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House's Iraq Bill Applies U.S. Laws to Contractors

The House overwhelmingly approved a bill that would bring all U.S. government contractors in the Iraq war zone under the jurisdiction of American criminal law.

Debate Erupts on Techniques Used by C.I.A.

The disclosure of secret legal opinions on interrogation sparked debate over the treatment of terrorism suspects and whether Congress has been adequately informed of legal policies.

Guilty Plea Stands, but Craig Won't Quit Senate

Senator Larry E. Craig of Idaho, defying the wishes of many in his party, said he would stay in the Senate.

For Sale: Korean Land, With DMZ Views
Seokyong Lee for The New York Times
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For Sale: Korean Land, With DMZ Views

Land next to the demilitarized zone may be cheap, but it could not be given away a few years ago.

Army Enlists Anthropology in War Zones

In an experimental program, anthropologists are paired with American combat units in Afghanistan and Iraq.

More Doctors in Texas After Malpractice Caps

After Texas limited awards in medical malpractice lawsuits, doctors arrived from all over the country.


Appalachia's Other Trail

Appalachia's Other Trail The Benton MacKaye Trail blazes through the wildest stretches of southern Appalachia.

Swap Houses, Swap Lives

A family discovers that to really know a country you must live there, not visit.

Shifting Habits

Is driving a manual transmission a basic life skill, like rock, paper, scissors and shuffling cards?

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It's Only a Game, but It's Played at Work

Some bosses see online games as harmless, brief diversions (with emphasis on "brief" ).


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