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Science study: oft-licked rat is contented rat

Thousands of dollars in therapy bills can now be avoided because of research done by a team of scientists who found that the way a mother cares for her child can determine how anxious or fearful they turn out as adults. More

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Cronkite finally comes out of the liberal closet

A few weeks ago in this space, I criticized Walter Cronkite for attacking the Bush administration over the war in Iraq. My analysis was that the former CBS News anchorman was coming at it from an internationalist point of view, putting the objectives and policies of foreign countries on the same level as those of the United States. More

Portable cell phone numbers to help industry

We predict that cellular phone companies will not be mired in chaos this fall when the Federal Communications Commission

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DNC

The Democratic National Committee got itself into a mess last week. News leaked that the DNC was going to lay off 10 workers in order to "retool" for the upcoming presidential election. The trouble came when it was revealed that every person on the layoff list was black. More

Kids get the boot; where are the morality czars?

Has there ever been a clearer, more irrefutable example of our political leaders' lack of a moral compass than the clandestine, 11th-hour elimination from the new tax bill of a promised child tax credit for almost 12 million of America's poorest children? It's a move that is so coldhearted that it could only have been made by people who have lost all moral direction. More

There have been reams of copy written in newspapers and magazines across the land about Jayson Blair. The Internet has been ablaze with people commenting about how much this has or has not hurt the cause of affirmative action, and several pundits have stepped forward to state their cases about how much Blair has disgraced The New York Times specifically, and journalism in general. More

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Will Jefferson Street finally receive its due?

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Nation

Economic recovery is taking hold, and the stock market has taken a positive turn. But a lot of people in this country are still struggling financially. More

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LES shows how big city still views the South

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White people should deem themselves now pardoned

Few Americans have heard of the National Slave Memorial Act (HR 196) that proposes to erect a National Slave Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. More

Sharon, Abbas recognize peacemakers are blessed

Even relentless optimists have learned to be cautious about the Middle East. But a new flicker of hopefulness is beginning to spread, and here's a central reason: Both sides now realize it is in their own economic interest to pursue a political solution. More

U.S. government develops life-tracking device

The Pentagon is embarking on a project that will literally track a person

Democrats disingenuous about the USA Patriot Act

To hear Sens. Kerry, Edwards and Graham tell it, Ashcroft is the second coming of Hermann Goering. His Justice Department is rounding up perfectly law-abiding citizens and throwing them into prison without due process.

One good Democrat needs to step up, confront Bush

How do these guys get away with it? These are the very same folks who used to blame Democrats for deficits. I remember it. Democrats caused deficits. Deficits were bad. Forget about that. More

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Where are the promised arms of mass destruction?

It's been seven weeks since the statue of Saddam Hussein toppled in Baghdad. And American forces have still found no weapons of mass destruction. More