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January 2008

Thursday, January 31

  • After Mining Deal, Financier Donated to Clinton Charity
  • Violence In Iraq Draws Veil Over Women
  • Bush Asserts Authority To Bypass Defense Act
  • Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey
  • Afghanistan Risks Becoming ‘Failed State’, Reports Warn
  • Clinton Remained Silent As Wal-Mart Fought Unions
  • In Senate, Questions on Protection for Alaska’s Polar Bears
  • Sentenced to Death: Afghan Who Dared to Read About Women’s Rights
  • UN: Climate Change May Cost $20 Trillion

    Wednesday, January 30

  • US Justice Chief Refuses to Call Waterboarding Torture
  • Police Rapped for Using Taser on Girl in Bedroom
  • Mukasey Says Waterboarding Clarification ‘Not An Easy Question’; Facing Senate Hearing Today
  • FBI Investigates Sub-Prime Crisis
  • Gandhi Finally Laid To Rest in Arabian Sea Ceremony
  • Justice Not So Blind in Politically Charged Cases
  • US Troops Allegedly Killed Detainees
  • Security Council Loses Credibility Over Iran, Israel
  • Claimants Tiptoe Around Lucrative Antarctic Rights
  • Video Reveals Violations of Laws, Abuse of Cows at Slaughterhouse
  • Story About Petition-Drive to charge Bush, Cheney with War Crimes Generates Flame War
  • Chicago Study Calls Taser’s Safety Claims Into Question
  • John Edwards to Quit Presidential Race

    Tuesday, January 29

  • Kenya’s Problem Goes Beyond Ethnicity and Elections
  • Anti-Whalers Leave Antarctica, But Vow to Return
  • An American Builder’s Failures in Iraq Are Found to Have Been More Widespread
  • Environmentalists Sue Over Rule That Would Allow Killing of Wolves
  • Prison Study to Investigate Link Between Junk Food and Violence
  • Obama Takes Big Risk on Driver’s License Issue
  • Bush Urged Not to Lock Successor into Iraq
  • Kucinich Postpones Bush Impeachment Effort
  • Lawmakers Fault FEMA on Trailers
  • Obama Anointed by Kennedy Dynasty
  • Rove Passes Up Commencement Speech at Choate After the Students Object
  • Afghan Women Protest American Kidnapping
  • US Has Used Waterboarding in Past: Ex-Spy Chief

    Monday, January 28

  • As Global Food Costs Rise, Are Biofuels To Blame?
  • Auto Companies Press States on California Emissions
  • Faeces Change the Face of Gaza
  • Mass Killings Under Suharto Recalled
  • War Again In Fallujah?
  • What’s at Stake Today in The Senate’s FISA Filibuster Vote
  • CSNY Speak Out and Listen In “Deja Vu”

    Sunday, January 27

  • Lebanon Shiite Cleric Calls for Bush Trial Over Iraq
  • Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, On Foot
  • Brattleboro to Vote on Arresting Bush, Cheney
  • Bush: Pace of Withdrawal from Iraq May Have to Slow
  • Big Business Says Addressing Climate Change ‘Rates Very Low on Agenda’
  • Ted Kennedy Endorsing Obama
  • Tip-Off Thwarted Nuclear Spy Ring Probe
  • Obama Wins Landslide In South Carolina
  • Bush Opens Roadless Tongass National Forest to Logging

    Saturday, January 26

  • Bush Opens Roadless Tongass National Forest to Logging
  • Biofuels a Lose-Lose Strategy, Critics Say
  • Religious Leaders Assail Bush Agenda
  • Pakistan Bans International Observers From Conducting Exit Polls for Election
  • Money Left Behind
  • Antarctic Glaciers Melting More Quickly
  • Catholic Priest, Other Protesters, Sentenced in Santa Fe
  • So Is Waterboarding Torture? Mukasey May Never Say
  • Let War Resisters Stay: Demonstrators

    Friday, January 25

  • Immigration Officials Detaining, Deporting American Citizens
  • Federal Rule to Allow More Hunting of Gray Wolve
  • Abortion Rights Groups Say Legal Fights Loom
  • Neocons Shaken, But Not Deterred
  • Iraq: ‘US the Biggest Producer of Terror’
  • Senate Spy Bill Still Shields Telecoms
  • Wolfowitz, War Architect, Named to Head US Security Panel
  • Bush Plan for Iraq Would Be a First
  • Cloned Meat Decision Sparks Consumer Campaign

