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Panel Will Urge Broad Overhaul of Iraqi Police

An independent commission will recommend remaking Iraq's police force to purge it of Shiite militants suspected of complicity in sectarian killings, officials said.

Bush Will Offer Relief for Some on Home Loans

The plan comes at a time of growing attacks from Democrats who say the president has remained on the sidelines amid anxiety over the mortgage crisis.

U.S. Says Company Bribed Officers for Work in Iraq

An American-owned company paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to U.S. officers in efforts to win more than $11 million in contracts.

Decades Later, Japan Honors Postwar Judge
Ko Sasaki for The New York Times
Decades Later, Japan Honors Postwar Judge

Radhabinod Pal, the only one out of 11 Allied justices who handed down a not guilty verdict for Japan's top wartime leaders at the Tokyo trials, is still popular in Japan.

Shiite's Tale: How Gulf With Sunnis Widened

For Shatha al-Musawi, a Shiite member of Parliament in Iraq, the urge to reconcile is being blacked out by distrust.

Cancer Society Focuses Its Ads on the Uninsured

The American Cancer Society plans to devote its 2007 ad budget to the consequences of inadequate health coverage.


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Martha's Vineyard B&B&D (Dinner)

Martha's Vineyard B&B&D (Dinner) A number of B&Bs on the island have their own destination restaurants.

Surf Becomes Turf

Where Surf Becomes Turf For summer solitude, drive to Maine and keep going to reach New Brunswick.

What You Get for ... $400,000

A two-bedroom beach cottage in Sarasota, Fla. , a one-bedroom condo in Santa Fe, N.M. , and a four-bedroom house in Palm Desert, Calif.

New Accord Is a Game Changer

With sophistication and finesse, the 2008 Honda Accord may be the best in its class.

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