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Generals Differ on the Timing of Troop Cuts

Fault lines are beginning to emerge in a debate between commanders in the field and senior generals at the Pentagon over options for withdrawing forces in Iraq.

With Troop Rise, Iraqi Detainees Soar in Number

A 50 percent increase in the number of detainees comes, officials said, because U.S. forces are operating in areas where they had not been present for some time.

Chinese Seek to Buy an American Maker of Disk Drives

The overture for Seagate Technology from a Chinese technology company has raised concerns among U.S. government officials about risks to national security.

Photographs Photos of the Week

Photographs from the New York region, compiled by City Room .

Dead of Night: Yankees Lose at 3:30 A.M.
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Dead of Night: Yankees Lose at 3:30 A.M.

Detroit's Carlos Guillen, right, hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Tigers to a 9-6 victory. Rain had delayed the start of the game for over four hours.

Quake Orphan Reflects Peru's Loss, and Anger

Relatives of a baby who lost as many as 60 members of his extended family say rescue efforts were tragically slow.

Giuliani Boasts of Surplus ; Reality Is More Complex

As mayor of New York, Rudolph W. Giuliani left office with a bigger budget deficit than existed when he arrived.

As Woes Grow, Mortgage Ads Keep Up Pitch

Despite troubles in the mortgage business, advertising that critics say is often misleading continues unabated.


The College Second Home

University towns, urban centers and rural enclaves alike are drawing buyers seeking homes for their college-bound family members.

Laundered, but Still Lemons

There is a good chance a car labeled as a "lemon" can be sold in another state with no indication of its troubled past.

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That Yawn After Lunch Is Perfectly Normal

The urge for an afternoon nap is natural enough, but your job, alas, is not in Spain.

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