    Thursday, January 24

  • Who Decides Who’ll Be Allowed on TV Debates?
  • UN Observer Can’t Attend Omar Khadr Hearing, Pentagon Says
  • Company Paid Twice for War Support Work
  • At Auto Show, Calls to Mainstream 100-MPG Car
  • US Stymies Security Council Action on Gaza
  • Democrats Attack Iraq Security Proposal
  • Brazil Amazon Deforestation Soars
  • Kucinich Starts New Impeachment Drive
  • Cheney Pushes for Renewed Wiretap Powers
  • Drought Could Force Nuke-Plant Shutdowns

    Wednesday, January 23

  • Study: Bush Led US To War on ‘False Pretenses’
  • Palestinians Topple Gaza Wall and Cross to Egypt
  • Detainee Torture Remains a Reality, Reports Show
  • Study: Bush Led US To War on ‘False Pretenses’
  • War in Congo Kills 45,000 People Each Month
  • Poor Still Suffering From Last Recession
  • Loss of 9.7 Million Children Unacceptable, Says UNICEF
  • Planned Parenthood Kicks Off Lobbying Effort
  • Top Dems Stall Miers, Bolten Contempt Vote
  • Biotech Critics Challenging Monsanto GMO Sugar Beet
  • Palestinians Topple Gaza Wall and Cross to Egypt

    Tuesday, January 22

  • Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strike a Key Option, NATO Told
  • Gaza: No Rights, Little Mercy
  • Contractor Abuses Rarely Punished, Groups Say
  • Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strike a Key Option, NATO Told
  • The Lowdown on Topsoil: It’s Disappearing
  • US Censors Arctic Scientists’ Findings as it Prepares for Oil and Gas Auction
  • Greenpeace Interupts Whaler Refueling
  • As Abortion Rate Drops, Use of RU-486 Is on Rise
  • World Wind Energy Market Seen Growing in 2008
  • ‘Ancient Civilization . . . Broken to Pieces’

    Monday, January 21

  • Cheney Impeachment Gains Traction in House Judiciary Committee
  • Oil Canals May Have Worsened Katrina
  • Young Activists Mobilize Against ID Law
  • Obama Blasts Ex-President Bill Clinton Ahead of Debate
  • Historians Fear MLK’s Legacy Being Lost
  • Plan for Designated Protest Space on DC Mall Debated
  • FBI Denies File Exposing Nuclear Secrets Theft
  • New Generation of Homeless Vets Emerges
  • Israeli Fuel Blockade May Halt Food Handouts, UN Warns
  • How The Iraq War’s $2 Trillion Cost to US Could Have Been Spent

    Sunday, January 20

  • Is US on Brink of War with Iran?
  • Clinton, Romney Victors in Nevada; S.C. to McCain
  • Foreign Investors Buy Stakes in US
  • A New,Global Oil Quandary: Costly Fuel Means Costly Calories
  • An Iraq Veteran’s Descent; a Prosecutor’s Choice

    Saturday, January 19

  • MLK Jr. inspires generations of Non-violence
  • Democrat Demands Answers on White House e-Mail Archives
  • Senior Women Editors Campaign For Peace
  • Pentagon and Contractors One Happy Family?
  • Afghan War Only Just Beginning, Security Group Warns

    Friday, January 18

  • In Defending War Vote, Clintons Contradict Record
  • Waxman Challenges White House E-Mail Claim
  • Taser Executive Faces Tough Questions
  • Sale of Canada’s Leading Satellite Developer Not Ethical: Engineer
  • US Groups Band Together to Stop Nuclear Transfer to India
  • London, Paris Honored for Greening Transit Systems
  • Canada Urged Not To Share Water with Americans
  • Secret Service: Detailed Look at ’06 Turmoil
  • Senator Feingold Charts Course
  • Canada Places US, Israel on Torture Watch List
  • Parsing The Democrats’ Iraq Plans

