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Democrats Newly Willing to Compromise on Iraq

Senate Democrats are hoping to force at least modest troop withdrawals in the coming months.

Despite DNA Test, Prosecutor Is Retrying Case

Prosecutors in Mississippi have sought a new capital murder trial after DNA evidence overturned a conviction.

Age of Riches
Big Gifts, Tax Breaks and a Debate on Charity

Some ask whether the public benefits of philanthropy are commensurate with the tax breaks that givers receive.

Republican Candidates Make Thompson a Target

The debate was the most contentious of the campaign.

Luciano Pavarotti, Italian Tenor, Dies at 71
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Luciano Pavarotti, Italian Tenor, Dies at 71

The Italian singer's ringing, pristine sound set a standard for operatic tenors. The Three Tenors, from left, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Mr. Pavarotti in 1996.

An Appreciation
Italian Operatic Artistry at Its Finest

Even experts could confuse one great artist with another, but no one ever mistook the voice of Luciano Pavarotti.

German Police Arrest 3 in Terrorist Plot

The three Islamic militants arrested on Wednesday were in the advanced stages of plotting large-scale attacks against several sites frequented by Americans, officials said.


The Hunt for Gotta-Have-It Gadgets

The Hunt for Gotta-Have-It Gadgets Web sites find foreign marvels and sell them to early adopters.

High-Speed Video Store in the Living Room

High-Speed Video Store in the Living Room Vudu's new $400 movie box, to be available at month's end, offers a choice of nearly 5,000 films.

An Audi With 572 Horsepower, Should You Need It

Audi says its new RS6 Avant will have more power than the Lamborghini Gallardo.

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