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Candidates Scrambling to Cope With Rise of Huckabee

The chaotic nature of the Republican race was on display over the weekend as Mike Huckabee's sudden rise to the top tier rippled across the field.

Political Memo
In '08 Race, the Other Clinton Steps Up Publicly

Bill Clinton is not running his wife's campaign, but he has become the most powerful force in the operation besides her.

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For Recipients of Medicare, the Hard Sell

Federal officials are trying to cut down on aggressive or deceptive sales pitches for Medicare Advantage plans.

Celine Dion, She Went On and On
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Celine Dion, She Went On and On

About 4,000 fans bid farewell to "A New Day," Celine Dion's show in Las Vegas. Fans of Ms. Dion can be more than dyed in the wool: Line Biron is dyed on the shoulder.

Free Trade Zones Ease Passage of Counterfeit Drugs

Counterfeiters use free trade zones to hide a drug's provenance or to make or relabel adulterated products.

Old U.S. Allies, Still Hiding Deep in Laos

Thousands of jungle warriors hired by the C.I.A. during the Vietnam War live in fear of the Laotian government.

Saudi King Pardons Rape Victim

Saudi Arabia's king pardoned a rape victim who had been sentenced to prison and 200 lashes, a newspaper reported.


Manchester Center, Vt.
A Village Where Even New Yorkers Slow Down

Even the shadows of clouds plod up the mountains near Manchester Center in southwestern Vermont.

A Wagon Survives the Slippery Slope

While many manufacturers are ditching station wagons, Volvo is offering a rugged new edition of its XC70.

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How to Defang Scary Technology

In learning new software, focus on the concept more than the sequence of keystrokes.

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