    Thursday, January 17

  • Obama Appears to Laud Reagan for Confronting 1960-70s “Excesses”
  • With Friends Like These …
  • UN Official: US Neglects Katrina Victims
  • Vets Cleared to Sue US over PTSD Claims
  • Opium Fields Spread Across Iraq as Farmers Try to Make Ends Meet
  • Climate Talk’s Cancellation Splits a Town
  • White House Exempts Navy From Sonar Ban, Angering Environmental Groups
  • Anti-War Groups Retreat
  • US Consumers Oblivious to GM Food Fears

    Wednesday, January 16

  • US Insists Cluster Bombs Not Bad if Used ‘Responsibly’
  • Burma Gem Boycott Raised
  • Report Says US Lenders Prey on Minorities
  • Wounded Vets Trade One Hell for Another
  • How the Pentagon Planted a False Hormuz Story
  • US War on Terror Moves East
  • Iraq’s Healthcare Left in Disarray after Invasion
  • Wexler Calls for Cheney’s Impeachment

    Tuesday, January 15

  • Court: MSNBC Can Bar Kucinich
  • Update: NBC Fights to Keep Kucinich Out of Debate
  • Antarctica Lost More Ice in Last 10 Years: Study
  • No Immunity, No Testimony
  • The Green House (Building) Effect
  • Protests Greet Nuclear Power Resurgence in US South
  • IDF Kills 17 Palestinians in Raids on Gaza City
  • Whalers Hold Two Protesters Hostage, Sea Shepherd Claims
  • NBC Battles To Keep Kucinich Out of Las Vegas Debate
  • FBI Wants Instant Access to British Identity Data
  • Afghan Prison Looks Like Another Guantanamo

    Monday, January 14

  • In Defending War Vote, Clintons Contradict Record
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman: Close Guantanamo
  • Iraq: Awoken to a New Danger
  • Pakistan: Food Shortages Dim Public Enthusiasm For Polls
  • Waterboarding: Intelligence Chief Says, ‘For Me It Would Be Torture’
  • Traumatised Veterans ‘Have Killed 120 in US’
  • Ending A Journey: Walk For Impeachment Reaches Goal, But Fight Not Over

    Sunday, January 13

  • US Corporate Elite Fear Candidate Edwards

    Saturday, January 12

  • In Voiding Suit, Appellate Court Says Torture is to be Expected
  • Racial Tensions Roil Democratic Race
  • Iraqi Civilian Deaths Massive by Any Measure
  • Iraq Less Violent But Not Less Hellish

    Friday, January 11

  • Pakistan Warns US Not to Enter Northwest
  • On Anniversary, Views of Surge Diverge
  • 2 Freed Colombian Hostages Thank Chavez
  • World Warming Despite Cool Pacific and Baghdad Snow
  • UN Remains Impotent as Captive of US
  • Abu Ghraib Officer: Probe Was Incomplete
  • Protests Mark 6 Years of Guantanamo
  • Protesters Disrupt Vermont Governor’s State of the State Address
  • Official Version of Naval Incident Starts to Unravel

    Thursday, January 10

  • Ashcroft Deal Brings Scrutiny in Justice Dept.
  • Report Finds Rising Tide of Green Financing
  • Britain to Build New Nuclear Power Plants
  • Oilsands Producers Get Failing Grade on Environment
  • Ex-CIA Official May Refuse To Testify About Videotapes
  • Evolutionists At War Over Altruism’s Origins
  • Iraq: Fuel Crisis Freezes Life
  • Kucinich Undaunted by Fifth-Place Showing
  • 2005 Use of Gas by Blackwater Leaves Questions

    Wednesday, January 9

  • Judge Won’t Inquire Into CIA Tapes Case
  • The Afghanistan Surge
  • AT&T and Other ISPs May Be Getting Ready to Filter
  • House Launches FCC Investigation; Warns Against Destroying Documents
  • CIA Whistle-Blower Philip Agee Dies in Cuba
  • Hundreds of Iraqi Interpreters Denied Chance to Live in UK
  • FCC to Probe Comcast Data Discrimination
  • US Diplomats Critical of Bush Iraq Policy-Survey
  • Shell and Total Square Up Over Gasfield in Iraq’s Sunni Heartland
  • Introducing The iTaser: MP3 Player Meets Hip, Portable Shock Device
  • White House Ordered to Say Whether Missing E-mails Were Stored
  • Did Racist Voters Cost Obama The Primary?
  • Report Reveals Vietnam War Hoaxes, Faked Attacks

