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Pledged to God-for now

Pledged to God-for now

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National | Call it a case of delayed justice. On June 14 the Supreme Court unanimously agreed that the phrase "under God" should remain a part of the Pledge of…

Taking the enemy to court

Taking the enemy to court

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National | The Supreme Court in June dealt a blow to President Bush's war on terror, ruling that nearly 600 "enemy combatants" held for years at a naval base in Cuba…

Gay but not happy

Gay but not happy

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National | After the Massachusetts Supreme Court gave a thumbs-up to gay marriage last year, 2004 seemed destined to go down as the year homosexual nuptials went…

Anglicans in crisis

Anglicans in crisis

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National | With the worldwide 77-million-member largely conservative Anglican Communion tottering at the edge of schism over homosexuality issues, Archbishop of…

Cell-out

Cell-out

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National | Advocates for the unproven potential of embryonic stem-cell research found allies this year in famous families. After former President Ronald Reagan died of…

Year's best gadget

Year's best gadget

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National | If the 1960s were about free love, the first four years of the 21st century have been about free music. The Recording Industry Association of America prefers…

Hypersonic leap

Hypersonic leap

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National | Forget about going around the world in 80 days. What about three and a half hours? NASA tested an engine which could do just that. On Nov. 16, the…

End of the curse

End of the curse

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Sports | Even the Boston Red Sox's World Series drought couldn't outlast Fred Hale. Born in 1890, four years before Babe Ruth was born, Hale was 16 when the Red Sox…

NFL dynasty

NFL dynasty

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Sports | This was supposed to be the era of parity in the NFL. But the New England Patriots torpedoed the theory that football dynasties were dead by taking home a…

Hockey lockout

Hockey lockout

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Sports | How far has the NHL fallen this year? All the way to the minor leagues. When the Oklahoma City Blazers of the Central Hockey League needed a left winger, the…

Basketball breakups

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Sports | The differences were nearly poetic. One was a team of stars, superstars, and megastars in a city of glitz and glamor. The other, a functional unit with a…

Going for the gold

Going for the gold

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Sports | With the United States track team reeling from steroid scandals, sprinters Allyson Felix, Justin Gatlin, and Jeremy Wariner gave a new face to a sport in…

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