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It is notoriously difficult to prove a negative. At what point can you
be sure that something does not in fact exist?
Congress has once again passed a bill banning "partial-birth abortion."
It's not the first time. President Clinton vetoed similar bans in 1996
"We have to hold these people until we find out what is going on."
According to a report issued June 2 by the Justice Department's own
Inspector General, that's what Michael Chertoff, head of t
The Bush Administration's carefully stage-managed June 4 Aqaba summit
could not hide the serious structural impediments to a resolution of the
As quixotic searches for "weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq continue
to yield little more than chagrin, the Washington establishment is
As America's jobless rate hit a nine-year high and after-the-fact
analyses of the Republican tax plan revealed that the Bush
Administration and its allies in Congress had denied child tax credi
My right eyelid twitches on an irregular but steady basis. Is this anything to worry about? Or is it just age and the worries of the world?
Where do I begin?
Hillary Clinton's autobiography comes out barely a week after Martha
Stewart is indicted for obstruction of justice and fraud related to
alleged insider trading, and you still don't beli
They pushed the CIA to say
That nukes could quickly come our way--
Saddam might, with a finger snap,
Remove Chicago from the map.
War correspondents frequently suffer from what might be diagnosed as
Ernie Pyle Syndrome.
This is your passport I hold in my hand:
a hemisphere, half red ink, half blue--
as yet untorched by terror, but polluted
James Wood, the ferociously intelligent critic whose reviews appear
regularly in The New Republic and the London Review of
Books, has single-handedly done a great deal to improve
Lew Wasserman, who died last summer at 89, was not only the most
powerful and influential man in Hollywood over the past half-century but
also the most enigmatic.
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