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in U.S. Army Contracts Spread From Kuwait Base

Pentagon Graft inquiries into some $6 billion in contracts for possible corruption have resulted in the suicides of at least two officers among scores of suspects.

Auto Workers Set Strike Deadline in Talks With G.M.

The action by the United Automobile Workers union signaled a major snag in negotiations that had appeared to be heading toward a new contract.

Detention Offers View of Shadowy World in Pakistan

The arrest of a Pakistani-born German citizen offers glimpses of the traffic into the tribal areas of Pakistan and the attempt by the authorities to monitor it.

Monks' Protest Challenges Burmese Junta
Democratic Voice of Burma, via European Pressphoto Agency
Monks' Protest Challenges Burmese Junta

Buddhist monks prayed today at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, before marching in the streets.

Post-9 / 11 Cases Fuel Criticism for Nominee

Michael Mukasey's handling of cases of witnesses detained in post-9 / 11 investigations produced some rare criticism.

Tamer of Troubled Schools Has Plan in New Orleans

A new superintendent, Paul G. Vallas, is vowing to transform the city's battered public school system.

Dodd's Other Campaign: Fixing Dad's Reputation

Senator Christopher Dodd's 2008 campaign is the most public chapter in his quest for his father's redemption.

Unwinding in the Capital of the Woodstock Nation

Bethel is among the fastest-growing towns in Sullivan County, town officials say, and has a thriving second-home community.

Electric, but Are They Fantastic?

No electric or plug-in hybrid car can yet match a typical gas-powered sedan for a comparable price.

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