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News Analysis

Behind Bear Stearns Rescue Plan, a Wall St. Domino Theory

The Federal Reserve's unusual decision to assist a major investment bank underscores a concern that one failure could spread across the financial system.

Run on Big Wall St. Bank Spurs Rescue Backed by U.S.

Potential buyers began circling Bear Stearns after it was given a secured line of credit, and policy makers may spend the weekend dealing with the fallout.

Delegate Battles Embroil 2 States

Fund-raisers for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton are pressuring Democratic Party leaders to resolve an impasse over delegates from Michigan and Florida.

Cubans Fled Team for an Uncertain Future
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Cubans Fled Team for an Uncertain Future

The departure of seven soccer players at an Olympic qualifying event represented a rebuke to the government.

Politics Tests a Town Unity Forged by Gunshots

Kirkwood, Mo. , which was drawn together after shootings last month, is now caught up in a leadership struggle.

1,700 Bands, Rocking as the CD Industry Reels

The South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Tex. , is partly a brainstorming session for a business in transition.

NATO Expansion, and a Bush Legacy, Are in Doubt

Political divisions, Russian tensions and a combat mission in Afghanistan have exposed disparities among members.


Design Spring 2008

It's all about ... the 1980s, design from Cuba, bear necessities and more.

Spitzer Scandal Q&A

Times reporters and editors answered questions.


Movies

Saving Who-Ville Is a Big Production

Saving Who-Ville Is a Big Production Unlike other Dr. Seuss film adaptations, "Horton Hears a Who!" is not one of the worst movies of all time.

A Vicious Attack on Innocent People

A Vicious Attack on Innocent People, on the Screen and in the Theater "Funny Games" offers a spectacle of gratuitous brutality.

2008 Nissan Rogue
Whole Lot of Shakin Going On
Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On

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Out of the Raspberry Patch The challenge of the toy business is that you have huge players like Toys "R" Us. We at F.A.O. Schwarz focus on higher-end toys.

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