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  • Hussein Rejects Ultimatum; U.S. Hones Its Plans for War

    War ticked ever closer Tuesday as Saddam Hussein appeared on television in uniform and rejected with contempt President Bush's ultimatum to relinquish power and flee Iraq by tonight. Instead, his foreign minister suggested that Bush and British Prime...
  • U.S. Forces Enter Iraq

    U.S. and British troops swept into southern Iraq on Thursday in an invasion aimed at Baghdad, where a new wave of missiles and bombs struck a presidential compound housing several government departments at the heart of Saddam Hussein's power. The...
  • Q&A: Iraq Demystified: a Primer on Politics, History

    The U.S. war in Iraq takes place in a region with a long and complicated history unfamiliar to many Americans. We asked experts on Iraqi politics and history to answer some basic questions. How did Iraq come into being? Iraq was born as a state in 1921,...
  • Battered Capital's Spirits Rise

    For nine hours Sunday, central Baghdad was seized by a phantom. Rumors circulated that a British plane had been shot down and that its two pilots had ejected and were hiding in the reeds along the Tigris River. Security men and hundreds of spectators,...
  • Baghdad in U.S. Hands

    U.S. troops broke Saddam Hussein's 24-year grip on the Iraqi capital Wednesday as cheering, dancing crowds shouted, "Oh, Iraq!" and, with help from the Marines, toppled a four-story statue of the president, dragging its head in the streets while...
  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • The face as frontier

    The face as frontier
    Society may not be quite ready for the day when a dead person's face is recycled for the living — but that day is coming nonetheless. Such an operation would give new life to someone severely disfigured by burns, cancer or an accident, allowing the...
  • Staging our political reality

    Staging our political reality
    So here I am, deep in Oregon's Willamette forest, darkness falling, the rain getting heavier, my unsuitable shoes leaking copiously and the map provided by Cascadia Forest Defenders turning to papier-mache in my hands. I am searching for a group of tree-...
  • Holy Buckingham Batman, here come the Super Dads

    Dads dressed as superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman are taking the world by storm. When the world witnessed a Batman eluding the "Bobbies," while running around on the ledges of the United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham palace, it begs a few...
  • Why America Has Waged a Losing Battle on Fallouja

    Why America Has Waged a Losing Battle on Fallouja
    FALLOUJA, Iraq — As soon as the women of Fallouja learned that four Americans had been killed, their bodies mutilated, burned and strung up from a bridge, they knew a terrible battle was coming. They filled their bathtubs and buckets with water....
  • Warning on Russian Didn't Reach Defense Staff

    The State Department circulated a list of nine air companies linked to reputed arms trafficker Victor Bout in June, warning diplomatic posts against hiring the firms. But the Defense Department, which oversees most of the massive military contracts in...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
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  • Where are the Ravens, Orioles on ESPN's franchise rankings?

    Where are the Ravens, Orioles on ESPN's franchise rankings?
    ESPN The Magazine has unveiled its annual Ultimate Team Rankings, which measure “how much MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL franchises give back to the fans in exchange for all the time, money and emotion the fans invest in them.” The franchises were...
  • Nats put McLaren in charge; Ex-O's manager Johnson might be target

    The Washington Nationals’ team plane arrived in Chicago on Thursday evening carrying baseball’s hottest team and its oddest situation. The Nationals have surged to their first winning record in June since 2005, their inaugural season, on the...
  • Showalter, former O's predict success for Johnson, Nats

    Showalter, former O's predict success for Johnson, Nats
    It has been 14 years since Davey Johnson managed in Baltimore, but he still holds the distinction of being the last skipper to lead the Orioles to the playoffs or to get them above .500. Now, he'll be charged with trying to guide the club just south of...
  • Johnson agrees to manage Nationals

    Davey Johnson, a former Orioles manager and player, will become the next manager of the Washington Nationals and will manage them at least through the 2011 season, general manager Mike Rizzo said on the national broadcast of Saturday's game against the...
  • A few thoughts on the IronBirds and Orioles

    This is one of those Tuesdays that I find myself sitting here wondering what I'm supposed to write in the space that you are reading. Sometimes, it's easier said than done and it appears that this is the case for this week. That said, there's plenty...
  • 15 years after split, a chance for Peter Angelos, Davey Johnson to patch things up

    15 years after split, a chance for Peter Angelos, Davey Johnson to patch things up
    Davey Johnson hadn't owned a home in more than a decade. But soon after being hired by the Orioles in 1995, he defied baseball managers' conventional logic by buying — rather than renting — a ranch house on the north side of Loch Raven...
  • MLB Network to host award shows next year

    MLB Network to host award shows next year
    We just had our annual BBWAA meeting, and there are two things of interest that came out of it. One: Next year, the BBWAA season awards – that’s MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year – will be announced on MLB...
  • Winter meetings notes: Orioles looking to cultivate local ties

    Winter meetings notes: Orioles looking to cultivate local ties
    The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001. If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
  • One year later, Showalter's Orioles still a work in progress

    One year later, Showalter's Orioles still a work in progress
    Asked recently to describe his first year at the helm of the Orioles, manager Buck Showalter searched for the perfect word or phrase. Has it been frustrating? Exhilarating? Draining? A mixed bag? "It's been, 'Under construction,'" Showalter eventually...
  • A's already set up to roll through the postseason

    A's already set up to roll through the postseason
    Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline. But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
  • Former Cubs manager Don Zimmer dies at 83

    Former Cubs manager Don Zimmer dies at 83
    Baseball lost one of its great ambassadors Wednesday when former Cubs manager Don Zimmer died in Florida at 83. Zimmer, nicknamed “Popeye” for his strength and big cheeks, spent 66 years in baseball. But few were as wild as his three-...
  • Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing

    Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing
    Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of longtime Major League player, manager, coach and Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer, who was 83: "Like everyone in Major League...