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All Public Universities To Be Free

A bill to eliminate tuition at public universities is making its way through Congress and is expected to pass within days.

University to Rescue Iraqi Scholars

The New School University in New York announced yesterday the launch of the New University In Exile, a program to provide small grants and visas to scholars from Iraq.

Streets Come Alive as Relief and Exuberance Greet End of Conflicts

Thousands take to the streets to celebrate the announced end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

City Council Votes to Beat Swords Into Plowshares

NEW YORK — The New York City Council is scheduled to vote later this week on a measure that may finally close the doors on the City’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, following complaints by parents and teachers, and a recent spate of student walkouts.

New York Bike Path System Expanded Dramatically

Ninth Avenue and beyond.

Strategist: GOP Has Ensured America Safe From Liberalism

Republican party strategist Frank Luntz said today that despite the election of Barack Obama, America is still “safe from liberalism.”
“Safe from liberalism?” chuckled a Democratic party strategist who wished to remain anonymous. “That’s absurd; we won the election!”
But Luntz insisted. “Sure, the Democrats now have more power. That’s a fact. But what can they really [...]

Popular “America’s Army” Video Game, Recruiting Tool Cancelled

WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense announced yesterday the cancellation of its highly successful and popular “America’s Army” online game and recruitment tool. The program has already been converted into a new game, operated by the State Department, entitled “America’s Diplomat.” State Department spokesperson Donald Demsfold called this “a pretty good step towards nurturing a [...]

An Exclusive Interview with Former President Bush

Former President George W. Bush gave his first post-indictment interview yesterday to Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes. The interview, conducted at Bush’s Crawford, Texas ranch is scheduled to air Sunday evening. 60 Minutes has provided the Times with excerpts of their discussion.

Bush Resumes Golf Game

WASHINGTON (AFP) — Former U.S. President George W. Bush returned to the fairway this week, after previously giving up the game out of respect for the families of U.S. soldiers killed in the conflict in Iraq in 2003.

Court Indicts Bush on High Treason Charge

George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, was indicted Monday on charges of high treason.