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Plan for Overhaul Vote System Will Be Delayed

Pressured by state and local officials, Democratic leaders in Congress are slowing their drive to revamp the nation's voting systems.

U.S. Generals Request Delay in Judging Iraq

Their appeals were met by rebukes from lawmakers of both parties, who warned that time was running out.

Women Supportive but Skeptical of Clinton, Poll Says

The senator faces skepticism among older and married women, according to the latest Times / CBS News poll.

Story of an Image

A bloody face in the steam blast, and the man who helped her.

Israel Frees Palestinian Prisoners
Ariel Schalit / Associated Press
Israel Frees Palestinian Prisoners

Israel released more than 250 Palestinian prisoners, of 10,000 held, to bolster Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president. Above, men waited at the Ketziot prison today.

Alliances Shift as Turks Weigh a Political Turn

Liberal Turks are pledging votes to religious politicians as well as a new array of independents in Sunday's election.

Fit Young Pitchers See Elbow Repair as Cure-All

The success of Tommy John surgery among major leaguers has prompted young pitchers to push for it.

New York Deal Tightens Limits on Election Cash

The agreement would ban contributions from registered lobbyists and reduce the amount most donors can give.


 

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For a Condo Hotel, Try a Second-Tier Town

For a Condo Hotel, Try a Second-Tier Town Unlikely destinations are playing an important role for condo-hotel developers.

Home of Small Ball

Home of Small Ball Little League Baseball was born in Williamsport, Pa.

Up, Up and Gently Away

Up, Up and Gently Away It's the season for balloon festivals, from New York to New Mexico.

What You Get for ... $500,000

Three- bedroom homes in Northport, Me. , and Traverse City, Mich. , and a loft condo in Los Angeles.

Towed and Confused

Finding a parking space in New York City is not made any easier by some of the most cryptic parking signs anywhere.

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The Anguish of a Part-Timer

Strangely enough, part-time jobs can be a lot less flexible than full-time jobs.

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