Friday, February 22, 2008 Last Update: 4:52 AM ET

Rescues for Homeowners in Debt Weighed

With the collapse of the housing boom, the government is considering proposals to rescue the nearly 8.8 million homeowners, or 10.3 percent of the total, who are underwater.

Pakistan Shift Could Curtail Drone Strikes

American officials are worried a recent agreement with Pakistani authorities to relax operating rules for U.S. armed surveillance aircraft might be curtailed by political changes in Pakistan.

The McCain Article

Editors and reporters who worked on The Times's recent article about Senator John McCain will answer questions from readers.

Across the Bay, on a School Bus Wearing Skis
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La Pointe Journal
Across the Bay, on a School Bus Wearing Skis

In La Pointe, Wis. , a gliding boatmobile, known as a windsled, carries some 20 students. Photographs Slide Show

Debate Takes On Contentious Air for Democrats

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama veered from collegial to combative in a debate on Thursday.

Spending by Clinton Campaign Worries Supporters

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign finance report appeared to be a map of her management failings.

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Greatest Guitarist

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New York Philharmonic in Asia

Overtures to North Korea ; selling concerts like burgers ; and other reports from Daniel J. Wakin in Shanghai.

In Milan, a Four-Year Hunt for the Perfect Home
In Milan, a Four-Year Hunt for the Perfect Home

A massive three-month remodeling transformed an apartment in Milan into a four- bedroom, four-bath mix of old and new.

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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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