barack Obama cut into Hillary Rodham Clinton's long-held support among women, union members and middle-aged voters in Tuesday's contests.

Small Donations Add Up for Obama

Barack Obama's success at fund-raising is tempting him to back away from accepting public financing in the general election.

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The 2008 Campaign
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  Hawaii Wash. Wis.
Hillary Rodham 24% - 41%
Barack Obama 76 - 58
Reporting 68% - 99%
John McCain - 49% 55%
Mike Huckabee Clinton - 22 37
Reporting - 57% 99%
Castro Circle Likely to Hold Power After His Resignation

The announcement that Fidel Castro would step down opens the door to his brother Ra l or another member of his inner circle.

Pakistan Victors Want Dialogue With Militants

The winners of the parliamentary elections said that they would take a new approach to fighting Islamic militants.

Health Plans
Lacking Cure, a New Tack on a Muscle Disease

For all of the money raised to find a cure for muscular dystrophy, the disease still confines thousands of boys.

Tape Inquiry: Ex-Spymaster in the Middle

The actions of a key figure in a controversy over destroyed interrogation tapes show the C.I.A.'s protective instinct.

Slowdown Hits Towns at Outskirts of Texas Boom

Texas as a whole is booming, but across the state's outermost exurbs, formed by waves of new housing, building has ground almost to a halt.


Small Business

Stumping for Shelf Space

The makers of Guru energy drinks are trying to crack New York City's beverage market.

Readers' Comments
Pettitte's Admission

How do you feel about Andy Pettitte's admission that he used performance- enhancing drugs?


Stolen Art on Display in a Search for Owners

Stolen Art on Display in a Search for Owners A museum in Jerusalem has opened an exhibition of art looted by the Nazis and returned after the war.

Jon Stewart Pedals Fast for Oscars

Jon Stewart, Hands Long Tied by Strike, Pedals Fast for Oscars Until the writers' strike ended, Jon Stewart was unable to prepare for his Oscar assignment.

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G.M. Raids the Pantry and Bakes a Prize

With the 2008 Malibu, G.M. has finally delivered the first-class midsize sedan it promised for years.

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