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Journalist facing fines urges press to protect 1st Amendment

Posted: 05/10/2008 - A former USA Today reporter facing fines for failing to reveal her sources for stories about the 2001 anthrax attacks said Saturday that news organizations need to go on the offensive in the fight to protect the First Amendment.

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Mother's Day celebration reaches 100th anniversary

Posted: 05/10/2008 - On this 100th anniversary of Mother's Day, the woman credited with creating one of the world's most celebrated holidays probably wouldn't be pleased with all the flowers, candy or gifts.

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Obama overtakes lead in superdelegates for first time

Posted: 05/10/2008 - Barack Obama erased Hillary Rodham Clinton's once-imposing lead among superdelegates Saturday when he added more endorsements from the group of Democrats who will decide the party's nomination for president.

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Feminists Sharply Divided between Clinton, Obama

Updated: 05/12/2008 - NEW YORK - No constituency is more eager to see a woman win the presidency than America's feminists, yet — despite Hillary Rodham Clinton's historic candidacy — the women's movement finds itself wrenchingly divided over the Democratic race as it heads toward the finish.

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EBay's PayPal Rule in Australia Draws Fire

Updated: 05/12/2008 - SAN JOSE, Calif. - EBay Inc. is exploring whether to require customers to use its online payment service PayPal, a move that has angered users and prompted antitrust scrutiny in Australia, where a PayPal-only rule takes effect next month.

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Child 'Forrest Gump' Actor Leaving Army

Updated: 05/23/2008 - FORT RILEY, Kan. - As a boy, Michael Conner Humphreys made a splash on the silver screen as "Young Forrest Gump." As an adult, he somewhat mirrored the life of his movie character: He joined the Army and fought in an unpopular war.

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Commando Leaders Shift Away From Rumsfeld Strategy

Posted: 05/10/2008 - The military command overseeing the nation's most elite forces has moved away from a contentious plan that gave it broad control over anti-terrorism operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and other hot spots around the globe.

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New York Rep. Fossella Faces Calls For His Resignation

Posted: 05/10/2008 - Embattled and embarrassed by the confession he fathered a child from an extramarital affair, New York Rep. Vito Fossella is facing public calls for his resignation. Secluded with his family, he must decide if he wants to keep his job badly enough to grapple with the lingering questions and fallout from the scandal.

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Feminists Sharply Divided Between Clinton, Obama

Posted: 05/10/2008 - No constituency is more eager to see a woman win the presidency than America's feminists, yet — despite Hillary Rodham Clinton's historic candidacy — the women's movement finds itself wrenchingly divided over the Democratic race as it heads toward the finish.

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Myanmar Junta Hands Out Aid Boxes With Generals' Names

Posted: 05/10/2008 - Myanmar's military regime distributed international aid Saturday but plastered the boxes with the names of top generals in an apparent effort to turn the relief effort for last week's devastating cyclone into a propaganda exercise.

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Beat the Press: High-Flying Obama Plays to Win

Posted: 05/09/2008 - On a five-hour flight from Washington to Oregon late Thursday, Illinois senator Barack Obama went to the back of his charter plane for a spirited word game against reporters, and it was clear he did not intend to lose.

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Indian Villagers Kill Park Leopard

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Irate villagers chased, shot and burned to death a 4-year-old leopard after it strayed into their area from a nearby north Indian tiger reserve, a forest official said Friday.

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Tina Turner To Rock Anew

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Taking her energy on tour in October for first time in 8 years; chats with Julie Chen about it.

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Happy Mother's Day: Woman pregnant with 18th child

Posted: 05/09/2008 - It's a happy Mother's Day for an Arkansas woman - she's pregnant with her 18th child. Michelle Duggar, 41, is due on New Year's Day, and the latest addition will join seven sisters and 10 brothers. There are two sets of twins.

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