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Burma cyclone. Burmese storm toll 'nears 4,000' "More than 3,900 people were killed by a devastating cyclone that hit eastern Burma on Saturday, state media say, and thousands more people are still missing."


Dem Primaries. Obama, Clinton finally showing their differences "Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton tried mightily Sunday to convince ...

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The latest news on Food aid, Immigration rallies, Farm bill, Education, Payday lending-Ohio, Hurting in DC, Dockworkers strike the war, Loyalty oath, Middle East, Al Qaeda-Somalia, UK local elections, Maternal deaths, and Op-Ed.

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Food aid. Bush Seeks $770 Million More in World Food Aid "President Bush asked Congress to approve $770 million in new global food aid for the coming fiscal year, the centerpiece of an evolving administration response to a crisis that has sparked increased violence and hunger around the world." Bush Seeks More Food Aid for Poor C ...

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The latest news on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Minorities increase, Immigration, Food prices, Environment, Payday lending-Ohio, L.A. gangs, Rich & poor in Canada, India, Zimbabwe, Al Qaeda-Pakistan, Al Qaeda-Afghanistan, Iraq-Iran, Tibet, and Op-Ed.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day. Sirens wail as Israel remembers victims of Holocaust "Sirens pierced the air in a mournful two-minute wail throughout Israel on Thursday in a tribute to the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis as the country marked Holocaust remembrance day."


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the latest news on Economy, Sen. Obama-Rev. Wright, McCain's health plan, Iraq, Vets education, Child abuse, Payday lending-Ohio, New Orleansschools, Ethanol and food, Food crisis, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Tony Blair's faith, and Editorial.

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Economy. Foreclosures double, home prices tumble "The most severe real estate recession in decades appears far from over, with the pace of foreclosures rising, the fall in home prices accelerating and the pain spreading to nearly every major U.S. city."

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The latest news on Voter ID upheld, Health programs, Farm bill food assistance, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, GI Bill, Immigrants, Global food crisis, Climate change, Abortion-India, Iran-Iraq, Zimbabwe, and Afghanistan.

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Voter ID upheld. Voter ID law upheld "The Supreme Court opened the door to state laws that require voters to show a photo identification before casting a ballot on election day." High court's OK of voter IDs likely to spur more such laws "The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Indiana's photo ID law in elections will permit ...

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Food crisis. UN meeting to address food crisis "Key United Nations development agencies are meeting in Switzerland to try to develop solutions to ease the escalating global food crisis." The New Economics of Hunger "The food price shock now roiling world markets is destabilizing governments, igniting street riots an ...

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The latest news on Economy, Faith-based schools, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Executions, New lobby group, Faith and politics, Feature-Tony Hall, Food aid, Zimbabwe, Iraq, Iran, Israel-Gaza, Syria, Darfur, Pakistan, Reformed Islam and Op-Ed.

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Economy. Haggling over farm bill hurts those on food aid "The continued failure of Congress to approve a final version of the 2007 farm bill could adversely affect low-income families who rely on food stamps and other federal nutrition assistance as food prices continue their dramatic rise,"

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McCain on poverty. McCain talks poverty in Appalachia "Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) tried to position himself somewhere between Johnson and Reagan

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Pennsylvania primary. Clinton Takes Pennsylvania "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton won the Pennsylvania presidential primary decisively, running up a 10-percentage-point victory that bolstered her case for staying in the race for the Democratic nomination."

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Pensylvania primary. Clinton needs big win today "Senator Hillary Clinton faces the toughest test yet of her struggle to capture the Democratic nomination in today's Pennsylvania primary: Not only must she score an expected win, she must beat her rival, Senator Barack Obama, by a large enough margin to convince party leaders that she would be the stronger nominee in the fall."

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