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August 18, 2000

'I stand here . . . as my own man'
LOS ANGELES -- "For all our good times, I am not satisfied."

Democrats not leaving as one happy family
The main task for Al Gore, alongside running mate Joseph Lieberman, was convincing people that he is likable.

Sub sustained 'terrifying hole' before sinking
MOSCOW -- The sunken submarine Kursk has a "terrifying hole" on its starboard side, a top Russian official said Thursday as new underwater film indicated that an explosion wrecked the vessel and sent it plunging to the sea bottom in seconds.

NABJ: Increase number of black journalists
PHOENIX -- A panel made up mostly of white media executives said Thursday they were disappointed with a decline in the number of African-Americans in newspaper and broadcast newsrooms across the nation.

National briefs
Kennedy cousin to stand trial

Excerpts from the speech
Remarks by Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore to the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles on Thursday. Remarks are as prepared for delivery:

Democratic convention briefs
Bush proposes 3 debates, 2 for VP candidates

World briefs
Bombs injure at least 21 shoppers in Latvia  

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Decision 2000

  • Bush Pledges Iraq Arms Hunt Will Continue
  • 'Partial Birth' Abortion Ban Passes House

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