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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

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…

Early retirement

By The Editors
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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…

Year's best gadget

Year's best gadget

By The Editors
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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…

Sick day

Sick day

By The Editors
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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…

Price of gas

Price of gas

By The Editors
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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,

Gay but not happy

Gay but not happy

By The Editors
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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…

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