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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,

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Batsmen and hurlers

Batsmen and hurlers

By Gene Edward Veith
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National | Dozens of small towns return to the roots of the national pastime

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