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  • 12 years ago

    More than fur would fly when animal rights activists and, perhaps, environmental groups mount protests in New York, under a new law proposed by an upstate legislator: Protesters would be considered "terrorists." New York is one of several states c...

  • 13 years ago

    There's a new joke circulating among lay Catholics these days. A young priest approaches an older priest and says to him, with the utmost anxiety, "Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned." The older priest looks grave and replies, "Continue, my son...

  • 13 years ago

    In 1995 World Bank vice president Ismail Serageldin made a much quoted prediction for the new millennium: "If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water." Serageldin has been proven correc...

  • 13 years ago

    Two years ago, when U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft was sweating through his Senate confirmation hearings, he swore that his personal dislike of abortion wouldn't conflict with the job. "I will obey the rule of law," he intoned, again and agai...

  • 14 years ago

    An organization that represents black police officers announced a federal lawsuit against new york city earlier this month, claiming the new york police department secretly and illegally monitored its political activities by reviewing telephone re...

  • 14 years ago

    Friday, October 19—A fringe element of the anti-abortion movement apparently took another stab at terrorizing the pro-choice community Tuesday when it sent letters claiming to hold anthrax to 170 abortion clinics around the country. The mail ...

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