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  • Walter Cronkite, America's original anchorman, dead at 92

    Walter Cronkite, America's original anchorman, dead at 92
    Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite, who was named the "most trusted man in America" in a 1972 poll and came to personify the golden age of network TV news, died Friday. He was 92. Mr. Cronkite's longtime chief of staff, Marlene Adler, said Mr. Cronkite...
  • Police: McNair's death a homicide

    Police: McNair's death a homicide
    The death of former Ravens and Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair this weekend was clearly a homicide, but it could be days before they will be able to classify the death of the woman found in the same condominium with a pistol underneath her body,...
  • 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...
  • Too many choices?

    When one of the country's top experts in prescription economics set out to help his mother choose one of the new drug discount cards, it should have been a piece of cake. But Stephen W. Schondelmeyer spent 45 minutes trolling a Medicare Web site to...
  • DeLay hit with new indictment

    HOUSTON // Six days after an indictment of Rep. Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican, on conspiracy charges roiled the political establishment, a new grand jury issued a second indictment yesterday charging him with the far more serious crime of money laundering...
  • Possible candidates

    SAMUEL ALITO Age: 55 School: Yale Law School Background:: Deputy assistant attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey. Currently: Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (appointed 1990)....
  • Timeline

    1857: The Dred Scott decision, written by Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney of Maryland, rules that black people cannot be U.S. citizens and have "no rights which the white man was bound to respect." 1865: After the Civil War, Southern state governments...
  • Remains of astronauts found

    Remains of some of the seven astronauts in the crew of the space shuttle Columbia have been recovered in rural East Texas, NASA said yesterday. While forensics experts said the fragmentary remains could be genetically identified despite the craft's...
  • Bechler death painful for Cruz

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - It has been two years since Orioles shortstop Deivi Cruz reported to spring training with his entire focus on baseball. Two years since he has gone through a camp without grieving the loss of a teammate he never knew. On Feb. 15,...
  • 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...