Bush threatens to cut off aid to Palestinians
CALGARY, Alberta -- President Bush on Wednesday told his key allies that the United States would cut off aid to the Palestinians if they failed to embrace the kind of changes he demanded on Monday.
Belgium ends case on Sharon
PARIS -- A Belgian appeals court on Wednesday threw out a war crimes case against Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel for his role in the massacre of Palestinians at the Sabra and Chatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The decision puts world leaders beyond the reach of Belgium's controversial law of "universal jurisdiction" for human rights cases.
U.S. Capitol stocks up on 20,000 gas masks
WASHINGTON -- Call it another sign of the times: The first of 20,000 gas masks -- enough for all lawmakers, their aides and other employees and even tourists in the event of a chemical or biological attack -- have begun arriving at the U.S. Capitol.
Security tight for July 4th parties
Bigger Fourth of July crowds, more fervent displays of patriotism -- and tighter security -- are expected around the country on the first Independence Day since the Sept. 11 attacks.
Pakistani troops die as clash crosses border
The deaths of 10 Pakistani soldiers fighting al-Qaida signal a shift in the role of Pakistan.
Ridge says homeland agency open to ideas
WASHINGTON -- Concerns and complaints grew Wednesday as Congress dug deeper into the details of President Bush's proposed Homeland Security Department, prompting a top Bush adviser to assure lawmakers the White House would accept changes.
Burn, pulverize or shred, but make sure it's destroyed
WASHINGTON -- The government's rules about secrecy sound like they came from the old TV show Get Smart.
GOP delays drug vote to try to expand support
WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's signature plan to create a Medicare drug benefit for seniors might be in jeopardy because some House GOP members do not want to vote for it.
No Pledge of Allegiance in school, Calif. court says
The ruling, which experts say won't stand, calls the words "under God" a violation of church-state separation. It has no effect in Florida.
The conundrum: share with public, but not terrorists
As a government committee sifts through Top Secret documents, it faces the dicey task of balancing the country's right to know with the danger of who might find out.
Pill not linked to breast cancer
A large, government-funded study finds that age, race and family history of women who took birth control pills did not affect breast cancer risk.
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