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U.S. Officials See Waste in Billions Sent to Pakistan

Money intended to bolster Pakistan's military effort against Al Qaeda and the Taliban has been diverted toward weapons systems to counter India, officials said.

Giuliani Hits a Rocky Stretch as Voting Approaches

Rudolph W. Giuliani's presidential campaign has been hurt by acknowledged missteps, sharp shifts in strategy and reports about his personal life.

Golden Opportunities
When Shielding Money Clashes With the Free Will of the Elderly

Thousands of older Americans have sued companies that promoted dubious offers even though the victims concede they made unwise decisions.

Don't Expect Them at the Early-Bird Sale
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Herald Square Journal
Don't Expect Them at the Early-Bird Sale

Macy's on West 34th Street has been open since Friday at 7 a.m. , the first all-night marathon in its 105 years.

In Kentucky's Teeth, Toll of Poverty and Neglect

About half the population in Kentucky does not have dental insurance, and 1 in 10 are missing all their teeth.

Anarchists in the Aisles? Stores Provide a Stage

Shopdropping, or slipping things into stores as opposed to illegally taking them out, has been growing in popularity.


Theater

A Dramatic Comeback for the Play

/ This year the play stood up for itself and reminded us that it can go places inaccessible to other art forms, writes Ben Brantley.

In Search of Her Inner Kangaroo Suit

Eve Best Eve Best on what it means to be self- conscious and vulnerable.

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Small-Car Stew, Stirred and Reheated

The new Ford Focus is a warmed-over version of the one that's been around since 2000.

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Training for a New Life Through a New Trade

A group called Brooklyn Woods seeks to provide a more promising path to people who are chronically unemployed.

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