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June 7, 2001
Smoker with cancer is awarded $3-billion
The decision against Philip Morris is thought to be the largest ever for an individual suing a U.S. corporation.

Interior's Norton backs moratorium on drilling
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton tried to walk a fine line with President Bush's energy policy Wednesday, suggesting that offshore drilling along Florida's coast is a possibility while appeasing the state's opposition to it.

Senate sees new leaders, old problems
WASHINGTON -- On the historic day that Democrats took control of the Senate, Sen. Tom Daschle, the new majority leader, used the word "bipartisan" at least 10 times.

Susan Taylor Martin
Labor on verge of landslide (yawn) -- but why?
When British voters go to the polls today, it will mark the end of what paradoxically has been one of the most important -- and lackluster -- campaigns in years.
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