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  • Search For Stowaways In Ship Containers Turns Up Nothing

    Search For Stowaways In Ship Containers Turns Up Nothing
    A container on board a ship that cruised through the Middle East and Pakistan before heading to New York Harbor had everyone from Homeland Security to the Port Authority scrambling to make sure there aren't stowaways on board. A grueling day-long...
  • At Least 60 Killed in Iraq Bombings

    At Least 60 Killed in Iraq Bombings
    Baghdad -- Attackers killed at least 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in strikes that targeted Shiites and renewed fears of sectarian violence, authorities said. The deadliest attack was a suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims just west of the...
  • 'The Devil's Double' review: Real life sensationalized without purpose

    'The Devil's Double' review: Real life sensationalized without purpose
    **1/2 (out of four) Saddam Hussein’s son Uday (Dominic Cooper) is such a giver: He generously invites/kidnaps underage girls back to his home, and he forces guests at his birthday party to strip down so, uh, they can be a little cooler. For many...
  • Iraqi Kurds delay Kirkuk vote

    Kurdish lawmakers agreed Wednesday to a six-month delay of a referendum on whether the oil-rich city of Kirkuk should join the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan or remain under Iraqi central government control. The delay had been expected because of...
  • SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood

    SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood
    "Nicky! Look over your shoulder. Nicky!" It was 11:30 in the morning and the paparazzi firing squad was lined up in front of the Kodak Theater on Hollywood and Highland. Technically this was Barbara Walters' hour in the hot, bright, Hollywood sun -- the...
  • 'Courage and Consequence' by Karl Rove

    'Courage and Consequence' by Karl Rove
    Karl Rove is a true believer, as the subtitle to his memoir suggests, in a fighting faith. Much that vexes our current politics flows from the fact that he is an exemplar rather than a singular case. "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in...
  • Robert Novak dies at 78; syndicated columnist and TV commentator

    Robert Novak dies at 78; syndicated columnist and TV commentator
    Robert Novak, the longtime syndicated columnist and television commentator who was at the center of a furor late in his career as the first journalist to disclose the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, died Tuesday. He was 78. Novak died at home in...
  • PASSINGS: Carl Smith, Hasib Sabbagh

    Carl Smith Country singer had hits in 1950s Carl Smith, 82, a country musician of the 1950s and '60s known for his dynamic voice, died Saturday at his Tennessee home, according to the Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn. Smith had 41...
  • 'Hitch 22' by Christopher Hitchens

    'Hitch 22' by Christopher Hitchens
    Hitch-22 A Memoir Christopher Hitchens Twelve: 448 pp., $26.99 With the possible exception of Tom Wolfe and Maureen Dowd's, Christopher Hitchens' marvelous byline is the most archly kinetic in current-day American letters. Every article, review and...
  • Rumsfeld and nominee in sharp contrast

    WASHINGTON — In turning to former CIA Director Robert M. Gates to take the reins at the Pentagon, President Bush has selected a low-key loyalist who is in many ways the opposite of outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Whereas Rumsfeld...
  • Rajiv Joseph's newest stripe

    Rajiv Joseph's newest stripe
    It was a tiny article in the back of a newspaper that first caught the attention of playwright Rajiv Joseph. An American soldier stationed in Baghdad reportedly killed a Bengal tiger at the local zoo after the animal maimed a colleague who was trying to...
  • Bush's shoe toss

    Bush's shoe toss
    Shoes make news surprisingly often. Think Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the U.N. General Assembly in 1960, brandishing his shoe at a Filipino delegate who was accusing the U.S.S.R. of imperialism in Eastern Europe. Speaking of the Philippines, think...