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Democrats Try to End Impasse Over Delegates

The fate of the Florida and Michigan delegations has emerged as a battleground that could be as important to the candidates as April's Pennsylvania primary.

Party Donations Show G.O.P. Edge

For all the money raised by the Democratic presidential candidates, the Republicans are beating them in one crucial area: fund-raising by the parties themselves.

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At Charter School, Higher Teacher Pay

A New York City charter school is promising to pay teachers $125,000, plus a potential bonus based on schoolwide performance.

13-Year-Old Blazes a Lane in Olympic Pool
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13-Year-Old Blazes a Lane in Olympic Pool

Lia Neal, a newly minted 13-year-old from Brooklyn, has qualified for the Olympic trials in swimming.

Gunman Kills 8 in Attack on School in Jerusalem

It was the deadliest attack on Israeli civilians in nearly two years and the first attack inside Jerusalem in four.

In Crisis, Zimbabwe Asks: Could Mugabe Lose?

Ahead of a presidential election on March 29, Robert G. Mugabe is burdened not only by Zimbabwe's persevering misery, but also by two formidable rivals.

Recreation Fees Rising in Wake of Fires' Costs

Federal land agencies are imposing new fees and increasing existing ones at recreation sites in the West.


A Swiss Alpine Chalet

Therese and Paul Beckwith are the owners of an Alpine chalet with a ski run at the end of the garden and picture-perfect views of snow-clad peaks.

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Why Is a 98 Pickup No. 1 in Mexico?
Why Is a '98 Pickup No. 1 in Mexico?

Decade-old trucks are among the vehicles most sought-after by Mexican used car dealers.

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Fitting In, Japanese Style

Fitting In, Japanese Style When I started, it felt like being in a traffic jam. I knew where I needed to go but I wasn't quite sure how to get there.

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