ISTANBUL, Turkey - Turkey's top court on Wednesday narrowly decided against banning the ruling party over accusations that it was steering the country toward Islamic rule, preserving a government locked in a power struggle with the secular elite.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I know you've addressed the problem before, but what's your view on drinking bottled water, and how much of it should we drink?
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WASHINGTON - As speculation swirls, Barack Obama and John McCain are knuckling down to the work of choosing running mates with their nominating conventions just weeks away.
WASHINGTON - Marketing food and drinks to children these days occurs with more than just a few television ads. It involves promotional displays at grocery stores and packaging that directs them to Web sites where they can play games, win prizes or send e-cards to a friend.
NEW YORK - Amid the gloom of higher gas and food prices and a slumping housing market, Americans appear to be looking for a bit of hope.
CANTERBURY, N.H. - Eleven-year-old Alberta Kirkpatrick didn't believe she would ever be loved when she arrived in New Hampshire almost 80 years ago.
WASHINGTON - President Bush could have commuted the death sentence of Ronald A. Gray, a former Army cook convicted of multiple rapes and murders.
WASHINGTON - The United States can defeat al-Qaida if it relies less on force and more on policing and intelligence to root out the terror group's leaders, a new study contends.
WASHINGTON - The government's budget deficit will surge past a half-trillion dollars next year, according to gloomy new estimates, a record flood of red ink that promises to force the winner of the presidential race to dramatically alter his economic agenda.
AHMADABAD, India - It's a cycle India has seen repeated 13 times in nearly three years: Bombs are planted where they can kill as many people as possible. Investigations follow, memories fade and months later, bombs explode in another city.
NEW YORK - Twinkle, twinkle, little Internet router. And cell phone. And digital video recorder. And cable modem. And game console. And power strip. And TV - even though it's turned off.
HONOLULU - Animal-rights activists want the U.S. to stop using animals as subjects to help train its military, calling the medical and trauma exercises cruel and a disservice to the troops.
When partner opens one no-trump, you probably use transfers into the major suits. A two-diamond response shows at least five hearts with any point-count, and a two-heart response promises at least five spades.
DALLAS - As district attorney of Dallas for an unprecedented 36 years, Henry Wade was the embodiment of Texas justice.
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