Corrections: For the Record

“Special Interests”
The Times has in the past used the term “special interests” to describe unions, environmentalists and even whole ethnic groups, and has used the word “pandering” when politicians take these groups’ concerns into account. We have typically not, however, used “pandering” to refer to politicians catering to the interests of corporations. The Times regrets [...]

War Brides (and Husbands) Find Their Place in a New Iraq

BASRA — Following service in Iraq and an honorable discharge last April, Lieutenant Samantha Blaine returned to Iraq to start a small construction company.

United Nations Unanimously Passes Weapons Ban

NEW YORK – A spontaneous celebration erupted in the U.N. General Assembly after representatives of 192 member states unanimously ratified the Comprehensive Arms Ban Treaty. The treaty outlaws possession, production and trade of military equipment ranging from small arms to nuclear warheads.

The End of the Experts?

The sudden outbreak of peace in Iraq has made me realize, among other things, one incontestable fact: I have no business holding a pen, at least with intent to write.

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Maximum Wage Law Passes Congress

Congress limits top salaries to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Big Boxes Appeal Eviction from Low-Income Neighborhoods

Wal-Mart, Costco, Sam’s Club, K-Mart, and Target are challenging the Economic Independence Act which requires “big box” stores to phase out outlets in or near low-income neighborhoods

Harvard Will Shut Business School Doors

Harvard University Business School will be closing its doors following an unprecedented drop-off in applications this fall. The school will be renamed the Harvard University School of Integrity, and students will receive Masters in Integrity and Compassion, or M.I.C.s.

Ex-Secretary Apologizes for W.M.D. Scare

Ex-Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice reassured soldiers that the Bush Administration had known well before the invasion that Saddam Hussein lacked weapons of mass destruction.

Troops to Return Immediately

Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom were brought to an unceremonious close today.