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Pakistan Says Bhutto's Death Has Qaeda Link

An official said there was a debate within the Bush administration over whether to press for an international investigation.

Political Memo
Crisis Overseas Is Sudden Test for Candidates

The assassination of Benazir Bhutto provides a rare unscripted test of presidential hopefuls' geopolitical smarts.

The Long Run
A Biracial Candidate Walks His Own Fine Line

Barack Obama's postracial style is the reason for much of his political success, but it also has its pitfalls.

Shame of Imported Labor in Kurdish Iraq
Michael Kamber for The New York Times
Shame of Imported Labor in Kurdish Iraq

Foreign workers in Iraq's Kurdish north say they have been deceived by the agents who arranged their journeys.

In Surprise Step, Bush Is Vetoing a Military Bill

President Bush said a provision that could expose Iraq to legal claims dating to Saddam Hussein's rule was at issue.

Harvard's Aid to Middle Class Pressures Rivals

Officials say expanded financial aid at Harvard may push other colleges to shift aid away from low-income students.

Choking on Growth
Choking on Growth
Mimi Kuo-Deemer
for The New York Times
Choking on Growth
Beijing's Olympic Quest: Turn Smoggy Sky Blue

For the world's Olympians, Beijing's air is an issue for performance. For the city's millions of residents, it is an inescapable health and quality-of-life issue.


An American Primitive

An American Primitive The tension between realism and spectacle runs like a fissure through "There Will Be Blood."

Scary in Spanish

Scary in Spanish "The Orphanage" relies on basic and durable horror movie techniques.

The Spirit Moved Them

Many people acquire second homes to seek out sun, surf or snow. But for others, a second home is for seeking out the soul.

How Ugly? Put a Bag on That Car
How Ugly? Put a Bag on That Car

Designed to maximize safety, the Aurora is known among some auto historians as the ugliest car of all time.

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