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Markets Fall on Drumbeat of Grim Reports

The Standard and Poor's 500-stock index and the Dow Jones industrial average capped their worst four months since 2002.

U.S. - Europe Team Beats Out Boeing on Big Contract

A $40 billion Air Force contract for aerial refueling tankers is now partly in the hands of a foreign company.

Obama Walks a Difficult Path as He Courts Jewish Voters

Senator Barack Obama faces challenges as he tries to strengthen his support among a cornerstone of the Democratic base.

In '08 Politics, Rhode Island Defies Its Size

For the first time anyone can remember, a state with only 665,000 voters is relishing its role in the presidential primary cycle.

Town and Baptist Pastor Vie Over 'Eternity'
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Town and Baptist Pastor Vie Over 'Eternity'

Jim Nimmons, a pastor, is battling his city on the "eternity" he painted on the church roof. Cathedral City, Calif. , officials consider it to be a commercial message.

A Soldier Prince and the Secret Kept by Fleet Street

Despite London's rabid tabloid culture, journalists kept quiet for 10 weeks about Prince Harry's deployment.

Free Lunch Isn't Cool, So Some Students Go Hungry

At many schools, separate lines and menus for those who pay and those who get subsidized meals create a stigma.

Bloomberg Steps In to Help G.O.P. in Albany Fight

While declaring his commitment to nonpartisanship, the mayor has been quietly aiding State Senate Republicans.


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Big Wheels for Iraq's Mean Streets
Big Wheels for Iraq's Mean Streets

Many of the American military's new armored vehicles share components with heavy-duty civilian trucks.

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