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  • U.S. courts refuse Schiavo rehearing

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A federal appeals court rejected another plea by the parents of Terri Schiavo to have her feeding tube reinserted yesterday, with one judge rebuking Congress and President Bush for intervening in the case. Hours later, the U.S....
  • Terrorist attacks bring out the good, the bad and the ugly in all of us

    "IT WAS THE best of times, it was the worst of times." Thus begins Charles Dickens' classic, A Tale of Two Cities. He could have been describing America since the horrible day of Sept. 11, 2001. Terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center twin towers and...
  • Police say letter to New York Post is anthrax-laced

    A letter mailed to the New York Post has tested positive for anthrax and is similar to anthrax-laced letters sent to NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, police said late yesterday. The letter addressed to "Editor" was...
  • Political bombshells fall in Washington

    At 1: 19 p.m. yesterday, history was made on the floor of the House of Representatives. There was a muffled cheer. A few spectators in the gallery applauded. At that moment, as the decisive 218th vote was cast against him, Bill Clinton became the first...
  • Senators committed to trial

    Key Senate Republicans rejected yesterday President Clinton's plea that they join him in negotiating a "reasonable" and "proportionate" response to House impeachment charges that would allow him to avoid a trial in the Senate. But a consensus appeared to...
  • The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark

    The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (860 pages, $37.50) In this brick of a book, Chicagoan Perlstein has done a jampacked job of chronicling a riveting, portentous...
  • Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier

    Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier
    General Atomics announced Wednesday it has received an initial contract for systems to launch and recover aircraft for CVN 79, the aircraft carrier to be named for John F. Kennedy. Kennedy will be the second Gerald R. Ford-class carrier to be built at...
  • This is not the first immigrant crisis in America

    Children are fleeing strife-torn Central American countries and crossing the border into the United States. Congress rants about border security yet cannot agree on any reform legislation. Barbed wire-topped walls to keep people out work no better than...
  • Shipyard news: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark in Newport News

    Shipyard news: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark in Newport News
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...
  • Emmy Voters Lean Toward Barbed Political Commentaries on Latenight

    As far as the Emmy nominees for Variety Series are concerned, it's the politics, stupid. A category once dominated by music and sketches now tilts decidedly toward contemporary commentary and lampoons. Whether the hook is faux news reporting (Jon...
  • An anniversary we should keep in perspective

    The following editorial appeared in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Thursday, Aug. 7: Forty years ago last week, the president of the United States announced his resignation. Richard M. Nixon, weakened by two years of metastasizing scandal that had...