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March 4, 2001

Susan Taylor Martin
Family of Clinton utilized long White House tradition
Should we really be surprised that Clinton kin were trying to get pardons for themselves and others? It would seem to be one of the few areas in which presidential relatives haven't traded on their White House connections.

Paul de la Garza
Just like that, my kids are citizens
WASHINGTON -- On Feb. 27, 2001, my 6-year-old son Carlos and my 7-year-old daughter Monica became U.S. citizens. While that sentence may not go down as the punchiest lede in the annals of American journalism, it sure felt good writing it.

Military crash kills 21; 3 from Lakeland
The Florida Army National Guard plane was taking a Virginia civil engineering squad home after training.

'Death-tax' repeal looks less certain
A rich-man's crusade against Bush's plan to eliminate the estate tax might make it easier for Congress to say no.

Good cop, bad cop
The careers of two stellar FBI agents collided over the most important questions of truth. The collision erupted in scandal. One of the agents was allowed to retire with honor. The other was drummed out. You might not guess which is which.

Today's television news shows
Here is a listing of today's television news shows.

The Child Citizenship Act
Under the Child Citizenship Act, which took effect Tuesday, most foreign-born children adopted by U.S. citizens will automatically acquire U.S. citizenship on the date they immigrate. Here are some questions and answers about the effect of the new law. For more information about the application procedures and forms, you may go to the Immigration and Naturalization Service Web site at or contact the INS National Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-800-375-5283.

National briefs
Northeast readies for huge storm

Washington Journal
Rep. Kleczka, we'd all like to meet Ernie

World briefs
Explosion, fire destroy Thai leader's plane

Canada report
Vancouver was ready when earthquake hit 

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