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Seeking safety

Seeking safety

By Jamie Dean
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National | Massacre sparks action on background checks, debate about guns on campuses

Cruel and unusual punishment

Cruel and unusual punishment

By Priya Abraham
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National | A rare glimpse into remote North Korea uncovers new stories on persecution-300 people a year killed for their faith-amid an unbending communist regime

Looming storms

By Jamie Dean
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National | With rainy season approaching, time is running short to avert disaster

Advance notice

Advance notice

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National | In the post-Schiavo era, living wills and other directives may not be good enough

Anglicans in crisis

Anglicans in crisis

By The Editors
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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…

Death-row decision

Death-row decision

By The Editors
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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…

Pledged to God-for now

Pledged to God-for now

By The Editors
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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…

So is there life on Mars?

So is there life on Mars?

By The Editors
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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…

Cell-out

Cell-out

By The Editors
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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…

Coming out, stepping down

Coming out, stepping down

By The Editors
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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…

Year of the hurricane(s)

Year of the hurricane(s)

By The Editors
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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…

Taking the enemy to court

Taking the enemy to court

By The Editors
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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…

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