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Democrats Press House to Expand Health Care Bill

House Democrats have drafted a plan that calls for major changes in Medicare and promises to intensify the battle with the White House over health care.

Unlikely Adversary Arises to Criticize Detainee Hearings

Stephen E. Abraham may have played a key role in the Supreme Court's reversal of its stance on Guant namo Bay prisoners.

Bomb by Bomb, Japan Sheds Military Restraints

Japan is blurring the line between defensive and offensive military power in spite of its pacifist Constitution, rattling nerves in northeast Asia.

Rearming Japan

Calvin Sims and Matthew Orr examine an effort to revise the country's pacifist Constitution.

Former King of Afghanistan Dies at 92
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Former King of Afghanistan Dies at 92

Mohammad Zahir Shah returned to Kabul from exile in 2002. He had been deposed in 1973 after a 40-year reign.

Low-Key Recall of AIDS Drug Hits World's Poor

Roche Pharmaceuticals has come under fire over its recall of an AIDS drug heavily used in the developing world.

For Architects, the Archives as Gold Mine

A small but influential number of celebrity architects are considering selling their archives as they continue to work.

Ruling Party in Turkey Wins Broad Victory

The Islamic-inspired party took nearly half of the total vote in national elections in a stinging rebuke to Turkey's old guard.

TimesSelect Study of Wrongful Convictions Raises Questions Beyond DNA

A study suggests that there are thousands of people serving long sentences for crimes they did not commit but who have no hope that DNA can clear them.

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For Love of a Pet

To what lengths have you gone to care for your pet?

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ArtsBeat: London Theater Journal

London Theater Journal Ben Brantley is writing from London about his 21-day theatergoing marathon.

Playgoers, Beware the Ishtar Invasion

It s time for Broadway to adapt some truly awful 80s movies for the stage, writes Charles Isherwood.

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Battle of the Beds: S.U.V.'s With Pickup Lines

Versatility is both the strength and the weakness of the Ford Explorer Sport Trac and the Chevrolet Avalanche.

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