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Drop Foreseen in Median Price of U.S. Homes

Many officials and housing-industry government executives had said that a nationwide decline would never happen.


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Spying Program May Be Tested by Terror Case

The case of two men convicted of supporting terrorism is central in a push to challenge an eavesdropping program.

In 2008 Race, Little Ones Go on the Trail With Daddy

Five presidential contenders have children under 10, a circumstance historians say has no recent precedent.

Choking on Growth

Choking on Growth
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As China Roars, Pollution Reaches Extremes

China's pollution problem, like the speed and scale of its rise as an economic power, has shattered all precedents.

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Hear a General, Hug a Sheik: Congress Visits Iraq

Roughly 50 lawmakers have been to Iraq this summer, and their impressions are influencing the policy debate.

Taliban Raise Poppy Production to a Record Again

A record crop in Afghanistan is likely to renew debate on the United States' troubled counternarcotics program.



36 Hours in Ottawa

36 Hours in Ottawa Go ahead, call it the San Francisco of eastern Canada %u2014 it's worthy.

400 Candles, and a Yearlong Blowout

400 Candles, and a Yearlong Blowout Quebec City will celebrate the 400th anniversary of its founding next year.

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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Week in Review

T Magazine

Barry: A Grand but Solemn Gathering
The City: The Heist and the Sawed-Off Leg
The Maison de Verre, the Best House in Paris
It's Bird Eat Bird in a Cluttered Sky
T Style: Women's Fashion Fall 2007