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  • 10 years ago

    George W. Bush will deliver his fifth State of the Union address tonight not as the outclassed yet endearing underdog he was for his first, but as the champion on the ropes, taking body blows from all directions. From the war in Iraq to the failed...

  • 10 years ago

    After all those hours of senatorial grilling, how has Judge Samuel Alito done? It depends on whom you ask. The Republicans are impressed with the Supreme Court nominee. The Democrats are frustrated. And most high school sophomores are somewhere be...

  • 10 years ago

    Considering President Bush's recent admission that he taped the private conversations of private citizens, it's no surprise that presidential powers topped abortion in significance the second day of Judge Samuel A. Alito's confirmation hearings. T...

  • 10 years ago

    April 29, 1993—At the Hands Across Watts peace summit between members of the Bloods and the Crips, convicted murderer Stanley Tookie Williams delivers a videotaped message from San Quentin’s death row to hundreds of gang members gathered...

  • 11 years ago

    Three years ago, Princeton University appointed Harvard professor Cornel West as the school's newest professor of religion. This came after Harvard president Lawrence Summers questioned the quality of West's "scholarship" to colleagues and the pre...

  • 11 years ago

    A mistrial was declared last week in the manslaughter trial of a New York City cop who fatally shot West African immigrant Ousmane Zongo in May 2003 in Chelsea. The jury was reportedly deadlocked 10-2 for conviction but couldn't reach a unanimous ...


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