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Crippling Hamas

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Terror | PLO chief Yasser Arafat may have died of natural causes, but Israeli officials openly bragged of helping another leading terrorist on to his reward. On March…

Scared Saudi

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Terror | For Saudis, the year ended much as it began: with gunfire, smoke, and screams. A Dec. 6 al-Qaeda raid on the American consulate in Jeddah left five employees…

Year of the hurricane(s)

Year of the hurricane(s)

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National | Floridians can still call them by name, like shirt-tail relatives who insist on visiting too often and staying too long: Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne. Week…

Price of gas

Price of gas

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National | Soaring gas prices throughout the summer and fall were blamed for slowing the nation's economic recovery-and President Bush's reelection bid. By Election Day,

Intelligence (re)design

Intelligence (re)design

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National | On July 22, nearly three years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, a nonpartisan commission released its 567-page report on what went…

So is there life on Mars?

So is there life on Mars?

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National | Martian rovers haven't found evidence of it. But the NASA interplanetary dune buggies have found evidence that water once existed on the Red Planet. If Spirit…

Early retirement

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National | Millions of extra viewers tuned into NBC Nightly News on Dec. 1 for the farewell broadcast of longtime anchor Tom Brokaw. But the graceful exit of the…

Martha must pay

Martha must pay

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National | Martha Stewart began 2004 a near-billionaire, overseeing a vast media empire built on her knack for cooking and home decor. She ended it with friends…

Death-row decision

Death-row decision

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National | Largely emotionless throughout his six-month trial, Scott Peterson remained so when a jury decided he should die. Mr. Peterson was convicted Nov. 12 of…

Coming out, stepping down

Coming out, stepping down

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National | New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey (D) in August dropped a political bombshell, announcing that he was a homosexual, had engaged in adultery with a man, and…

Sick day

Sick day

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National | For the first time in nearly 20 years, William Rehnquist is not presiding over a new session of the Supreme Court. The 80-year-old chief justice announced in…

Recess appointments

Recess appointments

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National | After years of waiting, President Bush decided enough was enough. With Senate Democrats refusing to consider a half dozen of his judicial nominees, Mr. Bush…

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