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  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
  • Volleyball: Player, Coach of the Year

    Player of the Year Bailey Webster St. Paul's, hitter Webster's presence on the court was often enough to intimidate other teams before the ball was even struck. Perhaps the best volleyball player ever in the metro area, Webster simply took over...
  • Anthrax probe widens as second case discovered

    Federal officials widened their probe yesterday into the death of a Florida man from anthrax, acknowledging that they are considering bioterrorism after anthrax spores were found on the victim's computer keyboard and in a colleague. Attorney General John...
  • For Phelps, double shifts are all in a day's work

    How does he do it? How does Michael Phelps awaken at the athletes' village, eat, take a 20-minute bus ride to the Olympic Aquatic Centre, warm up, race, warm down, get a massage, bus back to the village, eat, sleep, wake up and do it all again in the...
  • Relay team's bronze ends Phelps' chance for eight gold medals

    Michael Phelps got psyched up for his first gold medal by watching the movie Miracle. He is going to need one to meet the expectations that followed him from his home in Rodgers Forge to the Athens Olympics.Yesterday, he won a bronze medal as part of the...
  • On national stage, local kid steals show

    Among the 52 men and women on the U.S. Olympic swim team, there are distinct camps. From the Bay area to Phoenix to Austin, Texas, there are clubs and colleges that attract premier talent and provide a survival-of-the-fittest atmosphere. Then there's the...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • Expectations are high as Mexico prepares to accept foreign oil explorers

    HIDALGO, Mexico On barren ranch land just south of the Texas border, where road signs are pockmarked with bullet holes, a small group of foreign oil and gas companies is looking for the future. Conditions are difficult some companies have resorted to...
  • Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

    Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan
    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court upheld the use of race by University of Texas at Austin in undergraduate admissions, a victory for affirmative action proponents, one year after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered closer scrutiny of the school's practices....
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • Halting effects of alcohol linked to how the worm turns: study

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Mutant worms generated at a lab at the University of Texas may provide a pathway to prevent people from becoming intoxicated after drinking alcohol, a study released on Wednesday said. The research could lead to new drugs to help...