    Tuesday, January 8

  • Clinton Allies May Dump Millions Into Anti-Obama Group
  • Rights Groups Urge International Efforts for Kenya
  • Court Revives Lawsuit Against No Child Left Behind Law
  • Abused Immigrant Spouses May Face Deportation
  • France Best, US Worst in Preventable Death Ranking
  • US Groups Sue Shell Over Refinery Pollution
  • Call to Keep Water Clean of Privatisation
  • ACLU Rips Plan to Track R.I. Students
  • Clinton’s Civil Rights Lesson

    Monday, January 7

  • Musharraf: Bhutto to Blame for Her Assassination
  • Pakistanis See US as Greatest Threat
  • Voter ID Laws Are Set to Face a Crucial Test
  • Racial Disparities Persist in US Cancer Treatment
  • For Pentagon and News Media, Relations Improve With a Shift in War Coverage
  • Iranian Boats “Provoke” US Navy Ships in Hormuz: CNN
  • Killer of US Soldiers Becomes a Hero, Exposes Underlying Tensions
  • Israel Seeks Ban on Settlement Report Ahead of Bush Visit

    Sunday, January 6

  • US Military Not Welcome in Pakistan: Army
  • Court to Consider Execution by Lethal Injection
  • Gaza Outages Expand After Fuel Cutbacks
  • SDS: One Generation Got Old, One Generation Got Soul
  • Will CIA Tape Investigation Dig Deep Enough?
  • Former US Presidential Candidate Urges Bush’s Impeachment

    Saturday, January 5

  • UC Berkeley Lawyer Who Justified Torture of Detainees Sued
  • Congressional Hopefuls Applaud Maine Congressman For Impeachment Call
  • Hillary Booed at NH Democratic Party Dinner
  • It’s My Party: I’ll Taser if I Want To
  • ‘Skinny Kid with a Funny Name’ Reshapes US Politics

    Friday, January 4

  • Call to Boycott Slave Children Cotton
  • Foreign TV News Fell to Pre-9/11 Levels in 2007
  • Jungle Tribal Leader Kelesau Naan Took on The Loggers. It May Have Cost Him His Life
  • National Academy of Scientists Defends the Teaching of Evolution
  • Burning Biofuels May Be Worse Than Coal and Oil, say Experts
  • Groups Seek to Stop Relicensing of Nuclear Plants
  • Navy Must Cut Sonar Use off California
  • Cloned Livestock Poised To Receive FDA Clearance
  • 2003 Letter Told CIA: Trashing Tapes Would Harm Image
  • Clinton Campaign Stung By Third-Place Finish

    Thursday, January 3

  • Jamie Oliver Campaigns For Chicken Welfare
  • Talk Show Icon Phil Donahue Fights for Soldier
  • The Iowa Caucuses: Five Not-So-Unlikely Surprises
  • French Activist Bove Launches Anti-GMO Hunger Strike
  • 16 States Sue EPA to Force Waiver Over Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Candidates Scored on AIDS Policies
  • Ruling Gives Human Rights Groups Protections of Press
  • Terror Prosecutions Shed More Heat Than Light
  • Mexican Farmers Protest NAFTA
  • Rice and Gates Divided over Iran’s Role in Iraq
  • US Admissions of Iraqi Refugees Fall Far Short of Bush Administration Goal
  • Alaskan Sea Drilling Plans Condemned

    Wednesday, January 2

  • Justice Dept. Launches Criminal Probe of CIA Tapes
  • Move to Impeach Cheney Gains Support in Congress
  • Anti-War Protesters Arrested At Huckabee’s Iowa Office
  • Presidential Candidates Diverge On US Joining War Crimes Court
  • Last of Haditha Marines Avoids Murder Charges
  • Former “Dateline” Reporter Blasts NBC
  • 9/11 Commission Leaders Blast CIA on Interrogation Tapes
  • Alert Over The March of The ‘Grey Goo’ in Nanotechnology Frankenfoods

    Tuesday, January 1

  • Kucinich Supports Obama for Second
  • Nader Throws Support to Edwards, Blasts Clinton
  • Bhutto Report: Musharraf Planned to Fix Elections




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