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In Baghdad, Justice Behind the Barricades

The Americans and the Iraqi government have erected a legal Green Zone to shelter judges and secure the trials of some of Iraq's most dangerous suspects.

The Long Run
In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd

In his eight years in the Illinois State Senate, Barack Obama did not bring revolution, but he had an eye for opportunity and a willingness to compromise.

Governing Party in Japan Suffers Election Defeat

The main opposition party seized control of the upper house of Parliament by a landslide, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would not step down.

Ingmar Bergman, 89, Famed Director, Dies
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Ingmar Bergman, 89, Famed Director, Dies

Ingmar Bergman, one of the greatest directors in motion picture history, died today, Swedish news reports said.

In Opposing Tax Plan, Schumer Breaks With Party

The senator has been reassuring Wall Street managers that he will resist efforts to increase taxes on their profits.

Without U.S. Rules, Biotech Food Lacks Investors

As U.S. officials get serious about drafting industry rules, big investors may finally be willing to put up money.

Monday on Wall St. : Jitters Rather Than Mergers

Given the rout in the financial markets last week, "Merger Monday" may be suspended %u2014 indefinitely.


 

Theater

Rendezvous at Rydell High, Off 42nd Street

Grease Max Crumm and Laura Osnes were reality-show winners. Now their reality is "Grease" on Broadway.

Audio Audio Slide Show: Fit for a Queen

Laila Robins talks about playing Titania in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in Central Park.

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How Ford Brought Power to the People

Three decades before the muscle car's heyday, Henry Ford bolted a V-8 engine into a light-bodied 1932 chassis.

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Dealing With Morale After Layoffs

Small efforts can go a long way toward comforting co-workers and lightening the mood.

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