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  • Scattered Clues - New shadows darken the TWA Flight 800 probe

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    Scattered Clues - New shadows darken the TWA Flight 800 probe

    The elusive ignition source for the extremely rare center tank explosion that the National Transportation Safety Board believes destroyed TWA Flight 800 on July 17, 1996, remains a troubling and controversial mystery. Although the investigation is co...

    by Robert Davey on February 23, 1999
  • Rocket Science - The FAQs about the Yankees' big deal

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    Rocket Science - The FAQs about the Yankees' big deal

    The Roger Clemens deal. It's all everybody who's anybody is talking about these days especially those who write for the local papers. Front page, back page Clemens is the number one story everywhere you look. But as usual, there's loads of disinfor...

    by Allen St. John on February 23, 1999
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    Netscape's Bookable Offense

    Last month, when Netscape kicked off its provocative new $15 million advertising campaign for the Netcenter Web site, its goal was to cause a stir. It succeeded. On Monday, lawyers for the Chelsea Football Club, one of England's top teams, demanded...

    on February 23, 1999
  • Scoop - Behind the White House Face-Lift

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    Scoop - Behind the White House Face-Lift

    The campaign to switch the spotlight from Bill to Hillary Clinton ground on last week as the scandal machine continued to churn out embarrassing scoops about the first family, including Chelsea a development that is bound to enrage both parents. D...

    by James Ridgeway on February 23, 1999
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    Deconstructing Diallo's Death

    In the weeks since Amadou Diallo was shot down in a Bronx doorway, he has become an icon of police brutality in New York. His supporters are calling the police who killed him "murderers" and the doorway where he died a "death chamber." And as the pro...

    by Cynthia Cotts on February 23, 1999
  • Breaking The Ice - One-Eyed Willie O'Ree, the man who busted the NHL'S color line

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    Breaking The Ice - One-Eyed Willie O'Ree, the man who busted the NHL'S color line

    No monuments stand in Boston for Willie O'Ree. No Massachusetts highways bear his name. Neither the Bruins nor any NHL team has retired his number 22. Yet Willie O'Ree is hailed as "The Jackie Robinson of Hockey" the first black man to skate in th...

    by Stu Hackel on February 23, 1999
  • A Most Unusual Collection Agency - How the U.S. undid UNSCOM through its empire of electronic ears

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    A Most Unusual Collection Agency - How the U.S. undid UNSCOM through its empire of electronic ears

    When Saddam Hussein raised the possibility of attacking U.S. planes in Turkey last week, his threats illustrated what many in diplomatic circles regard as an international disgrace the emasculation of the UN by the U.S. When UNSCOM, the UN's arms-...

    by Jason Vest And Wayne Madsen on February 23, 1999
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    Cool and the Gang - The Fall '99 Collections

    What makes the few short years of late adolescence resonate so powerfully in the collective imagination? The visual code that's learned in high school our ideas about what's dorky or preppy or slutty or arty, what shifting combination of clothes con...

    by Lynn Yaeger on February 23, 1999
  • Sound Bites and Fury - Scholars Deconstruct the Impeachment

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    Sound Bites and Fury - Scholars Deconstruct the Impeachment

    As the impeachment beast dies and pundits move on to fresh meat, intellectuals have begun the task of reading the creature's entrails. What happened here? What did it all mean? Now that it's time to talk subtext, academicsregardless of their persona...

    by C. Carr on February 16, 1999
  • Dirty Work - One-bedroom in tenement building

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    Dirty Work - One-bedroom in tenement building

    Location: Hell's Kitchen Rent: $750 (rent stabilized) Square feet: 270 Occupant: Keith Rizza (freelance photographer); Carl Ferrero (graphic designer, Penguin Putnam, Inc.); Alex (cat) The two of you are on the edge of the sofa with your hands f...

    by Toni Schlesinger on February 16, 1999
  • Killer Instinct - APB Online Hopes Crime Will Pay

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    Killer Instinct - APB Online Hopes Crime Will Pay

    Enter a life of crime and there's a good chance more than notoriety will follow. Breathing down the necks of criminals are legions of buffs who track all aspects of illicit acts and law enforcement's quest against them. Some news outfits are counting...

    by Athima Chansanchai on February 16, 1999
  • The Other New York City Opera - Chinese Traditions Survive a Transplant

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    The Other New York City Opera - Chinese Traditions Survive a Transplant

    It's the Ming dynasty, wartime. A young scholar in a tasseled hat, platform boots, and an embroidered robe searches the Chinese countryside for his sister. He finds, instead, a lost woman with the same name who asks for an escort to safety. Thunder c...

    by Angela Starita on February 16, 1999
  • Newsday's Dumbest Editorial - The 'Honor' of Working at the White House Requires Total Loyalty

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    Newsday's Dumbest Editorial - The 'Honor' of Working at the White House Requires Total Loyalty

    Thomas Jefferson warned that this constitutional democracy can only survive if we, the people, know enough about what's actually going on so that we can protestand vote againstofficial dishonesty. But institutional loyalty in the White House has be...

    by Nat Hentoff on February 16, 1999
  • Raging Bull - Giuliani's Knee-Jerk Cop Defense Is as Incendiary as It Is Inaccurate

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    Raging Bull - Giuliani's Knee-Jerk Cop Defense Is as Incendiary as It Is Inaccurate

    He stood in the closetlike vestibule of his Soundview home, reaching for the keys in his pocket, his eyes filled with terror at the four barking white faces just feet from him with guns as large as history. This newly arrived African, who chose Ameri...

    by Wayne Barrett on February 16, 1999
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    Pirate King Music's No. 1 Bootlegger Gets Busted Again

    Three weeks ago, Charles Larocco, the embattled King of Bootleggers, found himself in a Brooklyn holding cell waiting for the third time in 30 months to be arraigned on federal criminal charges. Just like in June 1996 and May 1997, the 42-year-old ...

    by William Bastone on February 16, 1999
  • Chinatown Take Out - Street vendors say they're being pushed out of their neighborhood

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    Chinatown Take Out - Street vendors say they're being pushed out of their neighborhood

    For Chinatown street vendors as for immigrant vendors across the city the Year of the Rabbit has begun ominously. Even as one group is preparing a class-action suit charging that cops have harassed them from familiar Chinatown spots and into unempl...

    by Andrew Hsiao on February 16, 1999
  • The Second Sex and SI - Women models win out over women writers

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    The Second Sex and SI - Women models win out over women writers

    For many female sports fans, Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, its regular foray into t&a, is an annual slap in the face a reminder that the supposedly triumphant convergence of women and sports has its limitations. But maybe that mixed message i...

    by Joanna Cagan on February 16, 1999
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    IOC SOBs

    With reports of International Olympic Committee members demanding and receiving all sorts of riches, and with Salt Lake City officials bent out of shape about rumors of escorts and lap dancers being supplied in order to secure the Winter Games, Joc...

    on February 16, 1999
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    Mixin' It Up

    It's been another good season of center-ice soirees so far in 199899, with the league's best grill dusters throwing 'em hard and heavy across the circuit. Although actual fighting numbers are down from years past, the good news for fight fans is tha...

    by Mike Beaver on February 16, 1999
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    Letters

    Winning Spre Nelson George ["All Eyez on Spre," February 9] might turn out to be right that Latrell Sprewell's arrival in New York means the Knicks have "crossed to the dark side," but he misses a crucial point that Sprewell is on orders from the Kn...

    on February 16, 1999
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